fourth of july

The Lasting Legacy of Willie’s Picnic

August 22, 2023 | By Michael Corcoran

14 Events to Celebrate the Fourth of July in Texas

July 1, 2021 | By Cecilia Garzella

Last year, numerous Fourth of July events around the state were cancelled or reimagined for smaller or virtual settings due to COVID-19.

Summer for Procrastinators: Robert Earl Keen’s 4th on the River

July 3, 2019 | By Anna-Kay Reeves

Revelers looking for a simpler celebration can find just that at Robert Earl Keen’s 4th on the River in Kerrville. The event is free and open to the public, with festivities starting at noon at Louise Hays Park.

Celebrate Fourth of July with These Tasty Recipes

July 3, 2019 | By Jacqueline Aguirre

Whether you plan to spend Independence Day with a cookout, barbecue, or picnic, we’ve got crowd-pleasing recipes that are sure to keep your guests satisfied.  

6 Pet-Friendly Fourth of July Celebrations in Texas

July 2, 2019 | By Meara Isenberg

While the Fourth isn’t typically considered a pet-friendly holiday, as fireworks and other festivities can be disruptive or dangerous to animals, some Texas cities have worked out a way to safely fit pets into their celebration.

100 Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July in Texas in 2019

July 1, 2019 | By Meara Isenberg

Everything’s bigger in Texas, and that’s certainly the case when it comes to celebrating our nation’s independence. We’ve compiled the ultimate guide—100 events—to help you plan the perfect red, white, and blue holiday week.

Fourth of July 2016

June 29, 2016 | By

It’s time to strike up the band, dress in your finest red, white, and blue, and raise your flags high for some Texas-sized fun.

The Fourth of July in Plano

June 15, 2015 | By

It’s hard to beat the Dallas-Fort Worth area when it comes to July Fourth fireworks: The cities and surrounding towns stage about 20 glorious pyrotechnic shows.

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