Although setting off fireworks is a customary Fourth of July activity, the practice is prohibited within many major North Texas cities.
A handful of North Texans tested their hunger and tried to win Curly's Frozen Custard hot dog eating contest.
The City of Irving is celebrating the fourth with multiple festivities including a parade, picnic and a fireworks display.
How fast can you eat 4 hot dogs & buns?
Crowds are making their way to Fair Park in Dallas for the annual July 4, fireworks celebration.
Willie Nelson's annual Fourth of July Picnic returned to Fort Worth and Billy Bob's Texas hopes he comes back again next year.