Kristi Nelson, NBC 5 News
Fort Worth is preparing for the largest fireworks show in North Texas. Fort Worth's Fourth features three tons of fireworks from Nagaoka, Japan.
These 2013 Fourth of July and Independence Day celebrations in various Dallas-Fort Worth area counties should help you see the "rockets' red glare" this year.
Events are sorted by county. Click on any county name to jump directly to that portion of the list.
Addison/ Addison Circle Park
Kaboom Town 2013
July 3, 5 p.m. to Midnight
Grand Prairie/Lone Star Park
Lone Stars and Stripes Firework Celebration
July 4, 5 p.m., fireworks after the races
Richardson's Family 4th of July Celebration
July 4, 6 p.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
Grand Prairie/Joe Pool Lake
Lynn Creek Park at Joe Pool Lake Fireworks Celebration
July 4, fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
Dallas/Farmers Branch Historical Park
Independence Day Celebration
July 3, 6:30 p.m., free admission/shuttle, fireworks after dark
Dallas/ Fair Park
Fair Park Fourth
July 4, 4:30p.m., free admission, fireworks at 9:30
City of Duncanville Stars & Stripes Celebration
July 4, parade begins at 9 a.m., evening event begins at 4:30 p.m.
Rockwall/Harry Myers Park
July 4, 5 p.m., fireworks at 9:30
July 1, 4 p.m., fireworks at 9:15
Irving/intersection of Las Colinas Boulevard and Lake Carolyn Parkway
City of Irving Fireworks Show
July 3, fireworks at 9:40 p.m.
July 4, parade at 9 a.m.
Garland/Firewheel Town Center
July 4, 4 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m.
Hurst/Hurst Community Park
Hurst Stars and Stripes 2013
July 4, 5 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
July 4, 7 p.m., fireworks at 9:15
Light Up Arlington
July 3, 6 p.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
Emblems of the Land I Love
July 4, parade begins at 9 a.m.
Bedford/Boys Ranch Park
4thFEST Independence Day Celebration
July 4, 12 p.m., fireworks at 10 p.m.
Fort Worth/ Panther Island Pavilion
Fort Worth’s Fourth
July 4, 2 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
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Fort Worth/ Botanic Gardens
Old-Fashioned Family Fireworks Picnic
July 3- July 4, 8:15 p.m.
Fort Worth/Fort Worth Cats Game
Independence Day Festivites
July 3, game at 7:05 p.m., post-game concert and fireworks
July 4, game at 6:05 p.m., post-game concert and fireworks
Flower Mound/Bakersfield Park
July 4, 5 p.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
North Richland Hills
Quad Cities Family 4th Celebration
July 4, 5 p.m., fireworks 9:30 p.m.
Mansfield/Big League Dreams Sports Park
Rockin' 4th of July
July 3, 7-10 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Sachse/ Heritage Park
Sachse’s Red, White & Blue Blast
July 3, Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Frisco/ Frisco Square
Frisco Freedom Fest
July 4, 4 p.m., fireworks at 10:20 p.m.
Plano/Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve
July 4, fireworks at 9:30p.m.
McKinney/Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch
Red, White and Boom
July 4, 7 p.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
The Colony, TX/ Stewart Creek Park
Liberty by the Lake
July 4, 4 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Southlake/Frank Cornish Park, McPherson Park and Rustin Pavilion
Stars & Stripes
July 3, 6 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Denton/UNT Apogee Stadium
Kiwanis Club Show
July 4, 5:30 p.m., fireworks after dusk
Lewisville/Vista Ridge Mall
Red, White and Lewisville
July 4, fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Lake Cities/Lake Dallas' City Park
Lake Cities 4th of July
July 4, 10 a.m., fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
Burleson/Chisenhall Fields Sports Complex
4th of July Concert and Fireworks Celebration
July 4, 5 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m., fireworks at 9:20 p.m.
Joshua/Joshua Owl Stadium
July 3rd Celebration
Gates at 6:30 p.m.
39th Annual July 4th Celebration
July 4, fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
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