Fourth of July Events in Arlington: “The American Dream City”
By Office of Communication
Posted on June 30, 2016, June 30, 2016

Fourth of July Events in Arlington

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: 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Sunday, July 3. Fireworks begin at 9:45 p.m.
Where: Downtown Arlington
Cost: Free
Thousands 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 as well as live entertainment. Musician Brad Thompson will perform at the Levitt Pavilion across from City Hall starting at 8:45 p.m. His free show at the Levitt, located at 100 W. Abram St., will take a break for the fireworks and resume at 10 p.m.

Arlington 4th of July Parade

When: 9 a.m. Monday, July 4
Where: Downtown Arlington
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Cost: Free
Head 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. An award ceremony for parade floats will be at 1 p.m. at Knapp Heritage Park, 201 W. Front Street.

Six Flags Over Texas July 4th Fest

When: July 2-4
Where: Six Flags Over Texas
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Cost: Buy your tickets online and save up to 20% off regular ticket prices.
It wouldn "t be July 4th without a patriotic show! Enjoy a brilliant display of patriotism nightly at Six Flags Over Texas. It "s the best way to cap off a day of fun and freedom!

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