It’s that time of year – celebrating our freedom to create our own American Dream. Here’s a list of patriotic events scheduled for this holiday weekend.
Light Up Arlington!
When: Thursday, July 3; 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.;fireworks begin at 9:45 p.m.Where: Levitt Pavilion, 100 West Abram StreetMore info: naturallyfun.org/light-up-arlingtonCost: FreeThousands of people will pack downtown Arlington for the city’s number one festival and fireworks show, Light Up Arlington. This massive celebration attracts people from across the region. People will enjoy food trucks, fun and fireworks. There will be several activities for fans of all ages: face painting, petting zoo, train rides, great food and live entertainment with American Jazz Composers Orchestra and Firefall.
Arlington 4th of July Parade
When: Friday, July 4; 9:00 a.m.Where: Downtown Arlington (click here for map)More info: www.arlington4th.orgCost: FreeHead to downtown Arlington for one of the largest parades in North Texas. This annual parade begins at the corner of W. Mitchell Street and S. West Street in UT Arlington’s College park District. There’s free public parking, free open-seating bleachers, convenient restrooms, cool mist stations and refreshments for sale. Don’t miss the kids zone featuring face-painting, games and bounce houses. An award ceremony for parade floats will be at 1 p.m. at Knapp Heritage Park, 201 W. Front Street.
Six Flags Over Texas Fourth of July Weekend Extravaganza
When: July 4-6Where: Six Flags Over TexasMore info: https://www.sixflags.com/overtexas/special-events/celebration/4th-july-celebrationCost: Buy your tickets online and save up to 20% off regular ticket prices.You’ll be dazzled by brilliant fireworks displays throughout Six Flags’ July 4th weekend celebration. By day, stroll the park snacking on scrumptious treats like churros, ice cream sundaes and funnel cakes, then gaze at the eye-popping fireworks shows and dance to live music under the warm summer skies. It’s a recipe for a great American party!