2019 Fair Park Fourth


  • 7/04/2019
  • Thursday, July 4th – 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Fair Park, Dallas, TX, 1121 First Ave, Dallas, TX 75210
  • Free!
  • FIREWORKS! Start at 9:30 PM


Event Details

The City of DallasFriends of Fair ParkState Fair of Texas, and WFAA-TV Channel 8 invite you to celebrate America with a day of family fun and fireworks at Fair Park Fourth. Enjoy entertainment, children’s activities, rides, games, food and drink, museums, historic art and architecture, and spectacular fireworks on Thursday, July 4, 2019.

Our annual celebration starts with the Dallas 7/4 race in the morning and finishes with Dallas’ official fireworks display at night.

Enjoy the Midway this Fourth of July
The State Fair of Texas Midway–featuring several rides, games, and concession stands—will open at noon. You can purchase Midway admission tickets at the entrance gates for $8, or at BigTex.com for $5 (the cost of rides, games, and concessions will vary).

During this Fair Park Fourth event, all proceeds from the Midway will go to the Big Tex Scholarship Program.

Where to park and where to come in
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
  • close to Fair Park Coliseum


In between, you and your family can:

  • explore historic Fair Park,
  • enjoy the State Fair of Texas Midway,
  • paddle in the Swan Boats,
  • ride the Texas Star Ferris Wheel
  • learn about the interesting and quirky history of Fair Park on our free Cell Phone Tour,
  • visit participating Fair Park partners like Texas Discovery Gardens and the Hall of State,
  • check out Truck World on Cotton Bowl Plaza
  • delight at an Esplanade Fountain show,
  • pedal a B-Cycle Bike,
  • listen to music, and
  • enjoy food and drink from on-site vendors.


Piccolos & Patriots: A Star-Spangled Spectacular


  • 7/04/2019
  • Thursday, July 4th – 1:00 PM
  • Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora Street, Dallas, TX
  • Tickets starting at $19


Event Details

Patriotic feelings will be stirred. History will be made. Join us as we set the Guinness World Record for the most number of piccolo players performing John Philip Sousa’s The Stars and Stripes Forever.

concerts, Dallas, Fair Park, Fireworks