Fireworks light up the night sky every Fourth of July to celebrate our nation’s independence, and thanks to our friends at Springfree Trampoline, this handy roundup of Fourth of July events has all of the festivities happening in the Austin area.
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Bastrop Patriotic Festival
When: Friday, June 29 (8 am to noon) – Saturday, June 30, 2018 (10 am – 10 pm)
Where: Fisherman’s Park, 1200 Willow St., Bastrop
This family-friendly even celebrates our Nation’s Independence with food booths and children’s activities, live music, a pet parade, skydivers, and fireworks!
A Star-Spangled Independence
When: Sunday, July 1, 2018, 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Pioneer Farms, 10621 Pioneer Farms Dr., Austin
Join the fun at this star-spangled Independence Day festival featuring an array of family fun — historical exhibits, hayrides, music and a colorful display of independence flags. Red-white-and-blue historical exhibits, farm animals and hayrides are planned, along with music and other other old-fashioned festivities straight from the 1800s. Check our calendar to see which events are offered on Sunday. The days will be Austin’s version of a midsummer festival, a popular activity in the late 1800s. Plan to come early and stay late for this old-fashioned weekend outing that replicates the family-friendly summer holidays in Old Texas.
Round Rock Express Independence Day Celebration
When: Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Where: Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock
Join us on July 3 for the biggest fireworks show of the year, presented by eBay. We’ll also be auctioning game-worn and autographed Stars & Stripes caps, with proceeds benefiting the Nolan Ryan Foundation.
H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks
When: Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 8:30pm
Where: Vic Mathias Shores, 800 West Riverside Drive, Austin
Spend this Independence Day with 100,000 of your closest friends! Central Texans will hurry to claim their grassy spot with the Austin Symphony Orchestra this July 4th for the largest Independence Day Celebration in the state. Tens of thousands of families will be decked out in red, white, and blue and heading down to Vic Mathias Shores (formerly Auditorium Shores) this July 4th for an amazing event complete with a fireworks display over the city skyline backed by symphonic patriotic classics.
Leander’s Liberty Fest
When: Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 3-10pm
Where: Entrance off of San Gabriel Pkwy
This free admission, family-friendly event includes live music, food and craft vendors, children’s activities, and a spectacular fireworks display.
Wells Branch 4th Fest
When: Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 10am-10pm
Where: Katherine Fleischer Park, 2106 Klattenhoff Dr., Austin
The day begins with a short parade starting at KF Park at 10am. Spectators are welcome to line the street to watch. When the parade returns, there’ll be an afternoon of entertainment under the big tent, concessions from local restaurants and community service groups offering a variety of items to enjoy, and activities for the kids around Katherine Fleischer Park. KF pool will be open and free to the public as well. Fireworks begin at 9:30pm at the soccer field adjacent to the recreation center on Shoreline Dr.
Round Rock Frontier Days Festival & Parade
When: Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 10am-11pm
Where: Old Settlers Park, 3300 Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock
The Sertoma July 4th Parade, fireworks, carnival rides, jalapeno pepper eating contest, Swifty Swine Pig Races, children’s games, Sam Bass Shootout, Movies in the Park are all part of the City of Round Rock’s July Fourth Frontier Days Celebration. This year will feature an even grander firework show! The event is FREE!
Georgetown’s SERTOMA 4th of July Celebration
When: Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 11am-11pm
Where: San Gabriel Park, 455 E. Morrow St. Georgetown
Come celebrate SERTOMA’s Annual 4th of July Family Celebration in San Gabriel Park, sponsored by the Georgetown Sertoma Club. Entertainment will be provided for the entire family! The event finishes with a “Spectacular Fireworks Finale” at dusk. The festivities will begin at 11:00 am, with over 60 Arts and Craft booths, and 20 Food vendors. Kiddie Rides, Bounce Houses, and Games along with a Petting Zoo are provided for the children. Entertainment at the gazebo will feature some of the best local and central Texas talent, beginning at 12 noon and will continue all day until the fireworks display.
Farm’s Fun Filled Foam Fest
When: Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 10am-2pm
Where: Sweet Eats Farm, Georgetown
Come enjoy the holiday at Sweet Eats Farm with a foam machine! There will also be fun farm activities including a petting zoo, pony ride, hay maze, jump pad, face painting and much more!
Cedar Park’s 4th of July Parade & Celebration
When: Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 10am (parade) 5-10:30pm (celebration)
Where: Milburn Park, 1901 Sun Chase Blvd., Cedar Park
The parade begins at 10 a.m. The route is along Discovery Blvd, starting at the H-E-B Center (Discovery Blvd and New Hope Dr) and ending at the Cedar Park Recreation Center. The event will feature live music, bingo, a washer tournament (at 4 pm), air castles, free watermelon and a fireworks display. Fees apply for food concessions, face painting, and carnival games and rides.
Pflugerville’s Pfirecracker Pfestival
When: Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 5-9:30pm
Where: The Pfield, 1440 W. Pecan Street, Pflugerville
Celebrate July 4th with pfun and pfamily in Pflugerville at the Pfirecracker Pfestival. Returning this year to the Pfield, you can enjoy music from Suede, food trucks, a kid’s area and of course… fireworks! PFREE!
Kyle’s Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks Show
When: Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 6-9pm with fireworks at 9:30pm
Where: Plum Creek Golf Course, 4301 Benner, Kyle
The pre-show celebration at the PCGC Clubhouse is free to the public and includes live music and fantastic viewing. Hot dogs and cold drinks will be sold under the large tent, along with other snacks.
Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Celebration with Vallejo
When: Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 4-9:30pm
Where: Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Suite T-100, Bee Cave
Enjoy a day-long sidewalk sale! Stroll the streets of the Galleria and shop your favorite stores with outdoor displays. New this year, Hill Country Galleria is starting the festivities early at 4 p.m. with backyard games hosted by Camp Gladiator, including three-legged race, potato sack race, obstacle course, tug of war, and more, offering fun for the whole family. All games will be held on the lawn from 4pm-6pm and crowd participation is encouraged. Afterwards, bring chairs or blankets and enjoy the live music starting at 6:00 p.m. The splash pad will run from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM on July 4th! Bring swimgear and water shoes for the kids. Firework show will take place at approximately 9:15 p.m. and subject to desirable wind and weather conditions. Parking and admission are always free.
Red, White and Buda
When: Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 9am-9:30pm
Where: Buda Sportsplex, 310 Buda Sportsplex Dr, Buda
Join us for a Patriotic Parade on Main Street. Line up begins at 8:30 AM at City Hall. Awards will be given to the best decorated bikes. After the parade, enjoy free activities and more fun at the Buda Greenbelt near the Buda Public Library! ***No motorized vehicles allowed during parade*** Come back out to Buda Sportsplex for food, entertainment and a spectacular fireworks show! Fireworks begin at 9:30pm.
Wow, those are some really fun events! How do you pick one!
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