Fourth of July Celebrations

Fourth of July Celebrations

by Lindsay Mears

If you are looking for something fun to do in the Denton County area to celebrate Independence Day, these are a few spots to check out.

Annual Double Oak Volunteer Fire Department July 4th Parade and Picnic
Wednesday, July 4
9:30 am the parade route will begin at Simmons & Oak Trail (South). The parade will end on Waketon Rd. at the Downing Middle School just past Double Oak Town Hall. Ample parking is provided north and south of Downing Middle School. Come join us for a picnic after the parade with food, live music, and ice cold drinks at the John B. Wright Memorial Park from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Call 972.539.7683 or visit for more information.

Sounds of Red, White, and Lewisville
Tuesday, July 3
Wayne Ferguson Plaza
150 W. Church St., Lewisville
Desperado (Eagles Tribute Band) 7:00 PM, Sara Hobbs (Country Artist) 8:00 PM |

Farmers Branch Historical Park Independence Day Celebration
Tuesday, July 3
2450 Farmers Branch Ln., Farmers Branch
Live music, KidZone with bounce houses, vendors, and a low-level fireworks show 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM

4th of July in Denton
Wednesday, July 4
Quakertown Park
700 Oakland St., Denton
Liberty 5K Run and 1-Mile Walk 7:30 AM at Denton Civic Center, Yankee Doodle Parade 9:00 AM beginning at Hickory-Locust corner, Denton Senior Center Celebration ft. The Young at Heart Band, Kiwanis Fireworks Show at Apogee Stadium – end of the night including live bands and a children’s activity area before fireworks begin

The Colony Parks & Recreation Liberty By The Lake 2018
Wednesday, July 4
5151 North Colony Blvd., The Colony
1 Mile Fun Run 7:45 AM, 5K/10K Races 8:05 AM, Stewart Creek Park opens 11:00 AM, Liberty By The Lake Festival 4:00 PM, “Barks 5th Avenue” Dog Show 4:00 PM, 6:15 PM, & 8:30 PM, “TMT” Performance – Main Stage 4:30 PM, Watermelon Contest 7:30 PM, BMX Stunt Show 8:00 PM, Fireworks Finale 9:30 PM
**More Info Listed on Website**

Roanoke Community Park Independence Day Celebration
Tuesday, July 3
201 Park Dr., Roanoke
6:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Including rock climbing wall, bounce houses, train rides, food, and fireworks
Live Music 8:00 PM

Lake Cities 4th of July
Wednesday, July 4
Lake Dallas City Park
101 E. Hundley Dr., Lake Dallas
Parade 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM, Vendors & Entertainment 4:00 PM, Apple Pie Bake Off, Bands include Eleven Hundred Springs, Cameron Hobbs, and Guyer High School Jazz Band. Followed by a Dazzling Fireworks Display

The Town of Flower Mound Independence Fest 2018
Wednesday, July 4
1800 Timber Creek Rd., Flower Mound: Children’s Parade – Lineup at 9:30 AM, starting at 10:00 AM
2121 Cross Timbers Road, Flower Mound: Gates Open 5:00 PM, Mark Tyson & The Whiskey Pilots 5:00 PM, Le Freak 6:15 PM, Pat Green 8:15 PM, Fireworks Finale 9:50 PM

The City of Haslet Independence Day Celebration
Friday, June 29
501 School House Rd., Haslet
Haslet Community Park: Independence Day Parade 7:30 PM, Nance Field: Fireworks show following Parade

Copper Canyon 4th of July Parade
Wednesday, July 4
Copper Canyon Town Hall
The Copper Canyon parade will begin at 10:00 AM in front of Copper Canyon Town Hall. Immediately after the parade there will be hotdogs and drinks back at the town hall.
For more information please call Carol Owens at 940.241.1455

Castle Hills 20th Annual July 4th Freedom Festival
Wednesday, July 4
At the Castle Hills Village Shops from 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
The annual Castle Hills 4th of July Freedom Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary with a day of family-friendly activities, live music, food trucks and a stunning fireworks display! The event is FREE and will feature Texas’ largest inflatable maze, a giant inflatable obstacle course, two 27-foot water slides and, of course, a stunning fireworks display, which begins at dusk. Don’t forget to bring blankets, chairs and coolers.

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