Highland Lakes Fourth of July
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.
Patriotic 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 July 1.
Marble Falls Community Fireworks
Lake Marble Falls will turn red, white, and blue with a fireworks show at dark July 4. Spend the whole day in Lakeside Park! The activities start at 3 p.m. with bounce houses, inflatable waterslides, food, and drinks. Live music begins at 5 p.m., and the fireworks start popping at 9:15 p.m.
The action takes place at Lakeside Park, 307 Buena Vista Drive. For more information, check out the Frequently Asked Questions
or visit marblefallscommunityfireworks.com
Kingsland Aqua Boom
Kingsland celebrates the Fourth over nine days — June 23, June 29-July 4, and July 6-7. 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 23 — Watch the AquaBoom Scholarship Pageant to see who made the cut as Miss AquaBoom.
July 29 — Join a veterans dinner and the Official AquaBoom Kickoff Party
June 30 — A golf tournament, arts and crafts show, and children’s activities highlight the day
July 1 — Join up for horseshoe and washer tournaments, a patriotic concert, a poker run, and kids’ activities
July 2: His Joshua House Wild Game Fundraising Dinner and Auction
July 3 — Kick up your heels at a street dance organized by the River Rat Revue
July 4 — Enjoy the big day with parades, water activities, a car show, and fireworks
July 6 — Save your appetite for the steak cook-off at Lighthouse Country Club
July 7 — Check out the AquaBoom State Championship BBQ Cook-off
Kingsland AquaBoom takes place across Kingsland and Lake LBJ. Visit kingslandaquaboom.org
for more information!
Llano Rock'N Riverfest
Llano Rock’N Riverfest takes place on two days this year — July 4 and July 7 — each with an extravagant fireworks show over the Llano River at Badu Park.
Saturday, July 7, brings the real fun on the Llano River with personal watercraft races, a zipline, a car show, vendors, live music, swimming, and plenty of fun and games for the whole family.
Join the the festivities on the Llano River at Badu Park, 300 Legion Drive in Llano. For more information, visit llanorocknriverfest.com
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.
At night, the courthouse lights up, backed by 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. 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