Grab your star spangled shorts and pack up your sparklers – the Fourth of July is right around the corner. Dallas is packed with action for Independence Day weekend, every pocket of the city seeming to have their own way to celebrate. We’ve rounded up our top favorite ways to celebrate America, tune in below for the details.

WHAT: The Star Spangled Spectacular at the Meyerson Symphony Center. 
WHEN: July 4th, beginning at 1 PM
WHERE: 2301 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201
COST: $19 - $32
DETAILS: This event kicks off on the Fourth at 1 pm with the Dallas Wind Symphony playing the greatest American hits. There will be indoor fireworks, themed snacks and a special tribute to America’s armed forces. This event will be fun for all ages! 

WHAT: Highland Park + University Park Parade
WHEN: July 4th, 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM
WHERE: Goar Park, Dallas TX
COST: Free
DETAILS: Wish America the happiest of birthdays at the Highland Park + University Park Parade. Flotas from local businesses travel all around Park Cities, starting on Euclid Avenue and end at Goar Park, passing out candy, food, coupons and more! A perfect event for all ages. 

WHAT: Fair Park Fourth
WHEN: July 4th, 6 AM – 10 PM
WHERE: 1300 Robert B. Cullum Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75210
COST: $5
DETAILS: Come out to Fair Park on the Fourth for a day filled with family fun activities, 7K/4K race, live music and more! At Fair Park Fourth, there will be live music from the Razzmajazz Dixieland Band throughout the afternoon, with a special Beatles tribute at 7 pm. Ride and game access will be available, along with water features from the park’s many fountains! There will be garden and museum access, along with food trucks to visit. The fireworks begin at roughly 9:45 pm and can be viewed from inside the Cotton Bowl stadium. This event is a can’t-miss!


WHAT: Dallas Country Club Fireworks Show
WHEN: July 4th, roughly 9 PM
WHERE: Dallas Country Club 4155 Mockingbird Ln, Dallas, TX 75205 + surrounding areas
COST: Free
DETALS: Although access to the Club is members-only, you can still watch the show from surrounding parts of Highland Park. The fireworks begin at roughly 9 pm, so grab your family, your lawn chairs and pick a spot to watch this spectacle! There’s no website for this event, but anyone can see them around HP! 

WHAT: The Bluffview and Devonshire Parade. 
WHEN: 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM
WHERE: 4811 Bluffview Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75209
COST: Free
DETAILS: This parade is perfect for celebrating America’s birthday. Featuring floats, music and a whole lot of red, white and blue - this parade does not disappoint! This event will be fun for all ages, so grab your family and head out early to get a good seat for the show.