Star Spangled Celebrations Nearby on the 3rd and 4th


Stroll on down to the annual Red White & Boom display on the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, Wednesday, July 3rd from 6-10pm. Enjoy music, food vendors and a spectacular firework show that lights up the Dallas Skyline! Bring your friends and family, it’s free. And on Thursday, July 4th, head on over to the Fair Park Fourth for a day of family fun and fireworks! Entrance is free, public parking is $10. The Midway opens at noon with rides, games and food stands. You can purchase Midway admission tickets at the entrance gates for $8, or at for $5 (the cost of rides, games, and concessions will vary). All Midway proceeds go to the Big Tex Scholarship Program. You can also rent Swan Boats on the Leonhardt Lagoon beginning at noon. At 3pm, other free attractions kick into gear including inflatables, games, arts & crafts, and more! At 9:30pm settle in for patriotic music and star-spangled fireworks. Concessions including beer and wine will be available.


Public parking is $10 per car at Fair Park Gates 5 and 6. Two entrances to the State Fair of Texas Midway will be located near the Children’s Aquarium and close to Fair Park Coliseum.

What you CAN and CAN’T bring inside:

Coolers, Blankets and Folding Chairs – Allowed on the Fair Park grounds BUT NOT ON THE MIDWAY. For your safety, these items may be inspected by security.

Dogs – Allowed on the Fair Park grounds. BUT ONLY SERVICE ASSISTANCE DOGS ARE ALLOWED IN THE COTTON BOWL. All dogs must be on a leash, and owners must pick up after their dogs. We recommend that dogs not be in the park at the time of the fireworks show.

Strollers – Allowed on the Fair Park grounds and the Midway, BUT NOT IN THE COTTON BOWL.

Wheelchairs / Motorized Wheelchairs – Allowed on the grounds and the Midway. Elevator access is available for wheelchair seating in the Cotton Bowl. Wheelchairs will NOT be available for rental during Fair Park Fourth

Beer, alcoholic beverages, glass bottles, weapons (including firearms) and fireworks — NOT ALLOWED INTO FAIR PARK


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