Highland Lakes Fourth of July 2019
The rockets’ red glare will shine across the Highland Lakes this Independence Day at celebrations with huge fireworks shows, live music, food, parades, and more.
Highland Lakes fireworks displays light up the skies in Marble Falls, Kingsland, Llano, Horseshoe Bay, Johnson City, and Spicewood. More than just fireworks, celebrations in Llano and Kingsland this year go on for multiple days beginning June 30. Check the local weather forecast
for July 4 before heading out to prepare for the possibility of scattered showers whether you're on the lake or under a shade tree.
Marble Falls Fireworks Show
Lake Marble Falls will turn red, white, and blue with a fireworks show at dark July 4 over Lake Marble Falls starting at about 9 p.m.
The city of Marble Falls has taken over the annual holiday event. Due to construction at Lakeside Park, this year's viewing location will be at First Baptist Church, 901 La Ventana Drive in Marble Falls. The church will host a family-friendly festival from 4-9 p.m. with live music and vendors. Admission is free. No alcohol.
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Kingsland Aqua Boom
Kingsland celebrates the Fourth over several days. The extended schedule is jampacked with festive events, including land and boat parades, a scholarship pageant, a golf tournament, cook-offs, and fireworks.
Highlights from this year’s schedule include:
- June 28 at 5 p.m. — Veterans dinner at Chapel of the Hills Church in Buchanan Dam
- June 29 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. — AquaBoom Scholarship Pageant
- June 30 — Annual patriotic meal at First Baptist Church of Kingsland from 3-5 p.m. and patriotic concert at 6:30 p.m., also at the church
- July 4 — Children’s parade at 9 a.m.; carnival at Packsaddle Fellowship Church starting at 9 a.m.; land parade at 10 a.m. (staging at 7:30 a.m.); Lake Area Rods and Classics car show at Security State Bank at 11 a.m.; arts and crafts show and children’s activities from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at 1341 RR 1431; patriotic costume contest at 12:30 p.m. (registration at noon) at 1341 RR 1431; water activities at the 2900 bridge from 4-9:15 p.m. followed by fireworks
- July 5 — Arts and crafts show and children’s activities from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at 1341 RR 1431; horseshoe and washer toss tournaments at 10 a.m. (signup at 9 a.m.); steak cook-off, margarita mix-off, and live music at 7 p.m. at Lighthouse Country Club
- July 6 — Golf tournament at 9 a.m. at Lighthouse Country Club; Poker Run on the River from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Kingsland Community Park; His Joshua House wild game dinner and auction from 3-7 p.m. at Kingsland Community Center; Street Dance with River Rat Revue from 8-11:30 p.m. at First United Bank
Kingsland AquaBoom takes place across Kingsland and Lake LBJ. Visit kingslandaquaboom.org
for more information.
Llano Fireworks Show and more
Fireworks blast off July 4 between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. at Badu Park, 300 Legion Drive along the Llano River. On the following Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., personal watercraft races churn up the river at the park. It’s all-day family fun. Visit llanochamber.org
Johnson City Fourth Fest
Celebrate a presidential Fourth of July in Johnson City, the home of the nation’s 37th president, Lyndon B. Johnson. A parade downtown kicks off the activities as horses, vehicles, floats, and more circle the courthouse square.
In the evening, the party moves to the Blanco County Fairgrounds with a fantastic fireworks display at 9:15 p.m. Bring your cooler, lawn chairs, and snacks to see the star-spangled sky.
The Blanco County Courthouse is located at 101 E. Pecan Drive in Johnson City. The Blanco County Fairgrounds are located at 619 U.S. 281 in Johnson City. Go to johnsoncitytexas.info
for entry forms and more information.
Horseshoe Bay Fourth of July
Horseshoe Bay celebrates the Fourth of July with land and boat parades, live music, and fireworks.
The event features the heartwarming Stars of Freedom Wall with photos of veterans, current service members, and first responders. More patriotic activities include land and water parades and food and drinks. The grand finale is a fantastic fireworks display over Lake LBJ.
Horseshoe Bay Resort is located at 200 Hi Circle North in Horseshoe Bay. For more information, visit the website
Spicewood & Highland Lakes Lions Club Fourth of July
The Spicewood & Highland Lakes Lions Club
hosts its annual Fourth of July parade and picnic in Spicewood on July 4. Parade participants begin lining up at 8:30 a.m. at the Spicewood Post Office. The parade begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 9:30 a.m. at the Spicewood Community Center. Horseback riders, antique/classic cars, walking groups, bikes, decorated golf carts, and floats are invited. A community picnic at the center is 10-11:30 a.m. with free food and refreshments, live music, various presentations, and children’s activities. For more information, call (830) 693-3645.