The city of Kyle will be lighting up the sky with its Independence Day Fireworks Show. The show will begin around 9:30 p.m. and last approximately 20 minutes. Fireworks will be launched from Plum Creek Golf Course; however, the course will be closed to the public during the show. Residents will be able to watch the show from the Hays Performing Arts Center, but will also be able to be seen from many locations throughout the city.
Visit www.cityofkyle.com/recreation/kyles-independence-day-fireworks-show for more information and for a list of roads that will be closed or barricaded during the show.
Buda is hosting its annual Red, White and Buda celebration on July 4 from 9 a.m. to 10 pm at the Buda City Park and Amphitheater. This all-day, family-friendly celebration starts off with a bike parade where anyone is welcome to join — stop by the Buda Public Library on July 2 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for a bike decorating party to get your wheels looking festive and ready for the parade.
The rest of the day will feature food and market vendors, live music on the Great Lawn and a fireworks show at 9:15 p.m. for the grand finale.
Visit www.budaamphitheater.com/redwhitebudaf for more information.
Dreamland in Dripping Springs is hosting its Independence Day celebration on July 2. The celebration starts from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., for kids day, featuring a petting zoo, bullet train rides, splash pad, playscape, jumbo jenga, cornhole, art walk and food and drink specials. Admission is free.
Beginning at 5 p.m., entry to the celebration is $25 for general admission tickets and $100 for VIP tickets (which includes drinks, private backstage viewing and mini golf). Children age 12 and under are $10, while children age 5 and under are free. There will be live music performances from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. along with pickleball, mini golf and more. The fireworks show will begin at 10 p.m. Attendees are welcome to bring chairs and/or blankets, but no umbrellas.
Visit www.dreamland.us for more information.
Following the city’s annual Fourth of July parade at 10 a.m., the Wimberley Community Chorus and Hill Country Community Band are coming back together for the first time since 2019 for the 10th Annual Hometown Patriotic Concert. The concert will begin at 3 p.m. at Wimberley First Baptist Church. Patriotic songs will be performed, and military branch flags will be presented.
SummerFest, San Marcos’ annual firework show, will take place on July 4 at 9:30 p.m. Patriotic music and a fireworks countdown will be simulcast on KTSW 89.9, Texas State University’s radio station. The show will be visible from the parking lots of the San Marcos Activity Center, San Marcos Public Library City Park or Bobcat Stadium. Visit www.summerfestsmtx.com for more information.