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How to Celebrate the Fourth of July 2022 in Dallas and Across North Texas

Fair Park Fourth is back. So are plenty of family-friendly fireworks displays across North Texas as well as bar crawls and pool parties.
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Sensory Sensitive 4th of July Celebration

July 3, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. | The Sound at Cypress Waters 

In lieu of a fireworks bash, Cypress Waters will commemorate the holiday with a patriotic laser show. The sensory-sensitive celebration is ideal for individuals and families who want to celebrate the Fourth of July without the stressors of loud noise, which can trigger anxiety and/or PTSD. More info.

All American Bar Crawl

July 2, 3 – 11 p.m. | The Backyard Dallas

Make sure to hydrate before this bar crawl in Deep Ellum. Check in at the Backyard Dallas, then venture out to Bottled Blonde, Electric Shuffle, and Off The Cuff for five (!) welcome shots. Purchase tickets.

Red, White & Brews! Deep Ellum Crawl

July 3, 3 – 9 p.m. | Multiple Locations in Deep Ellum

Bring your Americana crew to Dot’s Hop House & Cocktail Courtyard for your wristband and punch card, then indulge in exclusive drink specials at Ruins, Trinity Cider, Will Call, and Trinity Brewing Co. There will be a best-dressed costume concert, so make the red, white, and blue pop! Buy tickets.

Pools

Pool Party at Lee Harvey’s Dive In

July 2-4 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. | Lee Harvey’s Dive In

Be one of the first to dip your toes into the city’s newest pool. DJ Jennifer Miller kicks off the pool club’s inaugural Fourth of July party with a hot summer mix. Come back on July 3 and 4 for grilled hot dogs and refreshing watermelon throughout the day. 

Sunday Sol

July 3, 3 – 8 p.m. | Virgin Hotels Dallas

Gaze upon the Dallas skyline as DJ Tony Schwa and CB Smoove play a sultry mix of Afro house, reggae, and deep house at The Pool Club. The blissful pool day is located on the hotel’s fourth floor, where guests are welcome to RSVP for a daybed or cabana to lay in. Get tickets.

4th of July at Lorenzo

July 4, 2 – 9 p.m. | The Lorenzo Hotel 

Pull out the sarong for a Miami-inspired pool party in downtown. DJ Mike B and friends take over the Relativity Pool Bar at the Lorenzo for seven hours of DJ sets. Reserve a standard or premium cabana for you and your friends to lounge under a shaded cabana with your bottle of choice and a mini-fridge to keep the drinks cool. Purchase tickets.

Fireworks

Kaboom Town

July 3, 5 – 11 p.m. | Addison Circle Park

It’s not July 4 in Texas without Addison’s Kaboom Town. Before the night’s iconic fireworks show at 9:30 p.m., come early to watch a riveting airshow from the city’s airport or cool down at this year’s new addition, The Caliber Auto Care Splash Zone. Razzmajazz Dixieland Band, The Walton Stout Band, and Jordan Kahn Orchestra will perform classic American tunes throughout the day. Read more.

Independence Day Celebration

July 4, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Armstrong Park, Duncanville

Bring the kiddos to an early morning parade to see Duncanville’s finest. Return for an all-ages concert with David Whiteman Band, bounce houses, and more fun for the family. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. More info.

Fair Park Fourth

July 4, 4:30 p.m. | Fair Park

For the first time in two years, Fair Park Fourth is back. The Independence Day staple brings kid-friendly fun, food trucks, and live entertainment to the Dallas landmark. The event is free to the public. Read more.

Festivals

Independence Day Celebration

July 2, 7 – 10 p.m. | Klyde Warren Park

Bring your picnic blanket for a nighttime Fourth of July celebration. The 36th Infantry Division Band starts the party with an ensemble of military brass tunes at 7 p.m. After their performance, Rhythm & Boots will play as guests trickle in before the fireworks show at 9:30 p.m. Grab a frozen margarita from Mi Cocina in the park to end the night like a true Dallasite. More info.

Star-Spangled Weekend

July 3 – 5 | Legacy Hall

Grab a red, white, and blue frozen margarita. Pick between sugary bites from Haute Sweets or savory samplings from Son of a Butcher and Brisket Love. The Plano suburban food hall will also feature a tribute to Phil Collins and Sheryl Crow for those in search of contemporary American classics. More info.

Red, White & Groove

July 4, 4 p.m. | AT&T Discovery District

Leave the grill at home and get your BBQ on at The Exchange Hall. Or indulge on a crab boil and freedom ‘ritas at Jaxon Beer Garden. Matt Hillyer and Summer Dean will set the mood with some Texas country tunes. The night ends with a performance by the Old 97’s and a digital fireworks show on the Media Wall. More info.

Concerts

Star-Spangled Spectacular

July 4, 1 p.m. | Meyerson Symphony Center

Ease into the day with an afternoon concert. The Dallas Symphony Orchestra plays their annual tribute to the United States and the armed forces. Buy tickets.

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