The Ultimate List of Dallas Fourth of July Celebrations

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July Fourth is upon us, and no doubt you're looking forward to a Friday filled with hot dogs, apple pies and a good ol' fashioned three-day weekend. Thankfully, there are plenty of other ways to celebrate the red, white and blue in DFW, and we've put together a handy list to help you find them all. From firework shows to barbecues and more, here's the ultimate list of DFW Fourth of July celebrations.

July 3

Firework Shows Kaboom Town @ Addison Circle Park, Free Light Up Arlington @ Levitt Pavilion, Free Texas Rangers Fan Sleepover & Fireworks Show @ Global Life Park, $5-40 Farmer's Branch Independence Day Celebration @ Farmers Branch Historical Park, Free

Picnics & Parades Fort Worth Botanic Gardens' Old-Fashioned Family Fireworks Picnic @ Fort Worth Botanic Gardens, Free Driftwood Aniiversary Lobster Boil Bash @ Driftwood, $22

Live Shows & Entertainment Mansfield Rockin 4th of July @ Big League Dreams, Free

All of The Above Stars & Stripes @ Southlake Town Square, Free Liberty Fest @ Farmers Branch Historical Park, Free

July 4

Firework Shows Lone Stars and Stripes @ Lone Star Park, $5, free for veterans Fireworks Extravaganza Over Lake Grapevine @ Lake Grapevine, Free Red, White & BOOM! @ McKinney Downtown Square, Free Independence Day Fireworks Show @ Lake Carolyn, Free Kiwanis Club 41st Annual 4th of July Fireworks @ UNT Apogee Stadium, Free Centennial Celebration @ Casino Beach All-American Fourth @ Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve, Free

Live Shows & Entertainment Denton: Morning Western Swing Dance Party @ Dan's Silverleaf, Free Johnny Hootrock, Cowtown Syndrome, Warriors of Terra @ Lola's Saloon Sixth Family 4th Celebration @ Breckinridge Park, Free The Dallas Wind Symphony's Star Spangled Spectacular @ Meyerson Symphony Center, $19-42 6th Annual Brass Knuckle Corn Dog Beatdown @ The Libertine Bar, Free

Picnics & Parades Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic @ Fort Worth Historical Stockyards, $40-250 Independence Day Parade and Reception @ Irving Heritage District, Free Arlington: Made in America Parade @ UTA College Park District, Free Plano Lions Independence Day Parade @ Independence Parkway, Free Lakewood 4th of July Parade @ Lakewood Blvd and Cambria, Free

All of The Above Liberty by the Lake @ Stewart Creek Park, Free Frisco Freedom Fest @ Frisco Square, Free Fair Park Fourth @ Fair Park, Free 40th Annual 4th of July Celebration @ Granbury HIstoric Square & Reunion Grounds, Free Star-Spangled Spectacular @ Firewheel Town Center, Free Lake Cities 4th of July Celebration @ City Park, Free Fort Worth's Fourth @ Panther Island Pavilion, Free 4thFEST @ Bedford Boys Ranch Park, $5.50-6.50 July Jubilee @ Little Elm, Free

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