From big-name concerts to small-town celebrations, there are plenty of places to celebrate America’s 240th birthday with Lone Star flair. Here are our top picks for sure-fire fun.

LlanoFireworksADDISON: July 3, Addison Kaboom Town!

ALPINE: July 4, Fourth of July / Fiesta del Barrio

ARLINGTON: July 3-4, Light Up Arlington and Fourth of July Parade

ATHENS: July 4, Fireworks at the Fishery

AUSTIN: July 4, Symphony and Fireworks 

BANDERA: July 4, Pet Parade

BASTROP: July 3-4, Patriotic Festival and Pet and Pal Parade

BAYTOWN: July 3-4, July Fourth Celebration 

BEAUMONT: July 4, City of Beaumont Fourth of July Celebration

BRADY: July 3-4, July Jubilee

CANADIAN: July 2-4, July 4 Celebration

CLEBURNE: July 4, Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks Display

COLLEGE STATION: July 4, “I Love America” Fourth of July Celebration

DALHART: July 4, Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks

DALLAS: July 4, Fair Park Fourth

DENISON: July 4 Fireworks Extravaganza

DENTON: July 4, Fourth of July Jubilee

EAGLE PASS: July 4, Star-Spangled Parade and Fourth of July Celebration 

EASTLAND: July 4, Old-Fashioned Fourth of July 

EDEN: July 4, Hero’s Fest

EDNA: July 4, Independence Day Celebration

ELGIN: July 4, Fourth of July Push, Pedal and Pull People’s Patriotic Parade

FORT DAVIS: July 3-5, Coolest Fourth of July 

FORT WORTH: July 4, Fort Worth’s Fourth

FREDERICKSBURG: July 4, Fourth of July Celebrations

FRIENDSWOOD: July 4, Fourth of July Celebration

FULSHEAR: July 4, Fulshear Freedom Fest

GALVESTON: July 4, Independence Day Parade and Fireworks Display

GARLAND: July 4, Star-Spangled Spectacular

GEORGETOWN: July 4, Sertoma Family Fourth of July Celebration

GIDDINGS: July 4, Firemen’s July 4 Celebration

GLADEWATER: July 3, Fireworks Display and Boat Parade

GRAHAM: July 4, Fourth of July Parade

GRANBURY: July 3-5, Old-Fashioned Fourth of July

GROESBECK: July 4, Fourth of July Celebration

GUN BARREL CITY: July 3-4, July Fest

HOUSTON: July 4, Freedom Over Texas

JEFFERSON: July 4, Jefferson Salutes America

JOHNSON CITY: July 4 Spangle Dangle Parade and Celebration

JOSHUA: July 3, Independence Day Celebration

JUNCTION: July 4, Fireworks and Concert

KAUFMAN: July 4, KaBOOM! Fourth of July in Kaufman

KEMAH: July 4, Fourth of July Celebration

KERRVILLE: July 4, Kerrville’s Fourth on the River

KINGSLAND: July 3-5, Aquaboom Fourth of July Celebration 

KYLE: July 4 Independence Day Celebration

LAGO VISTA: July 4, Fourth of July Firecracker Race, Parade and Fireworks

LEAKEY: July 3-4, July Jubilee and Rodeo

LEWISVILLE: July 4, Red, White and Lewisville

LOCKHART: July 3, July Fourth Extravaganza

LONGVIEW: July 4, Fireworks Festival and Freedom Celebration 

LUBBOCK: July 3, Fireworks Show

MAGNOLIA: July 4, Fourth of July in Unity Park

MCKINNEY: July 4, Red, White and BOOM

MONAHANS: July 4, Freedom Fest

NEW BRAUNFELS: July 4, Fourth of July Celebration

PLANO: July 4, All-American Fourth

PORT ARTHUR: July 4, Independence Day Celebration

ROCKPORT: July 4, Patriotic Boat Parade and Fireworks Display

ROSANKY: July 4, Spirit of Rosanky Jubilee

ROUND TOP: July 4, Fourth of July Parade and Celebration

SAN BENITO: July 4, ResacaFest

SANDERSON: July 4, Fourth of July Celebration

SEGUIN: July 3-4, Freedom Fiesta, Biggest Small-Town Parade and Fireworks 

SHINER: July 3-4, Half-Moon Holidays

SLATON: July 4, July Fourth Festival

STEPHENVILLE: July 4, Barbecue, Bands and Bottle Rockets on the Bosque

STONEWALL: July 4 at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm

SUGAR LAND: July 4, Star-Spangled Spectacular 2014 RHB Fireworks Extravaganza - TGP

TEMPLE: July 4 Family Fun Fest

THE COLONY: July 4, Liberty by the Lake

THE WOODLANDS: July 3, Star-Spangled Salute

THE WOODLANDS: July 4, Red, Hot and Blue Festival 

TOMBALL: July 4 Celebration and Street Party

WACO: July 4, Fourth on the Brazos


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