Happy Independence Day and Happy 238th Birthday, America! The Fourth of July is one of our favorite holidays here at Delysia Chocolatier. It’s the perfect day for fun, food, friends, family, and FIREWORKS! Central Texas has some of the best displays around. With the help of our friends from Austinsummerfun.com, here are some Fourth of July festivities in Austin that are perfect for the whole family!
Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Festival Where: Hill Country Galleria (12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave)
When: 4pm to midnight on June 28th
Fireworks: TWO shows: 9pm and 11pm
Activities: Art vendors, festival food and treats, and several hill country fair games. Live music featuring Quiet Company, Dale Watson and his Lone Stars, Residual Kid, Lost and Nameless Orchestra, Mayeux and Broussard, and Minor Mishap Marching Band. Admission is free. More info:www.HillCountryFest.com or call 512-263-0001
38th Annual Austin Symphony H-E-B July 4th Concert & Fireworks
Where: Circuit of the Americas (9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, Austin, TX 78617)
When: Gates open at 4pm, activities start at 6pm, concert at 8:30pm on July 4th Fireworks: 9:30pm Activities: While Auditorium Shores is under construction, the Austin fireworks show will move out to the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) this year. COTA will host a variety of fun, old-fashioned July 4th holiday activities, including interactive games and contests for the whole family. FREE admission, Free parking in Lot F, Up-close parking available on Lots H & A for $10.
More Info: http://www.austinsymphony.org/events/38th-annual-austin-symphony-h-e-b-july-4th-concert-fireworks/
Bob Schneider’s 4th of July Bash
Where: Nutty Brown Cafe (12225 Highway 290 West, Austin)
When: Doors open at 6pm on July 4th Fireworks: following concert Activities: Performances by Milk Drive and Bob Schneider as well as a moonwalk for kids Cost: $17 advance tickets, $22 day-of tickets, kids 12 and under free More Info: Tickets and details on www.nuttybrown.com
Cedar Park 4th of July Celebration
Where: Milburn Park (1901 Sun Chase Blvd., Cedar Park)
When: 4pm – 10:30pm on July 4th
Fireworks: (specific time not yet provided) Activities: Live music, bingo, a washer tournament, air castles, free watermelon and a fireworks display. Milburn Pool will be open from 1-8pm with daily pool admission rates applying. Cost: FREE admission, Recommended parking areas: CPHS, CPMS and ACC More Info: Call the event hotline at 512-401-5888 for details
Georgetown’s Sertoma 4th of July Celebration
Where: San Gabriel Park (455 E Morrow St, Georgetown)
When: Activities begin at 11am on July 4th
Fireworks: 9:30pm Activities: Visitors will find 60 arts and craft booths, 20 food vendor, kiddie rides, bounce houses and games, and a petting zoo. Musical entertainment will begin at the Gazebo at noon and will continue all day. A parade begins at 11:00 am at the low water crossing, ending at the Gazebo. Cost: FREE More Info: Details available here.
Where: Plum Creek Golf Course (Kyle) Fireworks: 9:30pm on July 4th Activities: Hays CISD Performing Arts Center will entertain with music until the fireworks start. The free public program starts off with Kem Watts, a local singer and songwriter, performing from 7pm, followed by Starlight Symphony Orchestra at 8pm. OR there is a live music show at the PCGC Clubhouse from 6pm – 9pm that is free to the public (but parking is available by donation). Cost: FREE More Info: Click to find info about parking and details about what is permitted.
When: Gates open at 5pm
Fireworks: 9:10pm on July 4th
Activities: There will be live music, vendors, children’s activities, and fireworks. Cost: FREE More Info: Visit the Leander Parks & Rec webpage for more info.
Where: Landa Park (Golf Course Dr., New Braunfels)
When: Concert starts at 6:30pm on July 4th
Activities: The evening kicks off at 6:30 p.m. with a free concert at the Landa Park Dance Slab.
Cost: FREE More Info: Visit the City of New Braunfels website.
If you’re looking for more summer fun with kids in Austin, don’t forget to download the Austin Summer Fun checklist. Watching fireworks is one of the items for July.