Lake Cities 4th of July

2021 The Lake Cities 4th of July Poster

Event Details

This is a spectacular, one-of-a-kind celebration that unites the communities of Lake Dallas, Corinth, Hickory Creek and Shady Shores in celebration of our Nation’s birth. The festivities begin with a patriotic parade followed by food, contests, vendors, and toe tappin’ music. The day is brought to a close with one of the largest, most dazzling fireworks displays in the area.

We welcome to the stage this year: Eleven Hundred Springs, The Special Edition and Little Elmo & The Mambo Kings! 

  • Parade, July 3 from 9 a.m - 10 a.m.
  • Vendors & Entertainment start at 4 p.m.
  • Fireworks start at dusk ~9pm
  • Lake Dallas City Park
    • 101 E Hundley Dr, Lake Dallas, TX
  • Admission is FREE
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Contests and Events


Patriotic Parade  starts at 9:00 a.m.
Road closures start at 8:30 a.m. 

  • Entry Form. Please return to
  • $10 Parade Fee
  • Grand Marshall: TBD
  • Prizes:
    • Grand Prize :  $100 & trophy
    • Runner Up :  $75 & trophy
    • Third Place :  $50 & trophy
  • Scoring criteria:
    • Presentation - music, beauty and creativity 
    • Workmanship - detail, design and execution
    • Theme - represents the spirit of Independence Day

FREE Frozen T-Shirt Contest 

Race to put on a frozen t-shirt the fastest! Contest starts at 5 p.m.

1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Winners will receive a trophy 

Sponsors & Donors

Sponsoring community events is fun and rewarding.  It’s an easy, gratifying way to give back to your customers. Your sponsorship dollars help keep admission free and provide entertaining, family-friendly activities. Support the 2021 Lake Cities 4th of July celebration and we will provide a level of advertising commensurate with your contribution.

View our 2021 sponsorship opportunities!


The Lake Cities 4th of July celebration is a family oriented, community event. Although we have added many activities over the years, we remain true to our roots. The goal is family participation in a safe environment at a reasonable cost. There is no admission and many free activities including music all day. All of this adds to a continual stream of event-goers seeing what else there is to eat or purchase.

Vendors who sell the following items will not be approved: 

  • Alcohol
  • CBD
  • Drug Paraphernalia 

Becoming a vendor is easy! Follow the 3 steps below: 

1. Click HERE for the Vendor Application. Return all completed applications to

2. Food vendors must also supply a Temporary Health Permit and Food Vendor and Mobile Food Vehicles Requirements Acknowledgement in addition to the Vendor Application. These can be sent to 

3. Purchase your booth/electrical options online: Sign up online:

  • 10 X 10 Booth $50
  • 10 X 20 Booth $100
  • 10 X 10 Booth Lake Cities Resident Booth $40
  • 10 X 20 Booth Lake Cities Resident Booth $65
  • Temporary Health Permit $15
  • Electricity $25 

Check Out Our 2021 Vendors!

 Food Vendors Craft Vendors
AJAE's ScoopsCaddo Events 
Boca de ElotesColor Street - Simply Polished 
Evil Queen ConfectionsLake Cities Focus 
JBW VendingLake Shore Baptist Church
JR's Catfish & ShrimpMarianne's Custom Quilts and Crafts
Kona by the LakePaparazzi Accessories 
Los Amigos Swirly Twirly Soaps
Magerly Tasty CreationsThe Enchanted Shop
Texas Chicken
Fred Stevens Chicken & Squirel Tables
The Savory TexanTrapezio's Trinkets 
El CentroFitts Souvenirs 
TM Ice Cream 
Mrs. Lively's Cajun Konnection
Renee's Jerk Chicken
Lake Cities Soccer Association 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is alcohol allowed?  No
  • Are pets allowed?  Yes, but they must be on a leash. 
  • Is there an ATM?  No 
  • Can we light our own fireworks?  No
    As defined in Section 46-2 of the City Code of Ordinances, "It is unlawful for any person to discharge or cause to be discharged any fireworks within the corporate limits of the city. Police officers of the city may confiscate fireworks from any person found to be in violation of this provision." Through special permits for celebration and the direction and supervision of the Fire Marshall, Big Boom Pyro puts on an AMAZING fireworks show at the Lake Cities 4th of July which continues to grow in volume and popularity every year.