Celebrate America at the Fair Park Fourth

Fair Park Fourth

A grand way to salute America’s independence! Celebrate America with a day of family fun and fireworks at Fair Park Fourth.

Starting at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4, guests can enjoy live music and access to rides, games, and concessions within the State Fair of Texas Midway. Combining traditional jazz with New Orleans street marching style, the celebratory Razzmajazz Dixieland Band will be strolling the Midway.

The events and activities around Fair Park — including fireworks at 9:45 (approx.) — are FREE. Access to the State Fair Midway is $5 in advance and $7 at the gate.

Access to the State Fair of Texas Midway can be purchased at the Midway entrance gates for $7. A Fair Park Fourth-Family 4-Pack can be purchased in advance for $20. Approximately 32 rides and 14 games will be available on the Midway, as well as 17 concession stands including Fletcher’s Corny Dogs. Costs for rides, games, and concessions will vary.

Things to Do at Fair Park

Fair Park Fourth will feature patriotic performances, entertainment, food trucks, and concession stands, plus a spectacular fireworks show. In addition to enjoying the Independence Day activities, attendees are invited to check out the variety of attractions housed in Fair Park year-round.

Texas Discovery Gardens

Texas Discovery Gardens will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., offering a special “pay what you wish” promotion for guests. Visitors can catch the butterfly release at 12 p.m., or enjoy the blooming gardens, butterfly sanctuary, and nature exhibits all day long.

Texas Discovery Gardens will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., offering a special “pay what you wish” promotion for guests. Your family will love the butterfly release at 12 p.m., or enjoy the blooming gardens, butterfly sanctuary, and nature exhibits all day long.

The Children’s Aquarium and Museums

The Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park will be open from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Admission is priced at $8 for adults and $6 for children age 3 to 11 and seniors age 65 and older, with free admission for children age 2 and under. Starting at 4:30 p.m., guests can purchase tickets for a discounted price of $4. The African American Museum will be open and offering free admission. Guests should be sure to head to the Hall of State steps to catch a patriotic performance from the Dallas Winds at 7 p.m.

You and your family can view the fireworks show from the historic Cotton Bowl Stadium, the State Fair of Texas Midway, or various other locations throughout the Fair Park grounds.  Gate A to the Cotton Bowl will open at 5 p.m., with gates B, D, and M opening closer to the start of the fireworks show. Produced by Pyrotecnico, the fireworks display will begin at approximately 9:45 p.m.For the sixth consecutive year, WFAA-TV Channel 8 will present a one-hour Texas-sized salute to America’s birthday from historic Fair Park beginning at 9 p.m.

Also, for the sixth consecutive year, WFAA-TV Channel 8 will present a one-hour Texas-sized salute to America’s birthday from historic Fair Park beginning at 9 p.m.

PARKING
Parking for the general public is $10 per vehicle at Fair Park Gates 5 and 6 (See map). You can save parking costs by riding DART to Fair Park.

 

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