What’s Up —Fourth of July Fun & Fireworks

The most complete list of Fourth of July fireworks displays and festivals in North Texas.  With changes daily in the safety protocols surrounding COVID-19, What’s Up Fort Worth suggests that you check the website for your event of interest.  Have a safe and Happy 4th of July weekend!

 July 3rd – 4th:  Fort Worth Stockyards — Red, White, & Boots 4th of July Celebration

Starting Friday, July 3 the Fort Worth Stockyards is celebrating Independence Day with the Red, White, & Boots 4th of July Celebration. The celebration, which runs through Sunday, July 5 will offer a picnic atmosphere on the lawn, making it easy to social distance, complete with refreshing cold beverages from Shiner Bock including $4 16oz drafts. Guests can also enjoy the celebration with the Boots Campaign display to support military families.

On Saturday from 11am-3pm, DFW’s favorite country music radio The Ranch 95.9 will be broadcasting live from the Stockyards. The music continues throughout the weekend with live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Water Tower Stage, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Stockyards Station, and from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday on the Livestock Exchange Building Veranda.


July 4th:  Fort Worth’s Fourth at Panther Island Pavilion

Fort Worth’s Fourth boasts the “Largest Fireworks Show in North Texas!”       

For the health and safety of the community, this year’s annual Fort Worth’s Fourth celebration has been modified. Fort Worth will still be home to the largest fireworks show in North Texas; however, the festival portion of the event is canceled.  Thanks to generous contributions from Lockheed Martin and TRWD, the fireworks show will be bigger and brighter so you can see from a distance. Watch the show from anywhere as it will be live-streamed at fox4news.com and tune into 95.9 The Ranch for the music. 

Panther Island Pavilion will be closed and there will be no activities. https://pantherislandpavilion.com/event/fort-worths-fourth/

July 3rd – 4th:  Coyote Drive In 4th of July Celebration

It’s that time of the year again! The Coyote Drive In 4th of July celebration is finally here! They will be hosting their own Fireworks show on July 3rd and will be open on July 4th so you can get a great spot to see the Firework show the City of Fort Worth will be hosting, which is the largest in North Texas. 

Review these changes due to COVID-19:
To keep track of vehicle capacity, we are selling admission by vehicle spot. This allows you to bring as many people in your vehicle as number of seatbelts.
No Mercedes Sprinter, Ford Transit, Nissan NV3500 HD will be admitted.
Please buy tickets early as spot are limited. https://www.facebook.com/events/910193836111344/

July 3rd:  City of Mansfield Rockin 4th of July and Fireworks

Mansfield is ready to rock? Independence Day really rocks when you spend it in your favorite hometown at Mansfield’s Rockin’ 4th of July festival. Enjoy bounce houses, games, live music and more before the legendary fireworks show, all at Big League Dreams. All parking is offsite at Vernon Newsom Stadium with free charter shuttles running continuously all night. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and fireworks will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. Celebrate America with your friends and neighbors in Mansfield, USA.


July 4th:  City of Burleson 4th of July Concert & Fireworks

Bring your own chairs, blankets and picnic, there will also be concession available. Patrons are encouraged to sit on the field surrounding the stage, in the bleachers or on most of the fields throughout the park. The concession stand will be open but patrons may also bring a picnic and beverages. No alcohol, glass bottles, pets or tents are permitted in the park. There is a fence that dedicates an area to the concert and concert goers. Canopies can be set up outside of that fence.  Fireworks, including sparklers, are also not permitted. No outside vendors are allowed within the park.

Lions Club Parade

9 a.m. – Parade Starts
Parade route and more information 

Concert & Fireworks
5 p.m. – Gates open
7:30 p.m. – Concert starts featuring Fast Lane, an Eagles Tribute Band
9:20 p.m. – Fireworks show

Location  Chisenhall Sports Complex, 500 W Hidden Creek Parkway

Cost  Free


July 4th:  37th Annual July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza Grapevine, Texas

On Saturday, July 4, Grapevine celebrates in true patriotic style with the 37th Annual July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza. This free 24-minute fireworks spectacular over Lake Grapevine begins at 9:30 p.m. and is set to patriotic music, The fireworks display is the perfect way to celebrate America’s birthday.


July 4th:  Spark in the Park Concerts & Fireworks July 4th Celebration — Weatherford, Texas

Experience Weatherford is excited to announce that after the Governor lifted restrictions on outdoor events, so they are planning the best Spark in the Park yet! On July 4th at Heritage Park we’re going to celebrate Independence Day with a concert and a fireworks show that will

blow you away! This year we have Giovannie and the Hired Guns performing from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm and headliner Jack Ingram performing from 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm. After that, we’ll roll into the biggest and best fireworks show that we’ve had yet (you’re definitely going to want to stay for the grand

finale). The event grounds open at 5:30 pm for parking. Fireworks start at approximately 9:30 pm, we’ll see you there!


July 3rd – 4th:  Granbury’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Festival — Granbury, Texas

Granbury’s proud tradition of celebrating Independence Day returns to a multi-day event this year, thanks to the Granbury Chamber of Commerce and its sponsors. Festivities that are sure to stir patriotic spirits begin on Friday, July 3rd. The Chamber is celebrating 46 years of patriotic tradition with fireworks and family fun!


July 3rd:  Addison KaboomTown — Addison, Texas

The Town of Addison has made the difficult decision to move the 2020 Addison Kaboom Town! fireworks show to a secure, out-of-town location that will be closed to the public. There will be no fireworks in Addison, and no in-person viewing. As previously announced, due to COVID-19 social distancing concerns the 2020 Watch Party in Addison Circle Park and the Addison Airport Airshow have been canceled.

The fireworks display, which will feature almost 30% more shells than last year, can still be viewed in the following ways:

*Streamed on the Town of Addison YouTube Channel at 9:30pm on Friday, July 3, 2020.

*Broadcast on CW33 on Saturday, July 4, 2020 (check local listings for times).


July 3rd:  Southlake Stars & Stripes — Southlake, Texas

Southlake wants to celebrate our country’s birthday and honor our culture and community, all from the comfort of our own homes. Relax and enjoy the evening with friends and family. Explore our site and take a look at some patriotic ideas to make the night one to remember!

Fireworks:  Friday, July 3       9:30 p.m.

This year’s festivities will include a special commemorative video released on social media on July 3 and fireworks shot from Bicentennial Park. The park will be closed Friday, July 3, and will not be open for viewing the fireworks. 




If you have a fireworks event in North Texas that you would like listed, email details to events@whatsupfortworth.com.

What’s Up Fourth of July Fun & Fireworks

The following Independence Day traditions have been cancelled or were not planned this year due to concerns surrounding COVID-19.  Look for these 4th of July Fireworks and Celebration events in 2021 and support these communities and organizations when you can!


Lone Stars and Stripes Celebration / Lone Star Park — Grand Prairie

Stars & Stripes Celebration at Viridian — Arlington, Texas

Family 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks Show — North Richland Hills, Texas

Hurst Stars & Stripes Hurst, Texas

Bedford 4th FEST  Bedford, Texas


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