4th of July Events Across North Texas: See What's Canceled and What's Not

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If you are still trying to decide what to do to celebrate Independence Day and how your city is handling its July 4th celebration in 2020, NBCDFW.com has you covered.

Many cities that didn't cancel their Independence Day fireworks have asked their residents to view the show from the safety of their homes or vehicles in drive-in viewing locations. Others have moved their celebrations completely online or postponed shows until Veterans Day.

If you are still trying to decide what to do to celebrate Independence Day and how your city is handling its July 4th celebration in 2020, NBCDFW.com has you covered.

(This list is organized first by the status of the celebration, then by date, then by city name, in alphabetical order)

July 4:


4th of July Virtual Parade in Denton
10 a.m.
Broadcast live on Facebook

Fort Worth:

Fort Worth's Fourth
9:20 p.m.
Viewable from "the comfort of your home, backyard or balcony." No public access at Panther Island Pavilion.

An annual fireworks extravaganza in Fort Worth will go on as scheduled this Independence Day, but there will be some modifications due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Frisco Freedom Fest
9:30 p.m.
FC Dallas parking lots available to the public for viewing. Fireworks will also be streamed live on FriscoTexas.gov. All patrons are encouraged to stay in their vehicles.


Fireworks Extravaganza
9:45 p.m.
No central location. Fireworks can be seen in a large portion of the county.


38th Annual July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza
9:30 p.m.
Lake Grapevine (Parking with a fee offered at Oak Grove Park, Rockledge Park and other locations)
No walk-in traffic allowed. Boat traffic only allowed at the Dove Loop Ramp and at the softball fields. Face masks required.

Show will be streamed on Facebook channels: @GrapevineTX @CityOfGrapevine @GoGrapevineTX for all those that want to watch from the comfort of their own home.

Hudson Oaks:

Boomin' 4th
Livestream with live music starts at 6:00 p.m.
Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m.
Streamed live (link to be posted before show starts on July 4).
Fireworks can be viewed from "all over our city."


Independence Day Celebration
8:30 p.m.
Streamed live on the City of Irving's YouTube and Facebook pages


Fourth of July Virtual Bike Parade
12 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Streamed live on the City of Keller's Facebook page


Red, White, and BOOM!
Drive-through parade from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Fireworks to start at 9:30 p.m.
Best viewing area: Up to 4 miles away from the McKinney Soccer Complex
No parking or pedestrian traffic will be allowed at the Craig Ranch Soccer Complex


All-American 4th
Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m.
Streamed live on the City of Plano Facebook page
Encouraging people to view the fireworks from their own homes, vehicles or neighborhoods


4th of July Parade
9:30 a.m.
Begins at Wilkinson-Sanders stadium

4th of July Fireworks
8:00 p.m.
Best viewing areas are Harry Myers Park, Dobbs Elementary Tuttle Athletic Complex and the Rockwall ISD Admin Building.

The Colony:

Liberty by the Lake Fireworks
9:30 p.m.
The vicinity of The Colony Five Star Complex, 4100 Blair Oaks
Encouraged to watch from "the safety and comfort of your car"

Trophy Club:

Fourth of July Fireworks Show
9:30 p.m.
Independence Park
Nearby parking map available here. Health department advised those who attend fireworks to stay in their vehicle.



4th of July Celebration
November 7th
Chisenhall Sports Complex, 500 Chisenhall Park Ln


July 4 Community Fireworks Display
Josey Ranch Lake


Annual Celebration of Freedom
Sept. 5
Bicentennial Park


Bedford - 2020 4thFest
Coppell - Party in the Park, Parade Down Parkway
Dallas - Fair Park Fourth
DeSoto/Lancaster - 4th of July Celebration
Duncanville - Independence Day Celebration
Farmers Branch - Independence Day Celebration
Farmersville - Sparks of Freedom
Flower Mound - 2020 Independence Fest
Garland - Star-Spangled Spectacular
Grand Prairie - Lone Star and Stripes Fireworks
Greenville - Wells Fargo Red, White & Blue Festival
Haltom City - Tarrant County Family 4th Celebration
Highland Park - Park Cities July 4th Parade
Hurst - Stars & Stripes
Lake Cities - 4th of July Celebration
Lancaster/DeSoto - 4th of July Celebration
Mesquite - Summer Sizzle
North Richland Hills - Tarrant County Family 4th Celebration
Park Cities - July 4 Parade and Goar Park Celebration
Richardson - Family 4th Celebration
Rockwall - Fireworks on Main
Trophy Club - Children's Patriot Parade

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