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Your Guide to Fourth of July Events in DFW

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The Fourth is almost here – and DFW is full of places to celebrate. Here’s what’s happening! All activities take place on July 4 unless otherwise noted.

Fort Worth’s Fourth – family-oriented celebration at Panther Island Pavilion with kids’ activities, an F-16 flyover, food and more. Free admission, but parking is a minimum of $10. Reserved seats for 10 p.m. fireworks run $40 each as part of a “VIP Package.”

Stockyards 4th of July Celebration – free event in Stockyards from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; face painting for kids, gunfight show and live music.

Old Fashioned Family Fireworks Picnic – at the FW Botanic Garden from July 2-4. Patriotic music from the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and fireworks afterward. $22 for lawn seats; tables are extra. Get info here. 

Family Fireworks Celebration – for families at NAS Fort Worth JRB on Saturday, July 2 from 5-10 p.m. Includes inflatables, cardboard boat regatta, live music, food trucks and more.

4thFEST  (Bedford) – free admission; at Boys Ranch Park. Family-Friendly activities, car show, and fireworks at 10 p.m.

July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza (Grapevine) – a fireworks show over Lake Grapevine will begin at 9:30 p.m. at Oak Grove Park.

Stars & Stripes 2016 (Southlake) – On July 3 at Southlake Town Square beginning at 6 p.m. Fireworks, patriotic music, kids events and more. Free.

Family 4th Fireworks (North Richland Hills) –  free; begins at 5 p.m. at the Hills Center. Kids activities, country music concert at 8 p.m. and fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

4th of July Parade (Richland Hills) – begins at 9:30 a.m.  at Richland Middle School. See parade route here. Kids are invited to ride in parade with bikes decorated in red, white and blue. There will be a bike decorating workshop onsite beginning at 8:30 a.m. Free food and fun after the parade at the middle school.

Hurst Stars & Stripes – begins at 5 p.m. at Hurst Community Park. Face painting, inflatables, food vendors and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Take the shuttle to the event from North East Mall. Free.

Various events in Trophy Club – includes 5K at 7:15 a.m., parade at 9:30 a.m. and evening celebration from 6-10 p.m. with fireworks. Free; wristbands needed for kids’ activities (free for residents and $10 for non-residents).

Roanoke’s 3rd Rocks - this event happens on Sunday, July 3 beginning at 6 p.m. Live music, bounce house, rock climbing wall and fireworks. BBQ dinner available for $4 each (cash only). Takes place at Roanoke Community Park, 201 Park Dr.

July 4th Parade & Picnic (Double Oak) – Parade at 9:30 a.m. and picnic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wright Memorial Park. Food, fun and live music.

Keller 4th of July Bike Parade – inaugural event that begins at Keller Town Hall at 9:30 a.m. Kids ages 2-12 can participate in the parade at no charge.

Independence Fest 2016 (Flower Mound) – daylong event that kicks off with children’s parade and fireworks around 9:50 p.m. Vintage car show, kids activities, food vendors and more.

Red, White & Lewisville – Fireworks set to begin at about 9:30 p.m. Best viewing areas are between State Highway 121 and the south side of Vista Ridge Mall.

Irving 4th of July Celebration – includes morning parade, kids activities and evening fireworks. Info about parade here and info on fireworks here.

Rockin’ 4th of July (Mansfield) – also takes place on July 3; held at Big League Dreams Mansfield Sports Park from 7-10 p.m. Free admission, bounce house, music and fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Lone Stars & Stripes Celebration – at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie on both July 3 and 4. from 3 p.m. – until. Live music, kids zone, and fireworks around 10 p.m. General admission $5 and parking is $20.

Parade of Lights (Grand Prairie) – on Saturday, July 2 at Loyd Park near Joe Pool Lake from 9 p.m. to midnight. Info here.

Burleson 4th of July Celebration - at Chisenhall Fields sports complex beginning at 7:30 p.m. Live music and fireworks.

Celebration of Freedom (Crowley) – happens the following week on July 9 with parade at 10 a.m. and fireworks at dark.

Arlington 4th of July Parade – from approximately 9:03 a.m. until 11 a.m.  See parade route here.

Light Up Arlington - the city’s annual fireworks show on July 3 from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Kid zone, live music, and food trucks. Fireworks at 9:45 p.m.

Old Fashioned Fourth Fireworks (DeSoto/Lancaster) – at Lancaster’s Community Park. Includes family fun, carnival-style food, bounce houses, face painting, games, live entertainment and an old fashion firework show at the Helen Giddings Amphitheater. Free.

Boomin’ 4th (Hudson Oaks) – free event beginning at 6 p.m. with fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Food vendors, kids activities and more.

Follow the Flag (Azle) – from 7-10 p.m. at Azle Central Park. Enjoy live musical entertainment and a professional fireworks display set to music around 9:15 pm. Free.

Independence Day City-Wide Family Picnic (Rhome) – on July 2 at noon, Rhome Family Park.

Granbury 4th of July Celebration – this is actually a weekend full of festivities from July 2-4; see the schedule here. Fireworks over Lake Granbury at 9:45 p.m. Monday.

4th of July events in Glen Rose – Live music beginning at 4 p.m. with fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Takes place at Wheeler Branch Reservoir. The city’s parade is the same day at 9 a.m.; arrive at Glen Rose Elementary with parade entries that morning.

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Free Concerts at Rockin’ the River

Category : entertainment, family, Featured, free

Next week is the official kickoff of Rockin’ the River, a free series of concerts that take place this summer along the Trinity at Panther Island Pavilion. You can listen to live music, tube in the river and enjoy a fireworks show after the music is over. The schedule of concerts is as follows:

June 16 — The Damn Quails, Joey Green Band.

June 23 — Prophets and Outlaws, Erick Willis.

June 30 — Eleven Hundred Springs, Larry Hooper.

July 7 — Dalton Domino, Austin Meade.

July 14 — Dolly Shine, Grady Spencer.

July 21 — Parker McCollum, Chance Anderson.

July 28 —Zane Williams, Ray Johnston Band.

Aug. 4 — Midnight River Choir, Troy Cartwright.

Aug. 11 — Dirty River Boys, Cody Bryan Band.

Aug. 13 — This Saturday event will serve as the series finale and will feature Cooder Graw, Statesboro Revue, Aaron Einhouse, Red Shahan and Austin Allsup.

Gates open at 4:30 p.m. each Thursday. At 6:45 p.m., the headliner takes the Coors Waterfront Stage. At 8:30 p.m. the after-party band plays on the South Shore Stage, and the festivities end at dark with a fireworks show. Guests can bring a blanket and chairs or enjoy front-row seats from the comfort of a tube. (Bring your own tube or rent one from the Pavilion for $6 with a $2 refundable deposit.)

Discover the artists by listening to the Rockin’ the River 2016 playlist on Spotify.

Find directions to Panther Island Pavilion here.

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Fun This Weekend: Trinity River Paddlefest

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On Monday, May 30, celebrate Memorial Day at Panther Island Pavilion with their Trinity River PaddlefestBackwoods Paddlesports at Panther Island Rentals is kicking off the summer paddling season with a paddling festival that includes free kayak and paddleboard demos. Enjoy half-price kayak, paddleboard, and canoe rentals; live music; food; beer; and a 9-hole disc golf course. The schedule is as follows:

9 to 9:30 a.m. – Open 5K SUP Race/Paddle registration
9:40 a.m. – Race/Paddle safety meeting
10 a.m. – Open 5K SUP Race/Paddle start
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Free kayak and SUP demos with Hobie, BOTE, and Jarvis
12 to 6 p.m. – Burgers and Beer from Flying Saucer and Martin House Brewery
1 to 5 p.m. – Live music from Blackland River Devils
6 p.m. – event ends

Panther Island Pavilion is at 395 Purcey St. in Fort Worth. Find directions here.

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Half Off Beer, Bourbon & Brisket Festival Admission

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Start planning next weekend’s activities now – here’s a little help: LivingSocial is currently offering half-peice admissions to the Beer, Bourbon & Brisket Festival in Fort Worth. This festival, which happens on Saturday, Sept. 19 at Panther Island Pavilion, normally carries a ticket price of $15 per person, but with this deal, you’ll receive two admissions for $15.

The family-friendly festival has something for everyone, including barbecue, live music and a variety of kids’ activities like bounce houses and face painting. You may want to bring along a blanket or lawn chair so you’ll have a comfy place to sit while you listen to the concerts. Scheduled performers include the Texas Cotton Kings and the Cody Bryan Band. Local barbecue will be on sale from places like Mama E’s BBQ, while Famous Grouse will be on hand selling whiskey.

Kids 10 and under receive free admission, so there’s no need to buy tickets for them. See more info and get your deal here!

Other deals available on LivingSocial today include:

$9 for a lunch buffet for two at Mama’s Pizza – this deal is valid at their NRH location; or pay $12 for $20 at dinner

$18 for one admission to the National Veterans Day Run – this run takes place Nov. 14 in Trinity Park; run a 5K or 11K

$20 for two tickets to “Extreme Mustang Makeover” – this fun event takes place at the Will Rogers Coliseum on Sept. 12; wild Mustangs that have been trained and gentled will be showcased

$30 for a dog vaccination package from Texas Coalition for Animal Protection – $60 value; includes shots, dewormer, heartworm test and nail trim; locations in Hurst, Fort Worth, Burleson and other locales

$75 for a Discovery Sail cruise for two on Lake Grapevine – regular price is $140; enjoy the breezes and views while an expert takes the reins, or learn a bit about sailing yourself

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Free Family Fun at TCC PROUD Celebration

Category : entertainment, family, Featured, free

On Saturday, Aug. 1, Panther Island Pavilion will host TCC PROUD: Celebrating 50 Years, a fun family-friendly festival celebrating the 50th anniversary of Tarrant County College. Festivities take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities include:

Doing-Up the Decades: must-see performances from each of TCC’s five campuses
The Education Try-Way: exhibits and experiences showcasing TCC’s cutting-edge programs
You Were Here: a time-capsule awaiting your photo contribution
Vida Van Sampling Team: Dr Pepper’s very own brand ambassadors, hosting Pepper Pong and four flavors to savor
The Texas Rangers’ Captain: bringing promotional goodies and photo opps galore
The Fort Worth Vaqueros: presenting soccer skills, demos and lessons, plus free game tickets
Toro: TCC’s lovable mascot who’s bullish on future
Kids’ Zone: balloon artist, face painting and treats, OH MY!
Hot dogs, chips and desserts
KISS-FM will be on-site

Parking can be found at Peach St. and Henderson. Panther Island Pavilion is at 395 Purcey St. in Fort Worth

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Fiestas Patrias in Fort Worth

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 photo fiestaspatrias_zps9c8f7a8b.pngCelebrate Mexico’s independence on Sunday, Sept. 21 at Fiestas Patrias at Fort Worth’s Panther Island Pavilion. Billed as a family-friendly festival, the event features live music, kids’ entertainment, and a fireworks show at night. The festival begins at noon.

Tickets are $10 for adults; kids get in free. Buy tickets here.

Get directions to Panther Island Pavilion here.

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Half-Price Tubing at Rockin’ the River

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 photo rockintheriver_zps90567f91.pngIt’s back – Rockin’ the River, the free weekly summer tubing and music series, is returning this year to Panther Island Pavilion. And right now, you can visit LivingSocial and get half off tube rental at Rockin’ the River. You’ll pay $6 for two tubes, which is half price. The series features local music and runs from June 5 to August 7. Come see bands like Stevie Helms Band, Stewart Mann & The Statesboro Revue, Johnny Cooper with Grady Spencer, Uncle Lucius with Tyler & The Tribe, and more. There’s a nightly fireworks show, too!

If you buy this deal, you will need to select the date that you plan to use the tube rental. You can see a schedule of acts here. You can buy up to 10 deals (20 tubes) at this price. See the details here and buy your deal today!

Panther Island Pavilion is at 395 Purcey St. in Fort Worth. Find a map here.

Photo courtesy LivingSocial

 

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Fun Event: MusicArte de Fort Worth

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On Saturday, Oct. 5, Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth will play home to MusicArte de Fort Worth, an event celebrating Latino music, art, food and more. The event lasts from noon until 11:30 p.m. There will be plenty of live entertainment, as well as 40 arts and crafts booths, and vendors selling Latin American food, wine and beer. A Kids Zone will provide activities for the younger set.

Tickets are only $5 each, and are only necessary for kids 13 and older. They can be purchased at the gate on the day of the event. Cash is the only form of payment accepted, unless you are spending $50 or more.

Panther Island Pavilion is at 395 Purcey St. in Fort Worth.

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Fort Worth Music Festival This Weekend

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 photo fwmusicfest2_zpsf3a7d4ac.pngOn Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18, Panther Island Pavilion will host the Fort Worth Music Festival, a multi-stage entertainment event celebrating Fort Worth’s deep musical roots. Over the 2 days of the festival, you can enjoy music from 24 bands. Styles of music include pop, indie rock, blues, jazz, gospel and more. Plus, attendees can view artwork exhibits, taste culinary offerings presented by area chefs, and shop unique local vendors.

You can see the entertainment schedule here. Find info on visual artists at the festival here. There will also be lots of food trucks on hand. If you can’t get enough music, you can also head to one of the festival’s afterparties when things shut down for the day.

Single-day tickets to the Fort Worth Music Festival are $20, or $35 for a two-day pass. You can buy tickets here. VIP tickets are also available.

Find directions to Panther Island Pavilion here.

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