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.
Featuring Grand Marshalls: Denton County Judge Andy Eads and Denton County Commissioner Bobbie Mitchell

  • 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.

View the 2021 Vendor & Site Map (not to scale) 
List of Food Vendors
List of Non-Food Vendors

Vendors who sell the following items will not be approved: 

  • Alcohol
  • CBD
  • Drug Paraphernalia 

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 & Squirrel Tables
The Savory TexanTrapezio's Trinkets 
El CentroFitts Souvenirs 
TM Ice Cream The Wickless Farmhouse 
Mrs. Lively's Cajun KonnectionCimarrona
Renee's Jerk ChickenAflac
Lake Cities Soccer Association Friends of Isaac Smith 

LipSense by SeneGence 

The Happy Housewarmer

Twisted Cycles of North Dallas

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.