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Great Fireworks Displays in DFW: Where to Celebrate the July 4th Holiday

Celebrate Independence Day 2014 with Parades, BBQs, Festivals and Fireworks


July 4: Lewisville - Castle Hills Freedom Fest

The 2013 events include the 15th Anniversary of the July 4th Fireworks show. Beginning at dusk, fireworks will light up the night sky. People are encouraged to bring their own blankets and chairs as good spots along the lake are taken early in the day.

When: Fireworks at dusk/about 9:30 p.m.

Where: 2560 King Arthur Blvd., Lewisville, TX 75056

July 4: Lewisville "Red, White & Lewisville"

What: Red White & Lewisville Fireworks Display. The spectacular fireworks show will start shortly after dark at approximately 9:30 p.m. The best viewing opportunities will be on the South side of Vista Ridge Mall and along the 121 Bypass.

When: Friday, July 4, 2014. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Around Vista Ridge Mall area

Additional information: 972-219-3401.

July 4: Little Elm's July Jubilee

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What: On the shores of Lake Lewisville, the Town of Little Elm will host its Seventh Annual Independence Day Celebration, July Jubilee. This family-oriented celebration will include food/merchandise vendors, live music and the evening will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display over the lake.

When: Friday, July 4, 2014 from 5 p.m. until approximately 11 p.m. 

Where: Little Elm Park, 701 W. Eldorado, Little Elm, TX

July 4: Plano's All American Fourth

Angela Patterson

On Thursday, July 4, 2014 the fun begins at 9 a.m. with the Plano Independence Day Parade. Parade route is down Independence Parkway from 15th Street west to Parkhaven Drive.

At 3 p.m. catch the Plano Symphony Orchestra for Patriotic Pops at the Eisemann Center in Richardson. Ticket information is available at www.planosymphony.org.

When: Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve, east of U.S. 75 on Spring Creek Parkway. Picnic baskets are welcome or purchase items from the vendors on site. Parking is available at Collin College, First United Methodist Church Plano and Plano Centre. Listen to the music carefully selected to play in sequence with the fireworks on KLAK 97.5 FM.

July 4: Richardson "Family 4th Celebration"

What: Sparks will fly at the City of Richardson’s annual “Family 4th Celebration” on July 4, 2014 at Breckinridge Park. This traditional, patriotic salute is free and open to the entire community. Attendees are encouraged to bring picnics, blankets and/or lawn chairs and enjoy the evening under the stars!


6:15 Infinite Journey. 8:45 The Richardson Community Band presents its annual Patriotic Salute Concert.

When: Friday, July 4, 2014. Event hours are 6:00 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. Fireworks start at 9:45 p.m.

Where: Breckinridge Park is located just south of the intersection of Renner and Brand Roads in northeast Richardson. 972-744-4300.

Cost: Free. Food concessions will be available for purchase for those who wish to buy or supplement their picnic dinner.

July 3: Southlake Stars & Stripes

Southlakes kicks it off on Thursday, July 3, 2014 with family fun, patriotic music and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Music will be broadcast on 100.7 FM. Candy Art, Balloon Artists, gourmet food trucks and more.

When: Thursday, July 3, 2014; Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Dont bring: Alcohol, pets. Do bring chairs, blankets.

Shuttles/Parking: Beginning at 4 pm, shuttles will pick up passengers at 185 S. White's Chapel Blvd. and bring them to Town Square.

July 4: The Colony "Liberty by the Lake"

What: The 27th Annual Liberty by the Lake festivities begin at 7:45 a.m. with a one-mile run followed by 5K and 10K runs. The annual parade  starts at 10 a.m.

Back again for another year the high flying talents of Lone Star Action Sports - BMX Stunt Show. Performances at 5 pm, 6:30 pm and 8 pm.

The fireworks are scheduled to begin at 9:30 pm on July 4th. The shoot site for the 2014 show will be from the tip of the Stewart Peninsula Golf Course, making Stewart Creek Park the prime viewing area for the show. The fireworks will be shot right over Lake Lewisville, creating a beautiful display of colors. The fireworks are choreographed to patriotic music that will be broadcast at the park and live on 99.9 FM.

When: Friday, July 4, 2014; Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Stewart Creek Park, 3700 Sparks Road, The Colony, TX

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