medium_4764077367Hot dog eating contests, parades, pioneer games, water parks, picnics, watermelon seed spitting contests and fireworks, fireworks, FIREWORKS! It’s time to celebrate the Fourth of July in Austin. From Pflugerville to Fredericksburg, the Shannon Schmitz Group has you covered for Fourth of July fun in the Austin area.



Austin Symphony 4th of July Fireworks – July 4, 2014
9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd.
Auditorium Shores is being renovated this year, so the Austin Symphony performance and fireworks show will be held at Circuit of the Americas. The massive HEB fireworks display will be bigger than ever, set to traditional favorites like the 1812 Overture.

Freedom 5000 – July 4, 2014
2200 W 35th Street
This fun 5K race starts and finishes at Camp Mabry at 8am Friday, July 4. The event benefits the Texas Military Forces Museum.

Bob’s Fourth of July Extravaganza – July 4, 2014
Nutty Brown Café
12225 W. Highway 290
Bob Schneider hosts this annual evening of great music and spectacular fireworks on July 4 at 6pm.

Pioneer Farms July 4th Celebration– July 4-6, 2014
10621 Pioneer Farms Drive
The historic park with celebrate Independence Day  like the pioneers did in the 1800’s. Festivities include live music, historical reenactments, display of historical independence flags, a reading of the Declaration of Independence, a watermelon seed-spitting contest, a pie-eating contest, talent show in Wessels Hall at noon, historical games and other family-fun activities.



Round Rock Express Baseball – July 4-6, 2014
What’s more American than a baseball game? The Round Rock Express will play Nashville at 7:00 on July 4 and 5, followed by a  fireworks display over the ballpark. On Sunday, July 6, the ballpark is having Picnic Day. Your ticket gets you access to the picnic ground, hamburgers &  hotdogs, watermelon and more.

Frontier Days Fourth of July Festival – July 4, 2014
Old Settlers Park, Round Rock
Start the day with the Sertoma July 4th Parade in downtown Round Rock at 10am, followed by the Frontier Days festival at noon, with jalapeno eating contest, movies in the park and children’s games & activities, fireworks show at 10pm.



Lago Vista Fourth of July – July 5, 2014
Bar K Recreational Park
6608 Bar-K Clubhouse Court
On Saturday July 5, it’ll be a fun-filled day of food, drink, games and a 5K race, culminating with a firework show over Lake Travis.

Volente Beach Water Park Fireworks – July 5, 2014
16107 Wharf Cove
Volente Beach will have a Fajita Dinner at the Shore Club and fireworks show at dusk on Saturday, July 5. The club has a sandy beqch, water park with slides and lots of fun activities for the whole family.



Pflugerville Pfirecracker Pfestival – July 4, 2014
Lake Pflugerville
18216 Weiss Lane
A Pfun day of live music on two stages, water sports and more, followed by fireworks at Lake Pflugerville. Festivities begin at 3pm and end at 11pm.



Gillespie County Fair Horse Races – July 4-5, 2014
A full slate of horse quarter horse and thoroughbred races await  this weekend at the Gllespie County Fair in Fredericksburg. Stick around for a host of fun Fourth of July events at local wineries, Art Walk downtown and more.



Wimberley Fourth of July Festivities – July 4-6, 2014
VFW Park
Jacobs Well Road
The VFW Rodeo will take place Friday & Saturday; Saturday is Market Day downtown, and then there will be a free fireworks display at VFW Park on Sunday evening, July 6



Fire in the Sky in Dripping Springs – July 4, 2014
Dripping Springs Ranch Park
1042 DS Ranch Road
Bounce houses and games for kids, ice cream & food vendors, then a fireworks display at dark. Festival starts at 7pm on Friday, July 4.



4th of July in Cedar Park July 4, 2014
Milburn Park
1901 Sun Chase Blvd.
The parade starts at 10am starting at the Cedar Park Center. Then at 4pm the festival starts with live music, washer tournament, bingo, free watermelon and fireworks at dark.



SERTOMA’s 30th Annual 4th of July – July 4, 2014
San Gabriel Park
445 E. Morrow Street
The festivities will start at 11am and go to 10pm and will include bounce houses, children’s activities, food vendors, arts & crafts, live entertainment all day followed by fabulous fireworks at dark.

Remember The Shannon Schmitz Group knows Austin! Stay safe and have a Happy Fourth of July!

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