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Top Austin July 4th Events:
Celebrate Independence Day in Style!

Are you ready to celebrate Independence Day in Austin? Get ready for an unforgettable experience filled with fireworks, live music, parades, and more. Austin is known for its vibrant celebrations, and July 4th is no exception. Here are some of the top events happening in the city to make your Independence Day truly memorable.

Austin Symphony H-E-B July 4th Concert & Fireworks: A Spectacular Celebration

Join Austin’s largest Independence Day celebration at Auditorium Shores and the Long Center for the Austin Symphony H-E-B July 4th Concert & Fireworks. Experience the patriotic spirit with live performances by the Austin Symphony, followed by a breathtaking fireworks display over Lady Bird Lake. Choose your vantage point from the Long Center, South First Street Bridge, Congress Bridge, or Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge and prepare to be amazed. Remember to arrive early and leave your chairs at home, as these spots fill up quickly.

Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Festival: Music, Shopping, and Fireworks

Immerse yourself in the festivities at the Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Festival. This event promises live music, shopping, dining, and a spectacular fireworks show. Bring your entire family and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere, play backyard games, and groove to local live music. Make sure to stay until the evening to witness a dazzling fireworks display that will leave you in awe.

Willie Nelson’s 4th Of July Picnic: A Star-Studded Affair

Experience a truly legendary celebration at Willie Nelson’s 4th Of July Picnic. Created by the beloved Austin icon himself in 1972, this annual event promises a star-studded lineup at Q2 Stadium, home of Austin FC. While the exact lineup is yet to be announced, you can expect an incredible showcase of talent. Prepare to sing along and enjoy the mesmerizing fireworks show that will illuminate the Austin skyline.

4th of July Fireworks on Lady Bird Lake: Spectacular Views from the Water

For a unique perspective, head to the Rowing Dock and witness the much-anticipated July 4th Concert and Fireworks Show on Lady Bird Lake. Experience the spectacle from the water on a stand-up paddleboard, kayak, or canoe. Reserve your preferred watercraft in advance and arrive between 7:15 and 8:30 p.m. to check in. As you enjoy the fireworks display, you can also catch glimpses of the Congress Avenue Bat Bridge and listen to the enchanting melodies of the Austin Symphony.

Lakeway’s Old-Fashioned July 4th Celebration: Parade, Reception, and Fun

Join the residents of Lakeway and Austin for Lakeway’s Old-Fashioned July 4th Celebration. The festivities begin with a Fourth of July parade on Lakeway Drive at 8:30 a.m., followed by an American hot dog reception at the Lakeway Activity Center. Delight in live music, delicious food, and exciting games for all ages. It’s the perfect way to spend Independence Day with your loved ones.

Sertoma Independence Day Parade: Patriotic Spirit in Round Rock

Embrace the patriotic spirit at the Sertoma Independence Day Parade in Round Rock. Starting at 8:30 a.m. on July 4, this annual parade features giant helium and cold-air inflatables, bringing joy to all spectators. The parade route runs along Mays Street, between Mays Crossing and Highway 79. After the parade, continue the celebration at the Fourth of July festival, complete with music, carnival rides, and traditional fireworks.

Red, White & Buda: Festivities for All Ages

Make your way to Red, White & Buda for an unforgettable Fourth of July experience. The festivities kick off with a bike parade down Main Street at 9 a.m. Enjoy games, explore the vendor market, and indulge in the mouthwatering treats. As the sun sets, gather at the Buda Amphitheater for a spectacular fireworks show. Don’t miss the live performances by Honeymoon Austin and the Austin Nines, providing the perfect soundtrack to your evening.

Round Rock Express Vs. Sugarland Space Cowboys – Independence Day Celebration With Postgame Fireworks

Head to Dell Diamond on July 4th at 6:35 PM to witness the Round Rock Express take on the Sugarland Space Cowboys. After the game, stay for a magnificent postgame fireworks display that will light up the night sky and create lasting memories. Cheer on your favorite team while enjoying the spirit of Independence Day.

Independence Day Fireworks: A Dazzling Display at Typhoon Texas

Experience a breathtaking fireworks show in partnership with Typhoon Texas at the intersection of SH 130 and Pflugerville Parkway. Arrive on July 4th at approximately 9 p.m. to witness the vibrant display from the field next to the waterpark. The central location allows for excellent viewing across Pflugerville, ensuring you won’t miss a single sparkle.

July 4 Celebration at San Gabriel Park: Fun for the Whole Family

Join the 39th annual Sertoma Club Family July 4 Celebration at San Gabriel Park in Georgetown. This event, sponsored by the Georgetown Sertoma Club with assistance from the City of Georgetown, offers a day filled with entertainment. From 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., enjoy live performances by T. Cole and the Austin Party Band, indulge in delicious food from various vendors, and explore arts and crafts. The highlight of the evening will be a magnificent fireworks display that will illuminate the night sky.

Wells Branch FourthFest Parade: Show Your Patriotic Pride

Celebrate the Fourth of July tradition at the Wells Branch FourthFest Parade. Show off your patriotic pride as you watch the parade kick off at 10:00 a.m. from Katherine Fleischer Park. Line the streets and cheer as the procession passes by, showcasing the community’s spirit and love for the country.

Cedar Park’s 4th of July Celebration: Music, Rides, Food, and Fireworks

Head to Milburn Park in Cedar Park for an all-day celebration of Independence Day. Live music, carnival rides, inflatables, food trucks, and a washer tournament await you. As the sun sets, prepare to be dazzled by a breathtaking fireworks display. After the fireworks, stick around for a movie in the park, creating a magical end to your Fourth of July festivities.

City of Hutto’s 4th of July Celebration: Fun for the Whole Family

Don’t miss the City of Hutto’s 4th of July Celebration, a family-friendly event packed with live music, local vendors, food trucks, kids’ activities, and an extraordinary fireworks show. RSVP to the event on Facebook if possible, and take advantage of the free shuttles available at Hutto High School for convenient parking. Celebrate our nation’s independence in style and create lasting memories with your loved ones.


Mark your calendars and get ready to celebrate Independence Day in Austin like never before. With these exciting events and stunning fireworks displays, your July 4th will be filled with joy, excitement, and a deep sense of patriotism. Don’t miss out on these unforgettable experiences that truly capture the spirit of America’s independence.