The 20th Annual Market Street Celebration will take place at Celebration Park, 701 Angel Parkway in Allen starting at 4:00 PM. There will be music on two stages, a kids zone, food and drink vendors, and a fireworks display shortly after 10:00 PM. Admission is free; there is a charge for kid’s activities.
Since parking is limited, there will be free shuttle buses leaving Allen High School and going to the event. Buses will start leaving Allen High around 3:30 PM, and will start returning after the fireworks end around 10:30 PM.
The annual Sparks of Freedom event will be held at Southlake Park in Farmersville from 5:00 – 10:00 PM. There will be music, food vendors, a kid’s zone, and a fireworks display to end the event. Admission is free, with donations accepted for the Volunteer Fire Department.
Frisco Freedom Fest in Frisco Square, south of Main Street just east of the Dallas North Tollway, from 4:00 – 10:00 PM. The Party in the Plaza will have community stages with musical and entertainment acts, The Taste of Frisco will feature various Frisco restaurants, and there will be a Children’s Zone with numerous activities for the kids. Fireworks are scheduled for around 10:20 PM at the end of the event. Please go to www.friscofreedomfest.org for information on the Festival, street closures, parking, etc.
The City of McKinney Red, White and BOOM! Kicks off at 10:00 AM with a parade in downtown McKinney, followed by a car show from 1:00 – 5:00 PM.
Evening festivities will take place at the McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch starting at 7:00 PM. There will be music from the live stage, food vendors, activities for the kids and a fireworks show around 9:45 PM.
Annual Lions Club July 4th Parade starting at the Plano Independent School District Administration Building, just each of Independence Parkway and 15th Street, at 9:00 AM. The Parade will proceed north on Independence to Parkhaven, then turn right ending at Plano Senior High School.
The Collin County Republican Men’s Club and the Conner Harrington Women’s Club will both have floats in the parade, along with Plano State Representative Jeff Leach, who is sponsoring the Men’s Club float. The clubs plan to distribute up to 10,000 American Flags, all made in America, along the parade route.
The Plano Symphony Orchestra will put on its ‘Patriotic Pops’ program at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive (Galatyn Parkway exit off US 75) in Richardson at 3:00 PM. Led by Conductor Hector Guzman, the orchestra will present an entertaining and inspiring tribute to America in the cool comfort of the Eisemann Center. Highlights include: God Bless America, Salute to the Armed Forces, You’re a Grand Old Flag, favorite Sousa marches, America the Beautiful and more!
Plano All-American Fourth at Oak Pointe Park, Spring Creek Parkway east of Jupiter, at 9:30 PM. Free parking is available at Collin College, Plano Centre and First United Methodist Church. Spring Creek Parkway will be closed at Parker and Jupiter at 4 p.m. Tune in to 97.5 for music simulcast with annual July 4th fireworks display.