Best 4th of July Celebrations in Austin

With the Fourth of July just around the corner, it’s time to start planning your holiday festivities! If you’re lucky enough to be spending the holiday in Austin, Texas, you are truly in for a treat. There are so many ways to celebrate 4th of July in Austin and its surrounding areas. To get you started, here are some of the top activities that make Austin’s Independence Day extra special – from outdoor concerts to stunning fireworks displays, ice cream socials, family barbecues, and more. Let’s have a look at the fantastic events that Austin has to offer this 4th of July weekend and how you and your family can make the most out of your summer vacation.

Liberty Fest 2023

Devine Lake Park
1807 Waterfall Ave.
Leander, TX 78641

Gather your family and friends for an unforgettable Independence Day extravaganza! Liberty Fest at Devine Lake Park is Leander’s biggest bash, featuring sensational live music, delectable food, fun-filled kids’ activities, and a dazzling fireworks display. Don’t miss out on the fun this July 3 at 6 PM; join us as we celebrate our nation’s freedom with a blast! leandertx.gov

4th of July Celebration

Brushy Creek Amphitheater
1001 Co Rd 137
Hutto, TX 78634

Join us on July 4th for a magical experience of togetherness and celebration of our nation. From 5 to 9:30 PM, enjoy live music, local vendors and food trucks, fun-filled activities for kids, and unforgettable fireworks show! It’s the perfect way to spend time with your family, all for free! huttotx.gov

H-E-B Austin Symphony Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks

The Long Center
701 W Riverside Dr
Austin, TX 78704

Celebrate the spirit of freedom this Independence Day with your loved ones! Join us in downtown Austin for an extraordinary evening of music and fireworks hosted by the talented members of the Austin Symphony Orchestra. Commencing at 8 PM, don your most dazzling red, white, and blue ensembles and settle in for a night of revelry. Then, bask in the glory of star-spangled melodies as dignitaries and special guests take to the stage. The grand finale shines its radiant light across the cityscape, culminating in an impressive display of ‘mile-high’ fireworks. Best of all, admission is completely free! So mark your calendars for July 4th—you won’t miss this unforgettable celebration. my.austinsymphony.org/julyfour

Independence Day Festival

Hill Country Galleria
12700 Hill Country Blvd
Bee Cave, TX 78738

Celebrate our nation’s independence with us this Tuesday, July 4th! From 4 – 10 PM, Hill Country Galleria will be transformed into a veritable wonderland of vendors, live music, carnival rides, free face painting, and other fun surprises. Enjoy great food from 20+ eateries and festival treat vendors, plus don’t forget to stay for the grand finale—a breathtaking fireworks display! Admission and parking are free, so grab your friends and family and join us for a day full of festivities at Hill Country Galleria. hillcountrygalleria.com

Willie Nelson’s Fourth of July Picnic

Q2 Stadium
10414 McKalla Pl., Suite 600
Austin, TX 78758

Celebrate America’s patriotic traditions and join us for Willie Nelson’s 50th Annual 4th of July Picnic and Fireworks at Q2 Stadium! A who’s who of the music industry will be on stage, featuring Willie Nelson & Family, Tyler Childers, Dwight Yoakam, Shakey Graves, Shane Smith & the Saints, Sierra Ferrell, Asleep at the Wheel, and Particle Kid. Get ready to rock out with some of the greatest artists of our time as they come together for an unforgettable night of music and fireworks that will make your soul soar. Don’t miss this special anniversary event—secure your tickets now and let the excitement begin! q2stadium.com

Red, White and Buda

Buda Amphitheater and City Park
100 San Antonio St
Buda, TX 78610

Celebrate the stars and stripes with us this 4th of July! We have a full day of fun-filled festivities, starting with an exciting bicycle parade through Downtown. Return to the park to find vendors serving scrumptious delights, live music that’ll get you dancing, and a stunning firework show to cap off the night. Join us from 9 AM to 10 PM for an Independence Day extravaganza! budaamphitheater.com/redwhitebuda

Independence Day Fireworks

Hays CISD Performing Arts Center
979 Kohlers Crossing
Kyle, TX 78640

Celebrate the Fourth of July with your friends and family in the City of Kyle! Join us on Tuesday, July 4th, for a night of amazing entertainment from Austin’s The Grooves. From 5:30 – 9 PM, you can enjoy music, games, and fun activities. Don’t forget to stick around for the grand finale–a breathtaking 20-minute fireworks display that will leave you in awe! cityofkyle.com

Bastrop Big Bang Celebration

Fisherman’s Park
1200 Willow Street
Bastrop, TX 78602

Welcome to the Big Bang Celebration! Start your morning with fitness and fun on Bastrop Stampede’s 5K Run and Kids Mile. Celebrate our furry friends with a show-stopping Pet and Pal Parade at 10 AM, then gear up for fierce competition in the Cornhole Tournament. Explore downtown Bastrop and search for unique treasures from our sidewalk vendors during Market Days. End the day with an exciting evening of music, snacks, and a dazzling fireworks show at Fisherman’s Park—the perfect way to honor America. Don’t miss this chance to join us in patriotic festivities and make some memories! cityofbastrop.org

July 4 Celebration at San Gabriel Park

San Gabriel Park
445 E Morrow St
Georgetown, TX 78626

Celebrate the 40th edition of the Sertoma Club Family July 4 Celebration and fireworks display at San Gabriel Park! With fun-filled activities such as live entertainment, arts & crafts vendors, delectable food (including beer and wine!), a petting zoo, classic and antique cars to admire, plus games and rides for everyone in your family to enjoy—the fun never stops! End the evening with a dazzling display of fireworks at 9:30 PM. Best of all, admission is free. So don’t miss out on this amazing celebration! gtxsertoma.org/events/fourth-of-july/

July 4 Celebration

Elizabeth Milburn Park
1901 Sun Chase Blvd.
Cedar Park, TX 78613

Join the festivities in Cedar Park for Independence Day! There’s something for everyone—from the lively tunes of live music to the thrill of carnival rides and inflatables, delicious concessions, a spectacular fireworks display, and a movie under the stars after dark. Let’s show our spirit on this special day—just remember to leave the glass at home! Get ready for an unforgettable celebration of freedom on Tuesday, July 4th, from 5 to 11:30 PM! cedarparktexas.gov

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