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Fort Worth’s Fourth Celebration on the Trinity River

June 27,2022

Reposted from Tarrant Regional Water District.

Celebrate Independence Day with an evening of festival food and drinks, live music, kids activities and the largest fireworks show in North Texas on July 4 at Fort Worth’s Fourth. Panther Island Pavilion will be open from 5:00pm – 10:00pm for the 15th Annual celebration with the Trinity River as the backdrop. Admission to the grounds is still FREE as Fort Worth’s Fourth continues to be a gift to the community.

Attendees are encouraged to arrive early and secure a spot for the fireworks show that includes spectacular special effects that can’t be seen from afar! Chairs and blankets are allowed to watch the show from the banks of the Trinity. 

Festival activities for the evening include an opportunity to support local food and beverage vendors. Outside coolers, food and drinks are not allowed within the event grounds. 80s hair metal rock band Metal Shop will start off the music followed by Crowd-favorite act, Party Machine Band, will bring the energy to Texas’ only waterfront stage this year. Kids activities will make a return to the festival including jump houses, a zip line, face painting and more. Festival goers are allowed to BYOT (Bring Your Own Tube) and float within the roped swim area. Tube rentals will not be available. Arrive early to take advantage of the Kid Zone and swim area available until 8:00pm. 

The grand finale of the night will be the largest fireworks show in North Texas on July 4th at 9:30pm. This can’t-miss music synchronized display will light up the beautiful Trinity River and Fort Worth skyline. Come out and celebrate Independence Day and enjoy what patrons refer to as “the best fireworks show” they have ever seen. 

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Location Mentioned: Panther Island Pavilion