July 4th Events in Central Austin

June 26, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 


Independence Day Celebrations
Central Texas Area

Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Festival
Saturday, June 29th from 11am – 9pm
12700 Hill Country Blvd., Austin, TX • 512-288-4297     www.hillcountrygalleria.com
Join in at the Hill Country Galleria for a FREE Independence Day celebration with over 75 local art vendors, live music, festival food, fireworks, kid’s area & petting zoo, and get there early to enjoy the newly added water games! Brought to you by Special Events Live, producers of Austin’s beloved Pecan Street Festival. There is a full day packed with live music from our outdoor amphitheater. The line up includes: BAND OF HEATHENS, GUY FORSYTH, WHITE GHOST SHIVERS, MILKDRIVE, GHOSTS ALONG THE BRAZOS, REBECCA BUTLER & THE RICHARDS, THE QUE PASTAS

Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks
Thursday, July 4th – from 8:30pm – 10pm
Auditorium Shores at The Long Center        www.austinsymphony.org
On July 4th, more than 100,000 people gather at Auditorium Shores for the largest Independence Day celebration in Austin. The Austin Symphony July 4th Concert and Fireworks features patriotic music and the ever-popular 1812 Overture—the latter punctuated by 75-millimeter Howitzer cannons, courtesy of Texas National Guard Salute Battery, and spectacular fireworks over Lady Bird Lake. Free and open to the public.

Cedar Park Fourth of July Celebration
Thursday, July 4th –  from 4pm – 10:30pm
Milburn Park, Cedar Park, TX   www.cedarparktx.us
Come celebrate with us and enjoy a dance with live music, bingo, a washer tournament, air castles, free watermelon and a fireworks display.  Fees apply for food concessions, face painting, carnival games, hamster balls, video games, laser tag, spinner ride and rock wall.  You may also cool off in Milburn Pool, which is opened from 1 – 8 pm; daily pool admission rates apply.

SERTOMA’s 9th Annual 4th of July in San Gabriel Park    
Thursday, July 4th –  from 11am – 10pm
San Gabriel Park, Georgetown    www.georgetownsertoma.org
The 4th of July Celebration is free to all who come to beautiful San Gabriel Park on the San Gabriel River in the heart of Georgetown. The festivities will begin at 11:00 a.m. with over 60 Arts and Craft booths, 20 Food vendors. Kiddie rides, Bounce Houses and games along with a Petting Zoo are provided for the children. Musical entertainment, featuring some of the best local and central Texas talent, will begin at the Gazebo at 12 noon and will continue all day.  The night ends with a Fabulous Fireworks Finale!

Lago Vista 4th of July Celebration   

Thursday, July 4th – All day long
Bar K Park, Lago Vista, TX    www.lagovistajuly4.org
Join in the variety of fun events that start with our Firecracker 5K Race and Fun Walk, Community Patriotic Parade, Live Music Concert, Tennis Tournament, We’ve Got Talent Show, Family Games, Silent Auction and of course our grand Fireworks Display!

Leander Liberty Fest     
Thursday, July 4th-  6pm – 10pm
HEB in Leander -651 N Us Hwy 183   www.leandertx.org
Leander’s annual July 4th celebration featuring live music, good food and fun for the whole family! Entertainment by The Emotions.  LibertyFest is free and open to the public.

Pflugerville Pfirecracker Pfestival    

Thursday, July 4th-  4pm – 11pm
Lake Pflugerville     www.pflugervilletx.gov
Come out July 4 and plan to spend an old-fashioned Independence Day on the shores of Lake Pflugerville. The event begins at 4 p.m. with live music and vendors on the north & south ends of the lake.  Pfestival pfood and games for the kids, followed by a pfabulous pfireworks display and a concert to top off the evening will make this a Pfamily Pfourth to remember. Shuttle Buses begin running from Pflugerville HS & Hendrickson HS at 4pm.

Red, White n’ Buda Independence Day Celebration
Thursday, July 4th – Childrens Parade at 9am • Fireworks at 9:30pm
Downtown Buda & Buda City Park        http://ci.buda.tx.us/buda-events/
A celebration of patriotism observed across the USA and held in Downtown Buda. This celebration includes a morning children’s parade and evening live music. Scheduled events include a Children’s Parade at 9am (line up begins at 8:30am) in the parking lot next to Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant on Main Street and ends at City Park. Decorated bikes, wagons, scooters, strollers and more. Free Children’s activities and a magician from 9am – 11am. Fireworks show will be at 9:30 PM at City Park. This will be the largest display Buda has ever seen!

July 4th Frontier Days Celebration
Thursday, July 4th –  10am – 11pm
Old Settler’s Park, Round Rock, TX    www.roundrocktexas.gov
A parade, carnival rides, jalapeno pepper eating contest, children’s games, Sertoma Rubber Duck Races, Sam Bass Shootout, Movies in the Park and skydivers are all part of the City of Round Rock’s July 4th Frontier Days Celebration and Sertoma July 4th Parade, all leading up to the annual fireworks celebration and Movies in the Park!

Annual San Marcos Summerfest  
Thursday, July 4th –  6pm – 10pm
San Marcos Plaza Park, 202 N. CM Allen Pkwy     www.summerfestsanmarcos.com
The City of San Marcos is hosting the most exciting community independence celebration along the banks of the beautiful San Marcos River. This FREE event will feature live entertainment, food booths, children’s activities, children’s costume competition and parade.  Summerfest will be held on the grounds of San Marcos Plaza Park, same location as Sights of Sounds of Christmas. Rain or shine, festivities will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a variety of musical and family entertainment until 10:00 p.m

Taylor Firework Festival  
Thursday, July 4 –  4pm – 9:30pm
Murphy Park, 1600 Veterans Drive   www.ci.taylor.tx.us
Spend the afternoon with us at shady, beautiful Murphy Park enjoying food, arts and crafts, Putt Putt Golf, swimming and more! Then stay for the best part: Fireworks in the Park at dusk!

About Laura

Laura is a third generation native of Austin who grew up in Tarry Town in Central Austin. She is the owner and broker of West Austin Properties and has been selling real estate in the Austin area since 1979. Laura is married to the love of her life, Brad, and they have two grown daughters. Together, they love to explore all of the fun spots Austin has to offer.