It's summertime in Frisco, which means it's time to float the lazy river at a RoughRiders baseball game, cheer on FC Dallas at a soccer match, explore Limestone Quarry park and of course, celebrate America's birthday at Frisco Freedom Fest!


Frisco Freedom Fest presented by CoServ will take place on Sunday, July 4. Don't miss your once-in-a-year chance to celebrate our nation's birthday with yummy food, great music and aaahhh-worthy fireworks! Planning to be there? Here's what you need to know:

About the Celebration

Party in the Plaza begins at 4 p.m. and features fun activities for the entire family including live music on stage, Children's Expo and the Taste of Frisco. 

Fireworks begin approximately at 9:45 p.m. following the conclusion of the FC Dallas match. The 20 minute show is one of the largest in North Texas. Four FC Dallas parking lots will be available to the public for viewing. Public can enter Tundra Platinum, Camry Gold Lot, Corolla Red Lots, and Highlander Green Lots. The public can also check out the fireworks show streamed live on the city’s website at or watch on Facebook live @cityoffriscotx

Improved shuttle service will be in place for this years event. The parking lot at Frisco High School (6401 Parkwood Blvd.) and Frisco Discovery Center (8004 N. Dallas Pkwy.) will be pickup points. See route and parking map here.

As a warm up to the Independence Day festivities, Frisco also hosts several events on July 3 including the Cornhole Tournament and The Hotter 'n Firecrackers 5K & Glow Run. Learn more here.

Hotel Deals

Make it a weekend and take advantage of the hot deals many of Frisco's hotels are extending through the holiday weekend. Head to our Deals & Packages page and view available deals. 

More Fun

Along with the holiday events, we also recommend checking out:

  • Museums and Attractions
  • Shopping: Stop by the locally-owned boutiques in the Rail District or take advantage of big-store savings at The Centre at Preston Ridge or Stonebriar Centre.
  • Events: Aside from Frisco Freedom Fest, there are a few events happening, including live music around town and the Frisco RoughRiders baseball games.
  • Places to Eat: All this fun and you're bound to work up an appetite. If you want to enjoy a good meal while watching the fireworks, consider heading to the Rail Yard, Chito's or Jake's, which all offer a good view of the show.

Please remember, this is a family-oriented event. No alcohol is allowed and dogs should stay home. For up-to-date information, head to