We’re ready for some star spangled fun with family and friends to celebrate Independence Day. Now we just have to pick and choose which of these awesome events to attend! Here’s a round-up of 4th of July Events in the Austin area.
4th of July Events with Fireworks:
–> Saturday, July 1, 2017
— Bastrop Patriotic Festival @ Fisherman’s Park
10 a.m., fireworks at dusk
The day starts at 10 a.m. with Zumba in the Park as well as a Petting Zoo with many activities to follow during the day with some children’s activities. Live music of the Austin Symphonic Band begins about 8 p.m. followed by a speculator fireworks show. Free event.
— Fireworks After Dark @ Quest ATX
festivities begin at 12 p.m.
Watch fireworks after dark! T-shirts, hats and custom Quest RTIC cooler giveaways will be happening during the day. Each pass gets a raffle ticket upon entry. Free watermelon and $1 hot dogs available.
— Bob Schneider’s 4th of July Bash & Fireworks @ Nutty Brown Cafe
6 p.m. doors, 6:30 p.m. show
Bob Schneider is back for his annual 4th of July Bash at the Nutty Brown Cafe with a spectacular fireworks show! Tickets start at $20 for general admission (all ages), and can be purchased online here.
—> Monday, July 3, 2017
— Red, White & Blue BBQ @ Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa
The resort will host a Texas-style Independence Day BBQ featuring Texas’ finest Oak Smoked BBQ, live music, and an evening fireworks display. Reservations are required and can be done so here. $44 per adult, $22 for children ages 6-12, $11 for children ages 3-5.
—> Tuesday, July 4, 2017
— Austin Symphony H-E-B July 4th Concert & Fireworks @ Vic Mathias Shores
Concert starts at 8:30 p.m., fireworks start at approximately 9:30 p.m.
Head out in your patriotic ensemble for this annual Austin Tradition. Free fireworks, free live performance by the Austin Symphony, great food and drinks, and a variety of local Arts & Crafts vendors. FREE admission. Click here for more info, including parking suggestions.
— Round Rock Express Independence Day Celebration @ Dell Diamond
game starts at 7:05 p.m.
Celebrate the U.S.A. at Dell Diamond as the Express will don special uniforms before a spectacular postgame fireworks show. Lawn ticket start at $7, which you can purchase online here.
— Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Celebration @ Hill Country Galleria
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Visitors can expect art vendors, festival food and treats, and face painting and more for the kids, and an all-day sidewalk sale. Live music from Vallejo and the Watters. FREE admission and parking.
— Wells Branch FourthFest @ Katherine Fleicher Park
Activities from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
A parade starts at the Park at 10 a.m. When the parade returns, an afternoon of music by Off The Record, food from local restaurants, and activities for the kids around Katherine Fleischer Park. The Katherine Fleischer pool will be open and free to the public as well. For more info, click here.
— Round Rock Frontier Days Festival & Fireworks @ Old Settlers Park
Parade at 10 a.m., Frontier Days Festival opens at 12 p.m., fireworks at dark
Enjoy a parade, fireworks, carnival rides, jalapeno pepper eating contest, Swifty Swine Pig Races, children’s games, Sam Bass Shootout, Movies in the Park and skydivers are all part of the City of Round Rock’s July Fourth Frontier Days Celebration. Independence Day festivities will begin with free watermelon at the Lakeview Pavilion and include music from the Austin Symphonic Band. Free event! Click here for more info.
— Cedar Park 4th of July Parade & Celebration @ Elizabeth Milburn Park
Parade at 10 a.m., celebration starts at 4 p.m., fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
Parade will begin at Cedar Park Center, traveling down Discovery Blvd. to the Cedar Park Recreation Center. Enjoy live music, inflatables, free watermelon, bingo, washer tournament, face painting, carnival games and rides, and fireworks. Click here for more info.
— Georgetown’s Sertoma 4th of July Celebration @ San Gabriel Park
Activities begin at 11 a.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
The festivities include over 60 Arts and Craft booths, 20 food vendors, kiddie rides, bounce houses, games, and a petting zoo. Musical entertainment will begin at the Gazebo at noon and will continue all day. A parade begins at 11 a.m. at the low water crossing, ending at the Gazebo. FREE, but donations accepted at the Park as you exit. Click here for more info.
— Red, White & Buda @ Buda City Park
Parade at 9 a.m., activities from 7-10pm, fireworks at 9:30pm
Decorate your bike, wagon, scooter or stroller for the parade on Main Street. Awards will be given to the best decorated bikes and additional activities will take place after the parade at Buda City Park. Bring a picnic, a blanket or your lawn chair to Buda City Park for evening activities and fireworks. Free! Click here for more info.
— New Braunfels Fourth of July @ Landa Park
parade at 9:15 a.m., music at 6:30 p.m., fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
The Patriotic Parade starts at 9:15 a.m on the Main Plaza, Downtown. At 6:30 p.m. a music program starts in Landa Park, followed by fireworks.
Have a happy Independence Day!