This Independence Day, end (or begin) your celebrations with a bang! Texas has some of the best firework shows in the country, so don’t miss out!
South Padre Island Firework Display
Known as the “Fireworks Capital of Texas,” South Padre Island has firework shows all throughout the summer on Friday and Saturday nights, and this holiday weekend is no exception! Catch the 4th of July Beach Parade in the morning, see a beach concert in the evening, and watch a spectacular firework display at night – all for free!
800 W. Riverside Drive
Austin, Texas, 78704
An Austin tradition, the July 4th Symphony and Fireworks is a great way to spend the evening. Enjoy a free live performance by the Austin Symphony at 7:30 p.m., followed by fireworks at 9:30 p.m. You can also check out local vendors who will be selling food, drinks, and arts and crafts!
Highway 16 South
Fredericksburg, Texas, 78624
Though this 20-minute fireworks display is impressive, it’s just the icing on top of the cake! Fredericksburg has dozens of patriotic events happening all weekend long, from the World Famous Lawn Mower Parade to a chili cook-off and more!
4950 Addison Circle Drive
Addison, Texas, 75001
Looking to start your celebration a day early? Rated one of the top places to watch fireworks in the country, Addison Kaboom Town! is a must-see. Festivities start at 5 p.m. on Friday, July 3.
4800 Bell Street
Amarillo, TX, 79109
Thousands gather in John S. Stiff Memorial Park to picnic and view the fireworks! Music will begin at 4 p.m. with a six band live concert and fireworks begin when the sun goes down. This year, to avoid the crowds, you can even reserve a close-to-the-stage table!