Bryson’s premiere Leander location doesn’t just get you closer to food, shopping and entertainment, it gets you close to some of the best Independence Day celebrations in the Austin area! Follow this handy guide for food, fireworks and fun.
Liberty Hill Independence Day Spectacular
Liberty Hill City Park
Liberty Hill, TX 78642
6-10 p.m. Wednesday, July 3
Kick off your Independence Day weekend in Liberty Hill with apple pie, homemade ice cream, hot dog eating and watermelon seed-spitting contests as well as live music by The Spazmatics, children’s activities, raffles and a spectacular fireworks display.
6107 FM 2769
Volente, TX 78641
Fireworks start around 8:30 p.m.
Starnes Island once again will host the biggest firework show on the lake. This year’s sponsor is Volente Beach Resort.Watch from VIP seats at the resort or boat and hilltops surrounding the lake in the Volente area.
449 San Gabriel Campus Drive
Leander, TX 78641 (East of the ACC San Gabriel campus)
6-10 p.m. Thursday, July 4
Admission free, $10 Kids Zone activities
Boasting one of the largest firework displays in Central Texas, Leander's largest annual event includes live music by Jason Boland & The Stragglers and Mike Ryan, food and children's activities.
San Gabriel Park
445 E Morrow Street
Georgetown, TX 78626
11 a.m.–10 p.m. Thursday, July 4th
Spend the 4th at beautiful San Gabriel Park on the San Gabriel River where activities include a parade, live entertainment, arts and crafts booths, kid’s games, a petting zoo and a spectacular fireworks finale.
Elizabeth Milburn Park
1901 Sun Chase Boulevard
Cedar Park, TX 78613
10 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Thursday, July 4
Admission free. Fee for some activities.
Join the citizens of Cedar Park for a parade, free watermelon, fireworks, live music and assorted yard games. The parade begins at 10 a.m. Festivities begin at 4 p.m.
6608 Bar K Clubhouse Court
Lago Vista, TX 78645
Dress in ‘80s finery and head to the shores of Lake Travis for Slip and Slide Baseball, train rides for kids, cotton candy, ice cream, food trucks and a dunk tank. The fireworks show begins at dusk. Bring blankets and lawn chairs.
3300 E Palm Valley Boulevard
Round Rock, TX 78665
9 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 4
Celebrate America on the frontier with the 9 a.m. Sertoma July 4th Parade followed by the Frontier Days Celebration from noon-9:30 p.m. Festivities include the Austin Symphonic Band, carnival rides, jalapeño pepper-eating contest, Swifty Swine Pig Races, children’s games and a Sam Bass Shootout. Fireworks will start at dusk followed by a showing of the movie Captain Marvel.