Arlington is one of the best places in the Metroplex to spend Independence Day weekend. Not only do they host one of the biggest and best July 4th parades in the country, there are also several places to enjoy family fun and fireworks. Here are a few fun Fourth of July activities in Arlington:
Light Up Arlington – This annual event in downtown Arlington includes food trucks, activities for kids, free musical entertainment, and fireworks. Festivities begin at 6pm on Friday, July 3rd with a fireworks show at 9:45 pm. To get the scoop, visit www.lightuparlington.com.
Arlington 4th of July Parade – Celebrating it’s 50th anniversary in 2015, this year should be the biggest and best parade to date. The parade begins at 9am on Saturday, July 4th in the downtown Arlington/UTA area but you’ll want to arrive plenty early to stake out a spot. Free parking is available at UTA. For all of the details and a parade route map, visit www.arlington4th.org.
Rally Day at AT&T Stadium – After the parade, consider heading to the home of the Dallas Cowboys. Tour the stadium, see the Superbowl tropies, participate in on-field activities and meet the cheerleaders and former Dallas Cowboys players. You can also have your photo taken with the Cowboys mascot, Rowdy. Festivities run from noon to 6pm on Saturday, July 4th. Tickets are $14.50 – $27.50 and can be purchased online by visiting http://stadium.dallascowboys.com/rallyday/.
Fireworks at Globe Life Park – What’s more American than spending the 4th at a baseball game with the family? Catch the Rangers game against the Angels on Saturday, July 4th then enjoy a fireworks show following the game. For tickets and complete details, visit www.texasrangers.com.
July 4th Fest at Six Flags – Six Flags is always a great way to spend some fun time with your family. From Friday, July 3rd through Sunday, July 5th, enjoy early ride times with your season pass or by bringing a Coke can. Spend the day at the park and stick around after the sun goes down for a fireworks and laser show beginning around 9:45 pm each night. For tickets and all the details, visit www.sixflags.com/overtexas.
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