The Best 4th of July Fireworks, Parades, & Events in DFW

This year will be a lot different than the years before. As long as Covid-19 is here, everyone in the DFW will have to take extra precautions to be safe in public areas. However, that does not mean Fourth of July celebrations are all put on hold. In fact, some fireworks shows and activities are still scheduled and here is the list for DFW.

First, here is a list of canceled shows:

Addison, July 3
Addison Kaboom Town!
The watch party and airshow were canceled and Addison Circle Park will be closed. No in-person viewing of fireworks will take place. A large fireworks show at an undisclosed, out-of-town location will be streamed live on Addison’s YouTube channel at 9:30 p.m.

Farmers Branch, July 2
Independence Day Celebration Canceled
“The City of Farmers Branch has joined other area cities in making the decision to cancel our July 2 Independence Day fireworks show”

Haltom City, July 4
Northeast Tarrant County’s Annual Family 4th Celebration
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Northeast Tarrant Family 4th event will not be held for this year.

North Richland Hills, July 4
Northeast Tarrant County’s Annual Family 4th Celebration
Due to thes COVID-19 pandemic, the Northeast Tarrant Family 4th event will not be held for this year.


Here is the list of 4th of July shows and activities in DFW still scheduled to take place

Allen, July 3
Spirit in the Sky
You can the fireworks from your car in the area near W. Exchange Parkway and N. Watters Road beginning at 9:30 p.m.

Anna, July 4
Fireworks at Anna Coyote Stadium
The show starts at 9:30 p.m. Hand sanitizer will be provided and seating may be limited to allow for social distancing. Play it safe and arrive early.

Arlington, July 3-4
Celebrate Independence Day
The annual festival has been replaced with a fireworks display Friday at 9:30 p.m. visible from the Globe Life Field, AT&T Stadium and Six Flags Hurricane Harbor parking lots. These lots have been designated. Avoid parking in the local shopping centers. Arrive early and expect heavy traffic. The Arlington Independence Day Parade has been canceled.

Burleson, July 4
Fireworks show
A fireworks show is planned at Chisenhall Field without concert or concessions.
Burleson Lions Club Fourth of July Parade
Families are asked to stand 6 feet apart and parade will be livestreamed on the internet.

Canton, July 4
Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Parade and Festivities
The festival includes watermelon & hot dog eating contests, live entertainment, parade, balloon glow and fireworks show.

Denton, July 4
4th of July in Denton
The Yankee Doodle Parade and Liberty Run 5K will be held virtually. You can register for the run online, shirts are available and don’t forget to post or tag photos to the Denton parks Facebook page. The fireworks show at Apogee Stadium was canceled.

Fort Worth, July 4
Fort Worth’s Fourth
Panther Island Pavilion will be closed and there will be no activities. However, the largest fireworks show in North Texas will be at a higher level for better visibility. It will be shown live on FOX 4 at 9:20 p.m. and also streamed on

Frisco, July 4
Frisco Freedom Fest
City of Frisco and FC Dallas will host a 20-minute fireworks show on July 4 at 9:30 p.m. with parking at Toyota Stadium. People are encouraged to stay in their vehicles to watch. The Hotter ‘N Firecracker 5K, cornhole tournament and festival planned for July 3 – 4 are canceled due to COVID-19.

Granbury, July 3-4
Old-Fashioned 4th of July Celebration
The festivities include live music, food, vendors, a parade and a fireworks show at 9:45 p.m.

Grapevine, July 4
July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza
View the fireworks over Lake Grapevine from multiple areas, including some that are paid. Parking spaces may be limited. This show will fill up fast. Arrive early if possible.

Gun Barrel City, July 11
July Fest
The Triple T Amusement Carnival starts at 6 p.m., with live music, fireworks and more.

Hudson Oaks, July 4
Boomin’ 4th
There will be fireworks and live music, and a livestream will be offered right before the show starts.

Irving, July 4
Virtual Independence Day Celebration
The virtual celebration will have a look back at Irving’s best of July 4th footage of parades, fireworks and music.

Joshua, July 3
Independence Day Celebration
The fireworks will be behind Acker Auditorium. The stadium will be closed, so people are asked to bring lawn chairs.

Lewisville, July 4
Stars & Stripes Parade and Festival
The social distancing celebration will offer family fun during a parade and festival. A great alternative if Grapevine Lake is full.

McKinney, July 4
Red, White and Boom
There will be no activities, food vendors or concerts, but walk-in entry is permitted for the fireworks show. It may be restricted if capacity is reached.

Mesquite, July 4
Fireworks Extravaganza at Devil’s Bowl Speedway
The event includes racing and fireworks.

Plano, July 4
All American 4th of July Fireworks
People are being asked to watch the fireworks from their home, vehicle, or neighborhood. The fireworks will launch from the Lavon Farms near the Plano Event Center.

Roanoke, July 3
Roanoke’s Virtual 3rd of July
The virtual celebration will be on Roanoke’s social media and website, and will feature music and fireworks shows from previous years.

Rockwall, July 4
Parade, Concert, Fireworks
The parade will be held Saturday morning, and the celebration will continue later at Harry Myers Park.

Southlake, July 3
Fireworks Show
A special commemorative video will be released on social media and fireworks shot from Bicentennial Park. The park will be closed and will not be open for viewing the fireworks.

The Colony, July 3-4
Red, White & Brave
Lava Cantina will host a limited live show starting at 9:30 p.m. Friday with a livestreamed fireworks display afterward.

Fireworks at The Colony Five Star Complex
The events are canceled but fireworks will go off at The Colony Five Star Complex Saturday night.

Trophy Club, July 4
Independence Day Celebration
The celebration includes a 5K race, parade, fireworks show and more.

Weatherford, July 4
Spark in the Park
A free fireworks show and concerts will be held at Heritage Park.

Although some shows have been cancelled out right, others have been atlered to comply with new laws and regulations. Regardless of where you are in the DFW, there will be a fireworks show available – in person or online. With that said, if you do plan on going out be sure to wear a mask, practice social distancing, and don’t forget hand sanitizer.


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