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Light Up Arlington

Monday, July 3rd, 2023

6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Join us in a day of festive family fun!

Come join us at 6 p.m. Monday, July 3rd, 2023 to experience this years 4th of July celebration in Arlington! 

This event is free and open to the public!

Festivities start at 6 p.m. on July 3. This year's celebration includes some of the top musical acts in the Dallas-Fort Worth region, vendors, food trucks and plenty of kid-friendly fun.

Bands will perform at four stages around Downtown, starting with 6 p.m. concerts outside the Arlington Music Hall and Grease Monkey, a 6:30 p.m. concert outside of City Tower at 101 S. Mesquite St., and a 7:00 p.m. concert at Levitt Pavilion Arlington.

Face painting and a bubble bus are among activities planned for the little ones at the Downtown Library. Vendors and at least 20 food trucks, featuring a variety of food and desserts, will be set in will be located in the Downtown Arlington area. 

Fireworks begin at 9:50 p.m.

The fireworks display, which lasts about 20 minutes, is scheduled to start at 9:50 p.m. and will be set to music on 95.9 The Ranch FM. Fireworks will be shot from the roof of City Tower, which is located east of City Hall.

Arlington Independence Day Parade

9 a.m. Tuesday, July 4th, 2023 in Downtown Arlington

Light Up Arlington isn't the only way to celebrate Independence Day. Head on back to Downtown on Tuesday morning for the beloved Arlington Independence Day Parade! Started in 1965, it is one of the largest 4th of July parades in Texas, so be sure to arrive early.

The parade kicks off at 9 a.m. Each year, tens of thousands of people line the streets to watch the colorful floats, antique cars, marching bands, unicyclists and other parade entries wind through Downtown.

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