Yeah, the fourth of July isn't this weekend, but this weekend pretty much blends into it. So enjoy our top picks for things to do though the fourth! Side note, let us all take a moment to really remember why we are free, and all those who have and are defending this great country we get to call home! #merica 

For more events in Irving and around the area, check the events calendar.


Irving Rocks - Live Music

Texas Musicians Museum

Holland K. Smith Band

Location: Texas Musicians Museum
Price: Free
When: June 30, 8 p.m.

Enjoy a great selection of rock, blues and some groovy surf music. Holland will be rocking the stage at 8 p.m. Come hungry for some great food from Smokin' Joes' cafe. Call 972-259-4444 for a table all to yourself.

Christian Brooks All Star Band 

Location: Texas Musicians Museum
Price: Free
When: July 1, 8 p.m.

The Christian Brooks All Star Band will be delivering the blues and some great rock n roll. Christian has invited some special guests to perform and you do not want to miss this show. Once again, call 972-259-4444 for a table.

Phillip Johnson

Location: OUTLAW Taproom at the Four Seasons
Price: Free
When: July 1, 6-9 p.m.

Join the newest edition to Irving's live music scene at OUTLAW Taproom which features Texas beers, wine and craft cocktails on tap. Enjoy the great patio, views, awesome menu and music that will be flowing. Become a regular and enjoy live music every Thursday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

First Sunday Songwriter Showcase​ 

Location: Texas Musicians Museum
Price: Free
When: July 2, 5 p.m.

Join the Sunday Songwriter Showcase. There will be a lot of talent all under one roof! If you love local jams and the artistry, you won't want to miss this event. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and showtime is 5 p.m. Food, drinks, beer, and wine are available. Learn More


Farmers Market Grand Openings - Two Locations!

Farmers Market

Location: Around Irving
Price: Free
When: This Weekend
Irving Arts Center Market - JULY 1:
  •  Head to the grand opening of the Four Seasons Market at the Irving Arts Center! Enjoy fresh produce, specialty foods, products and more from local vendors with artisanal goods! Open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Heritage Crossing Market - JULY 2:
  • Heritage Crossing Farmers Market at the Irving clock (just across from Big State Fountain Grill) tower opens this Sunday! There will be a ribbon cutting with Mayor Stopfer and members of council at 10 a.m. to celebrate the Market as it continues to grow and attract residents from Irving and nearby cities. Come be part of the fun! Open until 2 p.m. 

Staycation?? We recommend the Four Seasons Resort Dallas at Las Colinas

Four Seasons Forth of July

Location: Four Seasons Resort Dallas at Las Colinas
Price: Hotel Reservation Required
When: Friday, June 30- Sunday, July 2

Need a last minute getaway that's in your backyard? Look no further then the Four Seasons. If you need more of a push, check out their activity calendar for the weekend that will please Mom, Dad and kids. Click Here The Independence Festival at the Four Seasons is one of a kind. Stay local and give them a call to make a reservation. All the activities come with your stay, it's a no brainer!


Celebrate the 4th in Irving

Fourth of July

Independence Day Parade & Reception

Location: Heritage District - Irving Main Street
Price: Free
When: Tuesday, July 4, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

One tradition all can enjoy is the Independence Day parade in Irving. This year, the theme of Irving’s annual Independence Day parade and reception will be “A Star-Spangled Celebration — Celebrating American All-Stars.” The parade begins at 9 a.m. July 4 at Sowers Street and Irving Boulevard, near Millennium Park, and concludes about 10 a.m. After the parade, a reception at Heritage Park, 217 S. Main St., will include free watermelon, airbrush tattoos, balloons and a concert by Leo Hull and the Texas Blues Machine. Learn More

Irving Independence Day Fireworks Show​

Location: Lake Carolyn - Las Colinas 601 E Las Colinas Blvd, Irving, Texas 75039
Price: Free
When: Tuesday, July 4, 6-10 p.m.

After you've enjoyed the morning in downtown Irving head up to Las Colinas for fireworks and even more music. Entertainment includes live music by Downtown Fever, DJ Chris Brown and the Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra’s Brass Quintet. The 20-minute fireworks display begins at 9:30 p.m. More than 20 food vendors will offer hot and cold treats. Other activities include airbrush tattoos, photos with Uncle Sam and both wet and dry inflatable rides. Swim attire is not required; towels are recommended. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawns chairs; outside food and beverage is permitted. Learn More


For more events in Irving and around the area, check the events calendar.