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Where to View Fireworks

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If you are looking for Where To View Fireworks in 2023, here is a complete list from Cedar Park Living.

You know it’s the peak of summer when you are sitting under the night skies listening to patriotic music while kicking back in a lawn chair with the family. Watching fireworks is a family fun adventure that most Americans look forward to every year. This year it will be even more exciting as we all try to get back to some normalcy.

Here is a list of July 4th celebrations around the area for 2023.

Cedar Park 
July 4th Celebration
July 4, 2023 at Milburn Park 1901 Sun Chase Boulevard Cedar Park, TX 78613
Washers Tournament 4-8 pm. Food trucks: 5:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Fireworks display: 9:15 p.m. Movie in the Park to begin after Fireworks – Enjoy the City of Cedar Park’s annual firework display beginning at 9:15 p.m. on Sunday, July 4. Make a day of it and bring your picnic gear to enjoy a variety of food trucks from 5:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. With music playing and plenty of room to spread out, there’s sure to be fun for everyone! Don’t want to sit in traffic afterward? Entertain the family with a Movie in the Park beginning when the fireworks display ends.

Leander
Leander Liberty Fest
July 3, 2023 at the 1807 Waterfall Ave, Leander, TX 78641
Leander’s largest annual event includes live music, food, children’s activities, and a spectacular fireworks display. Admission is free for all ages. Celebrate the Fourth of July with Liberty Fest at Lakewood Park! Gates open at 3pm. No pre-event tickets are needed this year. Attendees may arrive at the park by event bus, walk up, or other vehicles drop off at certain designated park entrances. Check the website for details about what you can and can’t bring to the park as well as costs for the kids’ area.

Liberty Hill
Independence Day Spectacular
Liberty Hill Junior High 13125 TX-29, Liberty Hill, TX
July 3, 2023 – 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, Homemade Ice Cream 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. Paid parking.

Hutto
4th of July Celebration
July 4, 2023 at Brushy Creek Amphitheater at 1001 CR 137 Hutto, TX 78634
This FREE, family-friendly celebration from 5- 9pm 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.

Austin
H-E-B Austin Symphony 43rd annual July 4th Concert and Fireworks
July 4, 2023 at The Long Center Performing Arts
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 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., followed by “mile-high” fireworks. The event is free and open to the public.

Pflugerville
July 4th Pfireworks
July 4, 2023 at Typhoon Texas
In partnership with Typhoon Texas, the City of Pflugerville, will launch Pfireworks on July 4 at 9:30 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. See the website for parking and event details. This event is held in partnership with Typhoon Texas Waterpark. The waterpark will be open until 10pm on the 4th to view fireworks. For tickets to the waterpark visit the Typhoon Texas website.

SAFETY FIRST

The best way to enjoy fireworks, is to leave it to the pros. Most jurisdictions have city ordinances prohibiting the use of fireworks within or near the city limits. With extreme drought conditions present, it’s best to not launch any home fireworks. If you are unsure of the ordinances, it is always safer to check with the city or local fire department prior to the purchase or discharge of fireworks. Fireworks are not permitted in Williamson County parks. Here is an interactive county map with the fireworks free buffer zone areas.  Consumer fireworks can be dangerous when used improperly and can cause serious burns and eye injuries. And guaranteed, your neighbor’s dog probably hates them! Always check with your local fire department/district for recommendations or suggested precautions to follow before deciding to use them.

Have fun and Happy Independence Day!

Here are some other fun happenings nearby to celebrate the 4th!

Spare Birdie Public House
Come spend the afternoon before you go see fireworks with live music by an awesome local band North of Luck! Tuesday, July 4th from 5pm – 8pm. Plenty of time to still catch fireworks! No Cover/All Ages/Free Parking. 1400 Discovery Blvd. Cedar Park, TX. Full-service restaurant and bar, bowling, virtual golf, Spare Birdie aims to be your local hot spot for feast and folly.

Lucky Rabbit
Saturday July 1st, celebrate the 4th with Lucky Rabbit in Jonestown! Live music, food, drinks & fun! Stop by Oddinary Objects for some fun vintage and Antique finds.

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