These 2016 Fourth of July and Independence Day celebrations in various North Texas counties should help you see the "rockets' red glare" this year.
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Fort Worth/Panther Island Pavilion
Fort Worth’s Fourth
July 4, gates open at 2 p.m., fireworks at 10 p.m.
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The environmental director of the Tarrant Regional Water District responded to recent flooding of the river, saying, "Testing has established that we are back to level green conditions in the Trinity River and Panther Island Pavilion. The river is well under the limit for primary contact recreation." JD Granger of the Trinity River Vision Authority added that "the river is returning back to its normal state and is open for full recreational use."
Fort Worth/Botanic Gardens
Old-Fashioned Family Fireworks Picnic
July 4, gates open at 6:30 p.m., concert starts at 8:15 p.m. - 10 p.m., fireworks at dark
Independence Day Parade
July 4, 10 a.m.
Bedford/Corner of Forest Ridge & Bedford Rd.
4thFEST Independence Day Celebration
July 4, 12 p.m. - 10 p.m., fireworks at 10 p.m.
July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza
July 4, fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Hurst/Hurst Community Park
Hurst Stars and Stripes
July 4, 5 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
North Richland Hills
Northeast Tarrant Family 4th Fireworks Show
July 4, 5 p.m., fireworks 9:30 p.m.
Fair Park Fourth
July 4, 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., fireworks at 9:30
Carrollton/Josey Ranch Lake
July 4 Community Fireworks Display
July 4, fireworks from 9:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.
DeSoto/Lancaster Community Park
Old Fashioned Fourth Fireworks Celebration
July 4, 6 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m.
Garland/Firewheel Town Center
July 4, 4 p.m. - 9 p.m., fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
Grand Prairie/Lone Star Park
Lone Stars and Stripes Firework Celebration
July 4, gates open at 3 p.m., fireworks after last race
Irving/Irving Heritage District and Lake Carolyn
Independence Day Parade and Fireworks Show
July 4, parade at 9 a.m. to noon, free admission, fireworks show lasts from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Lancaster/Lancaster Community Park
4th of July Celebration
July 4, fireworks at dark at Helen Giddings Amphitheater
Richardson's Family 4th of July Celebration
July 4, 6 p.m. - 10:15 p.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
McKinney/Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch
Red, White and Boom Celebration
July 4, 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
Plano/Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve
July 4, 5 p.m. - 10 p.m., fireworks at 9:30p.m.
Frisco Freedom Fest
July 4, 4 p.m., fireworks at 10 p.m.
Denton/UNT Apogee Stadium
Kiwanis Fireworks Show
July 4, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., fireworks after dusk
Flower Mound/Bakersfield Park
July 4, 5 p.m., fireworks at 9:50 p.m.
Lake Dallas/Lake Dallas City Park
The Lake Cities 4th of July
July 4, events start at 9 a.m., fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
Lewisville/Vista Ridge Mall
Red, White & Lewisville Fireworks
July 4, 9:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Trophy Club/Independence Park East
4th of July Celebration and Fireworks
July 4, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., fireworks at 9:40 p.m.
Palestine/Steven Bennett Park Aquatic Center
13th Annual Fireworks Show
July 4, fireworks start after dark
Eastland/South Side of Courthouse
Old Fashion 4th of July Celebration
July 4, 9.a.m., fireworks at La Mancha Lake Ranch at dusk
Stephenville/Stephenville City Park
4th of July Fireworks Show at Stephenville City Park
July 4, 10 p.m.
Old Fashioned 4th of July
July 4, events begin at 8 a.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
4th of July Concert and Fireworks Celebration
July 4, 7:30 p.m., fireworks after dark
Cleburne/Lake Pat Cleburne
4th of July Celebration and Fireworks
July 4, 4:30 p.m., fireworks at dark
Joshua/Joshua Owl Stadium
July 4th Celebration
July 4, gates open at 7 p.m., fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
Terrell/Ben Gill Park
2016 4th of July Independence Day Celebration
July 4, entertainment begins at 7:15 p.m., fireworks at dark
Rockwall/Harry Myers Park
July 4th Fireworks & Live Music
July 4, 5 p.m., fireworks after dark
Fireworks at Bayside
July 4, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., fireworks after dark
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