Lake Cities 4th of July

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.

  • Parade,July 4, 9a.m-10a.m.
    Vendors & Entertainment start at 4p.m.
  • Lake Dallas City Park
    101 E Hundley Dr, Lake Dallas, TX

  • Admission is FREE
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2018 Grand Marshall

Patriotic Parade - 9 am

  • 2018 Parade Entry Form
  • 2018 Parade Route Map
  • Prizes:
Grand Prize : $100 & trophy
Runner Up : $  75 & trophy
Third Place :   $  50 & trophy

Apple Pie Bake-Off 

First Place Mona Goodwin
Second Place Krysten Cobb
Third Place Tony LaBarbera

2018 Apple Pie Bake-Off Entry Form

  • Prizes
      ° 1st: $100 & Award
      ° 2nd: $50 & Award
     ° 3rd:  $25 & Award

​4th of July Stage Entertainment

Eleven Hundred Springs -- Five Man Outlaw Country Band from Texas
Cameron Hobbs -  Country music with a hint of country rock and some soulful runs
Little Elmo and the Mambo Kings 


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 2018 Lake Cities 4th of July celebration and we will provide a level of advertising commensurate with your contribution.

2018 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.

2018 Vendor Application
2018 Health Permit Application

Check Out Our 2018 Vendors!

 Food Trucks  Vendor Market
J & S Smokewagon
Lake Cities Soccer Assn. 
Later Gater Catering
MIdtowne Kitchens
Kernel Lee'2 Kettle Corn
Kona Ice 
Snoballz Chance
Los Amigos Restaurant
Tredway's BBQ
Snappy Snow
Funnel Tunnel 
Jr's Catfish & Shrimp
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Eaves Realty Group
The Daughters Who Sew/Self Made Jane
Leaf Filter North of Texas, LLC
The Organic Artisan
Charming Custom Creations
Usborne Books and More
Paparazzi Accessories
Mary Kay 
Knives & Wives
BBB Empire
Alliance Mortgage Group
Lake Cities Pet Sitting

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?  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, Pyrotechnico puts on an amazing fireworks show at the Lake Cities 4th of July which continues to grow in volume and popularity every year.