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2024 Guide to the Best 4th of July Fireworks Near Frisco

By May 15, 2024June 3rd, 2024Area Interests, Judi's Blog

4th of July Fireworks FriscoThere is nothing better than the smell of burgers sizzling on the grill, the sound of laughter from the pool, time with friends at your favorite patio restaurant, and, of course, bringing in the summer with the best 4th of July Fireworks near Frisco. All are within driving distance.

These annual 4th of July celebrations are a great way to usher in the dog days of summer with a bang.

You’re in the right place if you love celebrating America’s freedom with your closest friends while watching spectacular, colorful explosions light up the sky.

Popular 4th of July Fireworks Near Frisco and Surrounding Areas

With so many independance day celebrations in Frisco and surrounding areas, which one do you choose one.

We have created this list of some of our favorite 4th of July events and firework displays to help you plan your upcoming 4th of July fireworks celebration.

Fireworks on the Fairway – PGA Frisco – 7/04/2024

Make sure to attend Fireworks on the Fairway, the biggest event of the year at PGA Frisco! This Independence Day celebration features live music, delicious food trucks and restaurants, carnival games, and a spectacular fireworks display.

Here’s a rundown of what you can expect:

  • Live music: Dance the night away to high-energy tunes from Downtown Fever.
  • Food: Take your pick from a variety of food trucks or grab a bite to eat at one of PGA Frisco’s restaurants.
  • Fun and games: Enjoy classic carnival games and compete for prizes.
  • Drones & Fireworks: Witness a dazzling display of synchronized drones followed by an extravaganza of fireworks lighting up the sky.

Things to know before you go:

  • Bring a blanket for seating; lawn chairs are not allowed.
  • Leave your pets at home (except service animals).
  • Outside food and beverages, coolers, and sparklers are not permitted.
  • No Wagons and carts (strollers are permitted but must stay on concrete paths)
  • No Sporting equipment (including golf clubs, frisbees, footballs, and soccer balls)
  • Private carts are not permitted at PGA Frisco

This event is complimentary to attend but “Does” require a ticket. Also, pre-purchased parking is required.

Food, beverages, carnival games, and face painting will be available for purchase on-site.

For all the details and to acquire tickets, visit the PGA Frisco website.

Frisco Freedom Fest Party in the USA 5K Run – Frisco, TX – 7/03/2024

This year’s Freedom Fest includes a new night-time fun run and Dachsund Race!  As a prelude to the Frisco fireworks show on the 4th, join your neighbors by throwing on your running shoes and fluorescent gear for the 5k run.

Watch runners light up the night as they streak through Jimmy & Clara Jones Park decked out in LED lighting and running to the beat of electronic music.

Register now to guarantee your spot in the race and snag some awesome swag—a tank top, finisher medal, bib, and chip timing are all included! Don’t miss out on these cool perks.

Don’t delay, as registration is limited to the first 1,200 entries.

Plus, enjoy free parking at the City Hall Parking Garage on 6100 Page St.

For all the details, visit the Frisco Freedom Fest 5k Run website.

Frisco Freedom Fest – Frisco, TX

Gear up for a star-spangled celebration at the Frisco Freedom Fest! This two-day extravaganza, held on July 3rd and 4th, from 6–10 pm at Simpson Plaza located at 6101 Frisco Square Blvd.

Start by Unleashing your inner athlete on July 3rd by joining the USA 5K run, a Dachshund Dash for the wiener dogs, and a competitive cornhole tournament.

Then refuel with delicious eats from on-site food trucks and listen to live music under the Texas sky.

As night falls, prepare to be dazzled by a breathtaking fireworks display, often following an exciting FC Dallas soccer match.

This free, family-oriented event (with a few ticketed activities) is the perfect way to honor our nation’s independence.

So, grab your lawn chairs, wear some red, white, and blue, and get ready to celebrate freedom Frisco-style!

It’s your one-stop shop for July 4th fun!

For all the details, visit the Frisco Freedom website.

Kaboom Town – Addison, TX – 7/03/2024

Join us in Addison for one of the nation’s most amazing Independence Day celebrations since 1985!

Every year, over 500,000 guests from all over the country come together to witness the incredible Addison Airport Airshow and a breathtaking fireworks display.

Whether you’re watching from a restaurant, hotel balcony, or at the award-winning festival in Addison Circle Park, get ready to immerse yourself in patriotic fun! See you there!

For all the details, visit the Kaboom Town website.

Red, White, and BOOM! – McKinney, TX – 7/04/2024

McKinney shows off their patriotic spirit with events starting at 10 am in downtown McKinney.

Enjoy a parade through historic downtown, a block party, and a vintage car, truck, and cycle show.

Plus, there’s lots of dining and shopping at many of McKinney’s famed downtown establishments.

The fun continues at the Gabe Nesbitt Community Park from 6 to 10 p.m. This park is the center of the action, where you will enjoy live music, delicious food vendors, and a dedicated Kid Zone with fun activities to keep the little ones entertained.

Then comes the main event with a fireworks display to wrap up a fun-filled day.

For all the details, visit the Red, White, and BOOM! website.

Independence Fest – Flower Mound, TX – 7/04/2024

Plan on a fun-filled 4th of July at Independence Fest 2024!

The fun starts early, with the Children’s Parade leading the way to Leonard and Helen Johns Park for kid-friendly activities and tasty treats from Market Street.

Then, head over to Bakersfield Park (1201 Duncan Ln.) for live entertainment on the main stage. Enjoy food trucks, shopping at vendor booths, a car show, a kids’ zone, and an unforgettable fireworks display.

Did we mention that Texas country legend Pat Green will be headlining Independence Fest 2024 in Flower Mound! With hits like “Wave on Wave” and “Carry On,” this Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter promises a night to remember.

Don’t miss out on his incredible performance at Bakersfield Park – it’s sure to be a showstopper!

Enjoy out on the biggest Fourth of July celebration in town! Oh, and Independence Fest 2024 is completely free!

For all the details, visit the Independence Fest website.

Fireworks Extravaganza over Lake Grapevine – Grapevine, TX – 7/04/2024

Celebrate America’s birthday with a dazzling fireworks display at the annual Grapevine Lake Extravaganza!

Watch the night sky explodes with vibrant colors and dazzling effects choreographed to patriotic music.

This year, the 20-minute show promises to be even more spectacular, featuring high-flying bursts reaching 800 feet and a diverse mix of pyrotechnics.

Whether you prefer a lively atmosphere or a more peaceful vantage point, there are several parks around the lake where you can enjoy the show.

For the best unobstructed views, head to Rockledge Park (admission fee applies).

Optionally, Oak Grove Park offers a free viewing area with a fun, festive atmosphere, though it tends to get crowded.

Boating lovers can also enjoy the show from the comfort of their own boat on the water!

Be sure to arrive early, as parking fills up quickly at the popular parks.  And don’t forget to play the music online to listen along with the fireworks.

Remember, this is a free event, so come experience the thrill and celebrate Independence Day with a bang!

For all the details, visit the Grapevine Fireworks Extravaganza website.

Liberty by the Lake – The Colony, TX – 7/04/2024

Get ready for a weekend of family fun at the Annual Liberty by the Lake Festival!

Kick off the festivities with a morning race at Stewart Creek Park, followed by an evening of live music, tasty food, thrilling rides, and spectacular fireworks.

Join us for this Annual Liberty 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run – a family-friendly event for all ages and fitness levels. Arrive early to get set for the race and park at Pecan Crossing or Ethridge Elementary School. Walkers are welcome in the 5K too!

Register your vehicle to participate in the parade and win cash prizes or trophies. Then, join us on the parade route from Peters Colony Elementary School to The Colony High School.

The main event takes place at the Athletic Club (Formerly Five Star Sports Complex), which has free parking available.

Enjoy a Watermelon Eating Contest, browse local businesses, and make memories with your loved ones.

For all the details, visit the Liberty by the Lake website.

Fair Park Fourth– Fair Park, Dallas, TX – 7/04/2024

Celebrate July 4th at the Fair Park Fourth! This free, family-friendly event takes place on Thursday, July 4th, from 4:30 pm to 10:00 pm.

Enjoy a fun-filled evening with:

  • Live music and entertainment
  • Hands-on activities for kids
  • Local market vendors
  • Food trucks and concessions
  • Spectacular fireworks show

Bring your blankets or chairs to spread out across Fair Park and enjoy the festivities. The fireworks promise to light up the sky for a memorable finale!

This event is a great opportunity to celebrate Independence Day with the community. Don’t miss the Fair Park Fourth!

For all the details, visit the Fair Park Fourth website.

Fort Worth’s Fourth – Panther Island Pavilion, Fort Worth, TX – 7/04/2024

Celebrate Independence Day at Fort Worth’s Fourth, a free event known for its Texas-sized fireworks display!

This annual event takes place along the Trinity River at Panther Island Pavilion.

There’s a lot to enjoy:

  • Fireworks Extravaganza: Enjoy a dazzling fireworks show that lights up the night sky!
  • Live Music: Get entertained by live music performances throughout the evening.
  • Family Fun: Keep the little ones happy with a variety of kids’ activities and a dedicated swim area (open from 5:00 – 8:00 pm).
  • Festival Fare: Grab some delicious food and refreshing drinks from vendors on-site.

This event is very popular, so arrive early to grab a spot and enjoy an evening of festivities under the Texas sky.

So, grab your sunscreen and get ready to celebrate the 4th of July at one of these great events. We’ll see you there!

For all the details, visit the Fort Worths Fourth website.

About the Judi Wright Team

Judi Wright, The Judi Wright Team, is a real estate group specializing in Frisco, Plano, and the surrounding areas and the suburbs of Dallas. Named the “Best Realtor in Dallas” by D Magazine 17 times and a Five Star Realtor with Texas Monthly 13 times. Judi is also a Company-Wide Top Performer with Ebby Halliday, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate.