Fireworks light up the night sky every Fourth of July to celebrate our nation’s independence. If you’re looking for festivals and fireworks in the Austin-area, this handy roundup of events, brought to you by Springfree Trampoline, has lots of happenings this Fourth of July.

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Bastrop Patriotic Festival

When: Saturday, June 29, 2019, from 8 am – 11 pm

Where: Fisherman’s Park, 1200 Willow St., Bastrop

This family-friendly even celebrates our Nation’s Independence with food booths and children’s activities, live music, a pet parade, a water wonderland, fireworks, and more!

Round Rock Express Independence Day Celebration

When: Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 7:05 pm

Where: Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock

Join the Round Rock Express on July 3 for the biggest fireworks show of the year, presented by eBay.

Liberty Hill Independence Day Spectacular

When: Wednesday, July 3, 2019, 6-10pm

Where: City Park, 251 CR 200, Liberty Hill

Celebrate freedom with your Liberty Hill neighbors! Music, Contests, Food Trucks, Fireworks – Fun! This family-friendly event features tons of fun activities including an Apple Pie and Homemade Ice Cream Contests, Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest, Hot Dog Eating Contest, Beach Ball Drop, numerous children’s activities, Kids Splash Zone, food trucks, and a variety of entertainment, including an outdoor concert featuring the Spazmatics, and much more.

The fun begins at 6pm, and a spectacular 30-minute fireworks show will start at 9:30pm.

A Star-Spangled Fourth

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019, 10 am – 5 pm

Where: Pioneer Farms, 10621 Pioneer Farms Dr., Austin

Join the fun at this star-spangled Independence Day festival featuring an array of family fun — historical exhibits, music and a colorful display of independence flags. Regular admission will be charged. Red-white-and-blue historical exhibits, farm animals and “popcorn” readings of the Declaration of Independence are planned, along with music and other other old-fashioned festivities straight from the 1800s. Plan to come early and stay late for this old-fashioned weekend outing that replicates the family-friendly summer holidays in Old Texas.

H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019, 8:30pm

Where: Vic Mathias Shores, 800 West Riverside Drive, Austin

Spend this Independence Day with 100,000 of your closest friends! Central Texans will hurry to claim their grassy spot with the Austin Symphony Orchestra this July 4th for the largest Independence Day Celebration in the state. Tens of thousands of families will be decked out in red, white, and blue and heading down to Vic Mathias Shores (formerly Auditorium Shores) this July 4th for an amazing event complete with a fireworks display over the city skyline backed by symphonic patriotic classics.

  • Order and pick up a pre-packed picnic from Fareground before you head to the event.
  • Reserve a kayak and head out to be dazzled by the fireworks display over Lady Bird Lake from the best seat in the house – your boat! More info here.
  • Before you head downtown to the firework display, stop in for a Backyard BBQ at Scholz Garten. There will be music by DJ Giant Hornets from Japan spinning from 2 to 6 p.m, have hot dogs, barbecue, burgers, beer specials, a snow cone machine, Biergarten games and free popsicles. 

Leander’s Liberty Fest

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019, 6-10pm

Where: 449 San Gabriel Campus Drive, Leander

Celebrate Fourth of July at Liberty Fest! Located east of the ACC San Gabriel campus, Leander’s largest annual event includes live music, food, children’s activities, and a spectacular fireworks display. Admission is free.

Doc’s Drive-In Theater 4th of July Festival

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019, 2-7 pm

Where: Doc’s Drive-In, 1540 Satterwhite Rd., Buda

Enjoy all day music line up, BBQ, food and drink specials, children’s activities, yard games and more. Stay late for our FIREWORKS & FLIX event at the end of the day! Simply purchase your drive-in movie ticket and enjoy the fireworks show before the movie! Drive-in or bring a blanket or chairs to sit under the stars.

Wells Branch 4th Fest

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019, 10 am-3 pm

Where: Katherine Fleischer Park, 2106 Klattenhoff Dr., Austin

The day begins with a short parade starting at KF Park at 10am. Spectators are welcome to line the street to watch. When the parade returns, there’ll be an afternoon of entertainment under the big tent, concessions from local restaurants and community service groups offering a variety of items to enjoy, and activities for the kids around Katherine Fleischer Park. KF pool will be open and free to the public as well.

Round Rock Frontier Days Festival & Parade

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019, 9 am – 11 pm

Where: Old Settlers Park, 3300 Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock

The Sertoma July 4th Parade, fireworks, carnival rides, jalapeno pepper eating contest, Swifty Swine Pig Races, children’s games, Sam Bass Shootout, Movies in the Park are all part of the City of Round Rock’s July Fourth Frontier Days Celebration. This year will feature an even grander firework show! The event is FREE!

Georgetown’s SERTOMA 4th of July Celebration

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019, 11 am – 11 pm

Where: San Gabriel Park, 455 E. Morrow St., Georgetown

Come celebrate SERTOMA’s Annual 4th of July Family Celebration in San Gabriel Park, sponsored by the Georgetown Sertoma Club. Entertainment will be provided for the entire family! Activities begin at 11 a.m. at San Gabriel Park with live entertainment throughout the day from noon to 10:30 p.m., featuring Austin Party Band before and after the fireworks show. The festival also includes arts and crafts vendors, food vendors including a beer and wine vendor, a petting zoo, classic and antique cars, games, and rides for children and adults. Admission to the event is free; however, there are fees for some activities.

Farm’s Fun Filled Foam Fest

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019, 10 am – 2 pm

Where: Sweet Eats Farm, 14400 E State Hwy 29, Georgetown

Come enjoy the holiday at Sweet Eats Farm with a foam machine! There will also be fun farm activities including a petting zoo, pony ride, jump pad, face painting and much more!

Cedar Park’s 4th of July Parade & Celebration

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019, 10 am (parade) 5-10:30pm (celebration)

Where: Elizabeth Milburn Park, 1901 Sun Chase Blvd., Cedar Park

The parade begins at 10 a.m. The route is along Discovery Blvd, starting at the H-E-B Center (Discovery Blvd and New Hope Dr) and ending at the Cedar Park Recreation Center. The celebration begins at 5 p.m. and takes place at Elizabeth Milburn Park. The event will feature live music, bingo, a washer tournament (at 4 pm), air castles, laser tag, free watermelon and a fireworks display. Fees apply for food concessions, carnival games and carnival rides.

Pflugerville’s Pfirecracker Pfestival

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019, 5-9:30pm

Where: The Pfield, 1440 W. Pecan St., Pflugerville

Celebrate July 4th with pfun and pfamily in Pflugerville at the Pfirecracker Pfestival. Returning this year to the Pfield, you can enjoy music from Suede, food trucks, a kid’s area and of course… fireworks! PFREE!

Kyle’s Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks Show

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019, 6-9pm with fireworks at 9:30pm

Where: Plum Creek Golf Course, 4301 Benner, Kyle

The pre-show celebration at the PCGC Clubhouse is free to the public and includes live music and fantastic viewing. Hot dogs and cold drinks will be sold under the large tent, along with other snacks.

Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Celebration

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019, 4-10pm

Where: Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Suite T-100, Bee Cave

FREE Independence Day Festival on Thursday, July 4th with local art vendors, live music, barbecue, festival food, fair rides & games, and of course fireworks! Brought to you by Special Events Live, producers of Austin’s beloved Pecan Street Festival. Parking and admission are always free.

Red, White and Buda

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019, 8:30 am – 10 pm

Where: Buda Sportsplex, 310 Buda Sportsplex Dr, Buda

Celebrate Independence Day with us at our annual Red, White & Buda celebration. All the fun starts at 9:00 AM with a patriotic parade on Main Street, followed by festivities in the downtown Buda Greenbelt. Those festivities will last until noon. Line-up for the parade starts at 8:30 near the old City Hall at Main and Houston. In the evening, come out to Buda Sportsplex for food, entertainment, and fireworks. The fireworks show starts at 9:30pm!

Family Fun: 4th of July Party at Catch Air

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019, 9 am – 7 pm

Where: Catch Air’s two locations at 13450 N. Highway 183, Ste 107, Austin and 1401 S. Interstate 35 Highway, #130, Round Rock

Both locations will be decorated in red, white and blue for a fun 4th of July themed celebration! Get 1 free cup of bluebell ice cream per paid admission (while supplies last), raffle of 4th of July themed prizes at 11a & 4p, fun photo booth set up and dance parties for the little ones to have a blast!

Catherine Prystup has been in the publishing industry for over twenty years, handling everything from large and small scale ad campaigns to events, marketing, content management, and more. She lives in the greater Austin area with her husband, three kids, three dogs, two cats, and one Beta fish.