The Corinth area is a hotbed of options for Fourth of July festivities. You can find an abundance of choices both on the Fourth of July itself and the preceding day. Whether you’re interested in a live concert or an engaging polo match, there’s an Independence Day event that will suit your tastes. Here are our top picks for patriotic fun.
Addison Kaboom Town!
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Addison’s annual Independence Day event has delighted guests since 1985. Around half a million guests converge from around the country to enjoy this festive celebration. The 2022 Kaboom Town event will take place on Sunday, July 3, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. The excitement begins with the Addison Airport Airshow and continues with a fantastic fireworks display.
General admission is free, but Addison Circle Park has limited capacity, so you must reserve your tickets online in advance. Tickets are required for all attendees, including toddlers and infants. Tickets will become available on June 22 at 10 a.m. Inside the Park, you’ll have access to a wide range of food and beverage vendors offering everything from fried alligator and Cajun chicken to brisket nachos to corn dogs and funnel cakes.
If you’re not able to get into Addison Circle Park, you can still see the fireworks from other spots around town. Nearby restaurants host watch parties, and several of the surrounding hotels have balconies in prime positions for seeing the show.
Red, White, and BOOM!
McKinney’s Red, White, and BOOM! Is an all-day event on the Fourth of July. The festivities include a parade, Yankee Doodle block party, live entertainment, free activities, and a fireworks show. In the evening, the McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch will host kids’ activities, food vendors, a concert, and a fireworks display. Red, White, and BOOM! is free and open to the public.
Spark in the Park
Spark in the Park will take place on Monday, July 4, and feature headliner Mike Ryan in the Heritage Park Amphitheater before the annual fireworks show. Austin’s Mikey & the Motorcars will open the show. The event takes place from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fireworks are choreographed to music that will be broadcast on KMQX 102.5 FM and 88.5 FM. Though the best view is from the amphitheater, you can see the fireworks for miles around.
Frisco Freedom Fest
Frisco Freedom Fest is an annual Independence Day event. The 2022 festivities kick off on Sunday, July 3, with the Hotter ‘n Firecrackers 5K Glow Run. The race begins at Frisco Square Simpson Plaza. Participants will wear flashing LED lights and fluorescent gear to light up the route as they run. Electronic music creates an energetic environment pulsing with excitement.
The Dachshund Dash adds another element of fun to the evening, with energetic pups competing for the Top Dog title. Other July 3 activities include a corn dog eating contest and a cornhole tournament. All race participants receive a finisher medal. If you also run in the 2022 Frosty 5K on December 3, you can also get the limited edition Fire & Ice Challenge medal.
On the Fourth of July, the fun continues with the Taste of Frisco at 3 p.m., which features a variety of local food vendors. At 4 p.m., the Party in the Plaza kicks off with a classic car show, live entertainment on the community stage, amusements and rides, the Patriotic Vendor Village, and the Hometown Heroes Exhibit. At approximately 10 p.m., the fireworks extravaganza will light up the sky. The fireworks are visible in areas surrounding the Purefoy Municipal Center and Toyota Stadium.
Lake Cities 4th of July
The Lake Cities 4th of July festival caters to residents of Corinth, Shady Shores, Hickory Creek, and Lake Dallas. This is an annual event that you can attend all year long. The excitement begins with a patriotic parade at 9 a.m. Vendors and entertainment will begin at 4 p.m., and the fireworks will take place around 9 p.m. as it gets dark.
Lake Cities 4th of July is a free event that takes place at Lake Dallas City Park. Past years have featured contests, water slides, horse rides, and other activities. Follow the city’s announcements for further details on the 2022 event as they become available.
The July Jubilee centers around Little Elm Park, where you’ll find food vendors and activities throughout the day on Monday, July 4. The park will host live music from 5 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. At 9:30 p.m., two simultaneous fireworks shows will shoot off from Little Elm Beach and Little Elm High School. Station KHYI 95.3 The Range will broadcast the show’s soundtrack so you can enjoy fireworks synced to the tunes.
Parking passes are available in advance for come-and-go parking in concrete lots around the park. You may purchase tokens for the grass overflow lot on the event day. However, these are not come-and-go passes, so you’ll have to pay for re-entry if you leave. You can reserve a camping site in Little Elm Park if you want to make this Fourth of July an all-night affair. The park’s established grills close for the event, so campers should plan accordingly.
Prestonwood Polo & Country Club Season Finale & Fireworks Watch Party
The Prestonwood Polo & Country Club enjoys a spot on one of the highest points in Denton County. The event begins with a polo match played on an expansive field that’s nine times the size of a football field. After the game, you’ll have an outstanding view of the fireworks show.
The event starts at 6 p.m. on July 4. General admission is $20. Charcuterie boards are available for another $20. You can reserve a tailgate spot for $100 to $250 or a grandstand party box for $300.
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