These 2012 Fourth of July and Independence Day celebrations in various Dallas-Fort Worth area counties should help you see the "rocket's red glare" and "bombs bursting in air" 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 2012
July 3, 5:00p.m. to Midnight
Grand Prairie/Lone Star Park
Lone Stars and Stripes Firework Celebration
July 4, 5:00p.m., fireworks after the races
Richardson's Family 4th of July Celebration
July 4, 6:00 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.
City of Duncanville Stars & Stripes Celebration
July 4, 4:00p.m.
Rockwall/Harry Myers Park
July 4, 6:00 p.m., fireworks at 9:30
July 1, 5:00 p.m., fireworks at 9:15
Irving/intersection of Las Colinas Boulevard and Lake Carolyn Parkway
City of Irving Fireworks Show
July 4, fireworks after dusk
Lancaster/Lancaster Community Park
Lancaster and DeSoto's Old Fashioned 4th
July 4, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Hurst/Hurst Community Park
Hurst Stars and Stripes 2012
July 4, 5:00 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
July 4, 7:00p.m., fireworks at 9:30
Light Up Arlington
July 3, 6:00 p.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
Many Faces of America's Freedom Parade
July 4, parade begins at 9:00 a.m.
Bedford/Boys Ranch Park
4thFEST Independence Day Celebration
July 4, 12 p.m., fireworks at 10:00 p.m.
Fort Worth/ Panther Island Pavilion
Fort Worth’s Fourth
July 4, 4:30 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Fort Worth/ Botanic Gardens
Old-Fashioned Family Fireworks Picnic
July 2- July 4, 8:15 p.m.
Fort Worth/Fort Worth Cats Game
Independence Day Festivites
July 3, game at 7:05 p.m., fireworks after the game
July 4, game at 6:05 p.m., fireworks after post-game concert
Flower Mound/Bakersfield Park
July 4, 5:00 p.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
June 30, 6:00 p.m., fireworks at dusk
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, 4:00p.m., fireworks at 10:00 p.m.
Plano/Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve
July 4, 9:30p.m.
McKinney/Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch
Red, White and Boom
July 4, 7:00 p.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
The Colony, TX/ Stewart Creek Park
Liberty by the Lake
July 4, 4:00 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Southlake/Frank Cornish Park, McPherson Park and Rustin Pavilion
Stars & Stripes
July 3, 6:00 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
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 Jul
July 4, 4:30 p.m., fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
Burleson/Chisenhall Fields Sports Complex
11th Annual 4th of July Concert and Fireworks Celebration
July 4, 5:00 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m., fireworks at 9:20 p.m.
Joshua/Joshua Owl Stadium
July 4th Celebration
Gates at 6:00 p.m., fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
38th Annual July 4th Celebration
July 1, fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
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EDITOR'S NOTE: Previously NBCDFW.com incorrectly listed the date of the Lone Stars and Stripes Celebration at Lone Star Park, we regret the error, the event is on July 4.