Nothing says freedom like fireworks and festivals! If you are wondering where to watch 4th of July fireworks in Austin, wonder no more! Austin and the surrounding areas have tons of July 4th events to choose from.
We’ve made every effort to ensure that this list is accurate and up-to-date, however, some venues/events/activities make changes without notifying us. We recommend contacting them before visiting to be 100% sure.
4th of July Fireworks in Austin
H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks is back! Spend this Independence Day with your family and friends, decked out in red, white and blue. Head 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. This event is planned, produced, and performed entirely by the Austin Symphony Orchestra, with the help of its generous sponsors. The festivities begin at 8 p.m. with Master of Ceremonies welcoming dignitaries and special guest. Concert begins at 8:30 p.m., followed by “mile-high” fireworks.
Where: 900 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704
When: July 4, 2022 | 8:00 pm
Get ready to celebrate independence at Hill Country Galleria! Join on Monday, July 4th for the annual Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Festival. Enjoy shopping with over 60+ art vendors on the streets of Hill Country Galleria, plus get here early to also shop the resident boutiques and merchants who call Hill Country Galleria home.
There’s a full line-up of live music taking place in the Central Plaza. Bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the show from the grassy lawn:
- TWO TONS OF STEEL
- SOUTHERN ANGELS
- ROCK BOTTOM STRING BAND
- ROBIN MORDECAI
- THE SADDLE SORES
Bring the kids and enjoy fair rides, water games, and complimentary face painting. Stick around until dark to enjoy a stellar firework show! Enjoy food at any of the Hill Country Galleria’s 20+ eateries and festival treat vendors.
Where: 12700 Hill Country Blvd, Bee Cave, TX 78738
When: July 4, 2022 | 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Buda is celebrating BIG with big bands and even bigger fireworks! Join us for our favorite tradition with a Bike Parade down Main Street and an evening with Sh inyribs and Jack Ingram on the Amphitheater Stage all before the big fireworks finale! All free and no reservations required!
Where: 204 San Antonio St. Buda, TX 78610
When: July 4, 2022 | 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Join the City of Kyle in celebrating the Fourth of July with the Independence Day Celebration Fireworks Show on Monday, July 4. The fireworks show will last approximately 20 minutes. The city has also arranged a special treat in partnership with radio station KAZI 88.7 FM to stream music as you watch the show.
Where: Hays CISD Performing Arts Center, 979 Kohlers Crossing, Kyle, TX 78640
When: July 4, 2022 | 9:30 pm
The 39th annual Sertoma Club Family July 4 Celebration and fireworks display will be held at San Gabriel Park Monday, July 4. The event is sponsored by the Georgetown Sertoma Club with assistance from the City of Georgetown.
Activities begin at 11 a.m. at San Gabriel Park and will include live entertainment from noon to 10:30 p.m., featuring T. Cole and the 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. Please do not bring dogs to the fireworks show.
Where: San Gabriel Park, 445 E Morrow St, Georgetown, TX 78626
When: July 4, 2022 | 11:00 am – 10:30 pm
Celebrate Fourth of July with Liberty Fest at Lakewood Park! Leander’s largest annual event includes live music, food, children’s activities, and a spectacular fireworks display. Admission is free for all ages.
Where: Lakewood Park, 2040 Artesian Spgs Xing, Leander, TX 78641
When: July 4, 2022 | 3:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Fireworks will launch on July 4 at approx. 9 p.m. from the field next to the waterpark located at the intersection of SH 130 and Pflugerville Parkway. The central location will allow for viewing across Pflugerville. Enjoy the show!
Where: Waterpark located at the intersection of SH 130 and Pflugerville Parkway
When: July 4, 2022 | 9:00 pm
4th July Events in Austin – Parades
The 2022 Annual Sertoma Independence Day Parade is bigger and better than ever and will once again feature giant helium and cold air inflatables, community groups and patriotic spirit. This parade will take place on the 1.5 mile route along Mays Street between Mays Crossing and Highway 79. The parade will start at 8:30am to beat the heat so arrive early to find the best seat to watch and celebrate!
Where: 1.5 mile route along Mays Street between Mays Crossing and Highway 79
When: July 4, 2022 | 8:30 am – 11:30 pm
Get ready for the Belton 4th of July Celebration! Since the 1850s folks from all over Texas have come to celebrate the 4th of July in Belton. This week-long celebration draws over 50,000 and features one of USA Today’s Top Ten Parades in the country!
Where: various locations
When: July 1-3, 2022
The Wells Branch MUD Parks and Recreation Department is excited to once again celebrate the Fourth of July with one of our most beloved community traditions. The FourthFest parade will kick off at 10:00 am from Katherine Fleischer Park. Guests are encouraged to line the streets and show off your patriotic pride in this long-time tradition!
Where: Katherine Fleischer Park, 2106 Klattenhoff Dr, Austin, TX 78728
When: July 4, 2022 | 10:00 am – onwards
4th July Events in Austin – Concerts
Neighbors and friends will gather at Liberty Hill Junior High on July 3rd to celebrate freedom in the most patriotic way. Residents engage in friendly competition for the coveted blue ribbon in challenges like the Homemade Apple Pie contest, Watermelon Seed Spitting contest and the Hot Dog Eating contest. Children play in the Radical Run Obstacle Course, ride the trackless train and jump on the Velcro wall.
The activities pause mid-evening for the Beach Ball Drop. Thousands of hands raise in the air as children try to catch one of the hundreds of beach balls that fall from the sky, just before the headliner band kicks off.
The evening’s festivities conclude with a spectacular fireworks show.
Where: Liberty Hill Middle School, 13125 TX-29, Liberty Hill, TX 78642
When: July 3, 2022 | 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Cost: All activities and contests are free. Food and beverages available for purchase. Paid Parking | $5 or $20
The tradition continues! Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic and Fireworks is returning this summer after going virtual in 2021. America’s beloved icon Willie Nelson, who created this annual event in 1972, is bringing a star-studded lineup to the new Q2 Stadium in Austin, TX, home of Austin FC of MLS, on Monday, July 4. The event will feature Willie Nelson & Family, Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit, Tyler Childers, Brothers Osborne, Midland, Charley Crockett, Allison Russell, Particle Kid, Steve Earle & the Dukes, and Asleep at the Wheel.
Where: 10414 Mc Kalla Pl, Austin, TX 78758
When: July 4, 2022 | 11:00 am – onwards
Cost: $49 – $160 (price varies)
4th of July events in Austin – Other Independence Day celebration
Bastrop will turn red, white and blue with a fun-filled schedule of activities for all ages, July 2nd, 2022, during the Bastrop Patriotic Festival at Fisherman’s Park in Bastrop, TX. The fun kicks off at 8AM with the1K Fun Run, RUN, White and Blue 5K, and many other fun contests during the day – plus a patriotic surprise or two!
Where: Fisherman’s Park, 1200 Willow Street, Bastrop, TX 78602
When: July 2, 2022 | 8:00 am – 9:30 pm
Come to Milburn Park to celebrate Independence Day! There will be live music, carnival rides & inflatables, food trucks & vendors, washer tournament, fireworks, and a movie in the park immediately following the firework show.
Where: Milburn Park, 1901 Sun Chase Blvd, Cedar Park, TX 78613
When: July 4, 2022 | 5:00 pm – 11:30 pm
This FREE, family-friendly celebration of our nation will feature live music, local vendors and food trucks, kids’ activities, a fireworks show, and more! Weather permitting.
The City is requesting that attendees RSVP to the event via Facebook, however it is not required. Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis at Brushy Creek Amphitheater but attendees are encouraged to take advantage of free shuttles available at Hutto High School.
Live music kicks off with Micah Marcos before the Steph Cash Band rocks the stage. David Beck’s Tejano Weekend will bring their unique Tejano sound to the stage before Bri Bagwell caps off the evening. Following the live music, attendees can enjoy the City’s largest fireworks show of the year.
Where: Brushy Creek Amphitheater, 1001 Co Rd 137, Hutto, TX 78634
When: July 4, 2022 | 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Come one, come all – the Austin Young Republicans invite you to another spectacular July 4th party! Why? Because we love America, that’s why! And what better way to show our patriotism than by throwing a rager of a party?
There’ll be BBQ, beer, and all your favorite patriotic tunes. Maybe even one pack of veggie burgers for that one guy. So whether you’re a Republican, Conservative, and not an America hating Liberal – come on down and celebrate the land of the free and the home of the brave with us! Red, White and Blue clothes not required but encouraged.
Where: 12013 Fitzhugh Road, Austin, TX 78736
When: July 02, 2022 12:00 pm – July 03, 2022 3:50 am
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