It's time to celebrate! If you would like to hear some good music as well as see some awesome fireworks, there will definitely be some good opportunities available.
There are many events out there, but the place that I will most likely be at is the Independence Fest 2013 at Bakersfield Park in Flower Mound. The event features a FREE performance by Rick Springfield before the fireworks finale. Also performing at the Independence Fest will be The Walton Stout Band and Breaking Southwest.
The Colony's "Liberty By The Lake" would be another one of my picks. This should be a huge celebration with lots of activities, including an Elvis Impersonator contest. Before the fireworks begin, one of my favorite local bands, "Blaze of Glory", will be rocking the event from 7:30 until 9:30 p.m. with Bon Jovi hits
If you decide to go see one of the top rated fireworks displays in the country at Kaboomtown in Addison, you can join the after party at 10:15 p.m. and hear the popular band Emerald City.
Frisco Freedom Fest 2013 will take over Frisco Square's Simpson Plaza and FC Dallas Stadium with a patriotic party. The Community Stage at the Plaza will feature singers, bands, and dancers from the Frisco area. The music starts at 4 p.m. You can see the complete schedule here. Rick Derringer will be the headliner of this event, taking the stage at 9 p.m.
Lone Star Park will have the local band Vegas Stars performing from 5:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. on the Courtyard of Champions Stage. While there, you can also watch a spectacular 20 minute fireworks display choreographed to music after the final race of the day.
It's time for the 40th Anniversary Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic at Billly Bob's in Ft. Worth. This impressive event will host performances by Leon Russell, Ray Price, Kris Kristofferson, David Allen Coe, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Billie Joe Shaver, and of course Willie Nelson, plus many more. Tickets are priced at $35 in advance and $55 the day of the show - not bad when you consider the legends which will be seen this day. Skyboxes and VIP tickets are also available.
Whatever you decide to do, enjoy yourself and be safe!