Guide to Fourth of July Events in Collin County

Guide to Fourth of July Events in Collin County

Looking for Independence Day parades and events? We have options! Most events feature fabulous food, fun games, and lots of fireworks, so bring your blankets, chairs, and wagons!

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Kaboom Town :: Monday, July 3 :: 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. :: Air Show starts at 7:30 p.m., and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Free to watch and attend, but space is limited. Get a free ticket to the festival at Addison Circle Park, starting June 21 at 10:00 a.m.

Market Street Allen USA :: Saturday, June 24 :: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Allen prides itself on being “First to the Fourth!” Come out to Celebration Park for live music, a food zone, and a fireworks finale to cap off the night. FREE.

Patriotic Salute at Watters Creek :: Friday, June 30 :: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. :: Allen Philharmonic Winds will perform a mixture of marches and classic Americana melodies. Enjoy pre-concert activities for the kids starting at 6:30 p.m. FREE.

Boots and Booms :: Saturday, July 1 :: 5:00 p.m. :: Enjoy food trucks, vendors, games for kids, fireworks, and live music at Slayter Creek Park. Fireworks begin around 9:15 p.m.

Community Fireworks :: Monday, July 3 :: 9:30 p.m. :: There’s no corresponding festival this year, but you can still watch a 15-minute fireworks show over Josey Ranch Lake. FREE.

Celina Splash & Blast :: Saturday, July 1 :: 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Enjoy live music, festival food, shopping, and a big fireworks show to cap it all off. FREE.

Liberty by the Lake :: Saturday, July 1 :: all day :: Kick off the morning celebration with the Liberty 5K/10K/1M race at Steward Creek park (races begin at 7:50 a.m.) The parade starts at 11:30 a.m. Festivities continue in the evening (6:00 – 11:00 p.m.) with concerns, food, vendors, family fun, contests, rides, and more.

Sparks of Freedom :: Tuesday, July :: 5:00 p.m. – dark :: Head to Southlake Park for food and market vendors, novelty items, bounce houses for the kids, live music, and more. Fireworks begin around 9:30 p.m. Tune in to 92.1 FM for the music simulcast. Admission is free, but donations accepted.

Children’s Parade :: Tuesday, July :: 10:00 a.m. :: Come out and enjoy Flower Mound’s annual parade! There will be free hot dogs, drinks, children’s activities, and live entertainment. Parade line up is at 9:30 a.m., the parade starts at 10 a.m.

Independence Fest :: Tuesday, July 4 :: 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. ::  A day packed full of fun and activities for all, including a children’s parade, vintage car show, local vendors, hours of live entertainment, and a stunning firework show to cap it all off. Admission and parking are free.

Frisco Freedom Fest :: Monday, July 3 :: Make plans to join the fun for a “Night at the Races!” See website for registration details.

July Jubilee :: Tuesday, July 4 :: all day :: Little Elm Park will be open all day with vendors, live music, and so much more. There will be two concurrent fireworks shows, one at Little Elm Beach and the other at Little Elm High School. Tune to 95.3 FM for the simulcast. Parking at Little Elm Park is limited and pricey ($30 – $40). Fireworks will begin around 9:30 p.m.

Red, White and BOOM! :: July 3 – 4 :: Celebrate some hometown fun on Independence Day weekend! Free family activities, live entertainment, and fireworks. Admission is free. Check website for daily events and times.

All-American 4th Festival & Fireworks :: Tuesday, July 4 :: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Music, food, and market vendors, static parade floats, and a free kids’ zone. Festival starts at 6:00 p.m, fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. FREE.

July Spectacular :: Saturday, July 1 :: 4:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Live music, food, arts and crafts, vendors, Kids Zone, and fireworks at J.M. Caldwell Sr. Community Park. Tickets are $5, kids ages five and under get in free. Fireworks start at 9:45 p.m.

Pride in the Sky :: Saturday, July 1 :: 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Live music, food, posting of the flags, games, and a HUGE kid zones with inflatables, rides, and games throughout the park. The evening ends with a big fireworks show set to music. FREE.

Sachse Red, White, and Blue Blast :: Monday, July 3 :: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. :: Meet at Heritage Park for live entertainment, food trucks, yard games, a Splashdown provided by the Sachse Fire Department, and fireworks. Fireworks will start around 9:30 p.m.

Independence Day Parade :: Tuesday, July 4 :: 10:00 a.m. :: Come out to Weston, the oldest city in Collin County, for the 38th annual Independence Day parade down Main Street! There will be music, snow cones, a beverage truck, face painting, a bake sale, and lots of old-fashioned fun. FREE.

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Kristy Howard
Kristy has been a working SAHM since 2003 and considers herself a professional (albeit very imperfect) mother. She's a proud chaplain's wife, Army mom, and still in the trenches homeschooling her four younger kids. Kristy is honored to serve Beal Media as a writer and marketing editor. She’s passionate about helping other SAHMs elevate personal style, home, and wellness – affordably, and one habit at a time. You can connect with Kristy on social media and her lifestyle blog Simply Kristy Lynn.


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