Independence Day is the best opportunity to enjoy a day with your family and, of course, your kids. I have put together the best places in Metroplex for you to enjoy the firework extravaganza characteristic of July 4th.
KABOOM TOWN -ADDISON Addison Circle Park, Dos Equis main Stage, 4970 Addison Circle, Addison TX
Wednesday July 3, 2013 from 5pm to Midnight Fireworks start at 9:30pm
Rated one of the top places to watch fireworks in the country by the American Pyrotechnics Association, USA Today, Travel + Leisure and The Wall Street Journal, the nationally-recognized fireworks show can be seen from anywhere in Addison, including the Addison Circle Park watching party, many of Addison’s 170 restaurants, 22 hotels and more.
The dazzling 30-minute fireworks show is choreographed to music and a live radio simulcast on 100.3 JACK FM. Plus there is great food, live music on the Dos Equis Stage and the spectacular Addison Airport Air Show featuring the Cavanaugh Flight Museum Warbird Flyover.
Lots of family fun: food, live music, kid’s activities including rock climbing, giant slides, inflatables, free movie, obstacle courses and sand art.
This event is free! Bags and coolers welcome
Stay for the Addison Kaboom Town!® After Party!
FAIR PARK FOURTH-DALLAS
Fair Park, 1300 Robert B. Cullum Blvd Dallas TX
Thursday July, 4th 4:30pm to 10pm Fireworks at 9:30pm in the Cotton Bowl
Celebrate Independence Day with festivities for all ages and beautiful fireworks from inside Dallas’ historic Fair Park at MetroPCS/Cotton Bowl. Enjoy live music including a patriotic performance by the three-time Grammy-nominated Dallas Wind Symphony at 8 p.m. in front of the Hall of State
Delight in Bellagio-style “dancing water” shows at the Esplanade Fountain choreographed to music including Stars and Stripes Forever
Presented by the State Fair of Texas, Summer Adventures in Fair Park™ is Entertainment HQ where families of all ages can enjoy 20 acres of rides, games, stage shows, water play pools, fountains and misters daily June 7 through August 18. (Admission fees apply for museums and Summer Adventures
Reduced admission to Fair Park’s museums.
Here is the full schedule:
4:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Wristbands for Cotton Bowl entry available at information booths while supplies last
4:30 – 5:45 p.m.–Performance by Quiver (acoustic/rock band)
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.–Performance by Havana NRG (salsa/merengue band)
7 p.m.–Gates D and E open to Cotton Bowl (handicap entrance at Gate C)
8 p.m.–Dallas Wind Symphony patriotic performance in front of the Hall of State
9:30 p.m.–Fireworks program (Limited seating for fireworks is inside Cotton Bowl on first-come, first-served basis, wristband required *)
10 – 11:15 p.m.–Performance by Motion (party dance band)
FIREWORKS AT BALLPARK- ARLINGTON
July 4th and 5th
After the Texas Rangers play Seattle on July 4th and the Astros on July 5th, enjoy the fantastic fireworks show. Game time each night is 7:05 p.m. Enjoy a family day eating Hot Dogs, a beer and enjoying the Fire work show.
LONE STARS AND STRIPES CELEBRATION- GRAND PRAIRIE
July 3-4 at Lone Star Park, 1000 Lone Star Parkway. Gates open at 3 p.m., first race begins at 5. General admission $5
The 17th annual celebration hosted by Lone Star Park and the city of Grand Prairie is a two-night event. It features a 20-minute fireworks display choreographed to music by “Kiss FM” KHKS-FM (106.1) on July 3 and “The Wolf” KPLX-FM (99.5) on July 4. There’ll also be live music by Vegas Stars on July 3 and Incognito on July 4, pony rides, a petting zoo, bounce houses, 2013 Chevrolet Silverado truck and Las Vegas trip giveaways and lots of games.
IRVING FIREWORKS CELEBRATION (FREE)
the Irving Convention Center, 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd. Free. Fireworks will begin at 9:40
of Las Colinas Boulevard and Lake Carolyn Parkway
July 3 from 6-11
A 20-minute fireworks show, music by Kenny Chavez Combo and the Irving Symphony Orchestra, and a post-display concert by Maxx Band. Inflatable slides, a swing ride, an obstacle course, quad-pod bungee, a climbing wall and more.