Best Places to See Fireworks in Dallas

If you enjoy celebrating Independence Day with fireworks lighting up the sky, here are the top spots in Dallas to do just that. Nothing says “Happy Birthday, America!” quite like loud, colorful explosions overhead. Dallas natives seem to agree, as the city offers numerous firework shows and July 4th celebrations. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite places to watch the sky light up in red, white, and blue.

Liberty By The Lake Festival

4100 Blair Oaks Dr.
The Colony, TX 75056

The Colony goes all out for the Fourth of July with events from sunrise to sunset. The day starts with a 5k and one-mile fun run at 6:30 a.m., followed by a parade at 9:15 a.m., and culminates in a festival with food trucks and live music at The Athletic Club at 6 p.m. There’s also a watermelon eating contest at 7 p.m. (first come, first served, limited to 10 contestants per age category). Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Admission and parking are free. https://www.thecolonytx.gov/609/Liberty-By-The-Lake

Friends of WRR Presents A Star-Spangled Spectacular!

2301 Flora St.
Dallas, Texas 75201

Escape the Texas heat with an indoor celebration featuring the Dallas Winds. Guest conductor Col. Jason Fettig, former conductor of the U.S. Marine Band, will lead the performance of patriotic classics like “America the Beautiful,” “Armed Forces Medley,” and music from The Patriot. Enjoy hot dogs, ice cream, and indoor fireworks. Tickets start at $26, with $25 livestream passes available online. https://dallaswinds.org/july-2024/

Fair Park Fourth

3809 Grand Ave.
Dallas, TX 75210  

Fair Park hosts a free, family-friendly event with live music, food trucks, and activities for kids. The evening ends with a fireworks show at 9:40 p.m. Advanced parking is $12 and can be purchased online. https://www.fairparkdallas.com/events/detail/fair-park-fourth-2024

Lone Stars & Stripes Fireworks Festival

1000 Lone Star Parkway
Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Celebrate with thoroughbred horse races starting at 5 p.m., followed by a 20-minute fireworks show set to music. The event includes live music, a petting zoo, and pony rides from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. General admission is $10 and parking is $20. Tickets are available online. https://www.lonestarpark.com/event/thoroughbred_2024_day36/

Flower Mound Independence Fest

1201 Duncan Ln.
Flower Mound, TX 75028

Catch a live performance by Pat Green, known for “I Like Texas,” at Flower Mound’s Independence Fest. The free event also features a children’s parade, vintage car show, food trucks, local vendors, and a fireworks finale around 9:50 p.m. Information on free parking and shuttle services is available online. https://www.flower-mound.com/festival

Fort Worth’s Fourth

395 Purcey St.
Forth Worth, TX 76102

You’re invited to the biggest fireworks show and Independence Day celebration in DFW: Fort Worth’s Fourth! Join us for our 17th year as we welcome our new title sponsor, U.S. LawShield®. Enjoy a fantastic evening of festival food, cold drinks, kids’ activities, live music, and spectacular fireworks along the banks of the Trinity River at Panther Island Pavilion. We look forward to celebrating with you! https://fortworthsfourth.com/

Waterproof Rooftop Pool Party 4th of July Night Swim

1914 Commerce St.
Dallas, TX 75201

The Statler’s rooftop pool offers a prime view of downtown Dallas’ fireworks. Enjoy a night of swimming, food, drinks, and fireworks. Tickets for the 21+ party start at $15, with VIP options and cabanas available. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4th-of-july-night-swim-waterproof-rooftop-pool-party-tickets-928664710147?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

With so many events happening around Dallas, you will surely have an amazing time celebrating the 4th with friends or family.

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