PAVLOV’s Picks: 4 Under-the-Radar 4th of July Events You Should Know About

The 4th of July is just around the corner and Fort Worth offers many ways to celebrate. From popular firework shows to a relaxing movie night at Coyote Drive-In, Fort Worth has everything you need to spend your holiday the patriotic way.

1) Fourth of July Celebration at Coyote Drive-In

The Coyote Drive-In is a hot spot in Fort Worth, but did you know the drive-in hosts a 4th of July celebration?  The event starts at 6 p.m. with live music, drinks and food trucks. The movies start at 9 p.m. and once the fireworks across the Trinity River begin, the movies stop so you can enjoy the colorful show!

2) “July 4th Fest” at Six Flags Over Texas

The “July 4th Fest” at Six Flags Over Texas is one of the best ways for families to spend their holiday. On July 2, 3 and 4, Six Flags will host “July 4th Fest,” featuring all-American traditions, patriotic displays, fireworks, and festive food, all while experiencing the thrill of freedom on world-class roller coasters. It’s the perfect patriotic celebration for the whole family.

3) “Celebrate Freedom” at Texas Motor Speedway

Texas Motor Speedway is another place people may not consider spending the 4th of July. However, on June 30, the motorsports super-speedway will host “Celebrate Freedom,” a free, all-day concert festival, featuring top Christian artists and musicians, including headliner TobyMac and Bethel Music.

4) Red, White and Boots at the Fort Worth Stockyards

Pay tribute to your western roots this Independence Day by attending the “Red, White and Boots” celebration at Fort Worth’s historic stockyards. This red, white and blue celebration on July 4, 5, 6, and 7 includes live music, longhorn cattle drives, legendary Texas gunfight reenactments, face painting, food trucks, a beer garden and farmers market.

Although Fort Worth’s 4th of July celebrations are endless, they would not be complete without Cowtown’s most popular activities such as Concerts in the Garden’s Old Fashioned Family Fireworks Picnic, Panther Island Pavilion’s Fort Worth 4th, Billy Bob’s 4th of July Picnic, and of course, at the lake with friends and family.