Independence Day Celebration
Friday, July 4, 2014
Join us in our annual two-part celebration of America’s independence, featuring a community parade and reception at Heritage Park, evening festival with live music, food and fun, and fireworks spectacular.
Independence Day Parade & Reception
9 a.m. to noon
Irving Heritage District2014 Parade Route
This award-winning parade takes place in the Irving Heritage District along Irving Blvd. and Second St. Community organizations, schools, churches and individuals participate with bands, floats, marching groups and more. Participation is free; parade entry forms will be available in late spring.
Immediately following the parade, the community gathers in Heritage Park (217 S. Main St.) for a free reception. Enjoy live music by the Kenny Chavez Combo, free watermelon, and fun activities for children. The reception runs from 10 a.m. to noon.
Independence Day Fireworks Show
6 to 10 p.m.
Lake Carolyn601 E. Las Colinas Blvd.
Bring the whole family out for an evening of fun, food and fireworks! The Fun Zone, open from 6 p.m. until sunset, includes inflatable rides, games and attractions for children at no charge. The Main Stage features upbeat live music, while a variety of food vendors offer something for every taste. Don't forget a blanket or chair to sit on the lawn and enjoy the spectacular fireworks show at the end of the night! Call (972) 721-2501 for more information.
The festivities have moved to a new location! Join the fun on the south side of Lake Carolyn, near the intersection of E. Las Colinas Blvd. and Lake Carolyn Pkwy. From SH 114 exit Riverside/Rochelle and head north. Parking is available in area parking garages; early arrival is recommended. Food Vendor Application Packet
Become A Sponsor
Thousands of people from Irving and neighboring areas attend the annual Independence Day festivities. Support this community event and increase the visibility of your organization by becoming a sponsor. For more information, view our Sponsorship Packages
and contact The Sponsor Bureau at (214) 702-6411.
*Please check back regularly for event updates. Information is subject to change.
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