Multiple cities in Williamson County as well as the city of Austin have a variety of events for residents to participate in to celebrate Independence Day. Here are several events to attend in the Austin area for the Fourth of July.


Leander’s annual Liberty Fest on July Fourth at Lakewood Park will feature live music, children’s activities, food and a fireworks display. The park will open at 3 p.m., and the first band will perform at 3:30 p.m. Off-site parking for the event will open at 2 p.m. There will be buses available to transport attendees to the festival, and they will begin loading at 2:30 p.m. This year’s main performer, country artist Kyle Park, will perform at 8:30 p.m. The fireworks display will start at 9:30 p.m. 2-10:30 p.m. Free (admission). Lakewood Park, 2040 Artesian Springs Crossing, Leander. 512-528-9909.

Cedar Park

Cedar Park’s July 4th Celebration will take place at the Elizabeth Milburn Park from 5-11:30 p.m., and there will be live music, fireworks, carnival rides, inflatables and food trucks. The fireworks display will be at 9:15 p.m., and there will be a movie in the park immediately after the fireworks show. Free (admission). Elizabeth Milburn Park, 1901 Sun Chase Blvd., Cedar Park. 512-401-5500.


The Georgetown Sertoma Club’s July Fourth event will include live music, vendors, a parade and a petting zoo. Fireworks will be at 9:30 p.m. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Free (admission). San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow St., Georgetown.

Round Rock

Round Rock's Sertoma July 4 Parade and Frontier Days will bring giant helium inflatables to the 1.5-mile stretch of Mays Street from Mays Crossing to Hwy. 79. Later in the day, Frontier Days at Old Settlers Park will bring carnival rides, Swifty Swine pig races and local vendors. The day will close out with a fireworks display. 8:30 a.m. (parade), noon (Frontier Days). Free (admission). Downtown Round Rock and Old Settlers Park, 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-218-5540.

The Round Rock Express' July Fourth game against the Albuquerque Isotopes will be a special Independence Day game. The first 7,000 fans to arrive will receive a free miniature American flag, and the game will feature the season's largest postgame fireworks show. Fans are invited to run the bases after the fireworks show. 6:05 p.m. $17-$75. Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-255-2255.


In partnership with the city of Pflugerville, Typhoon Texas will hold a three-day Independence Day event July 2-4 with live entertainment, performance vendors and carnival-themed activities. The festivities will wrap up with a fireworks show July Fourth and 9 p.m. For those not visiting the water park, designated fireworks parking and viewing areas will be available at Hendrickson High School, Stone Hill Town Center and Costco. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (July 2-3), 11 a.m.-10 p.m. (July 4). Water park day tickets start at $39.99. Viewing fireworks outside the water park is free. Typhoon Texas, 18500 N. SH 130, Pflugerville. 512-212-7792.


The city of Hutto will host a free Independence Day celebration on July Fourth featuring live music, activities for kids, food trucks and a fireworks show. Parking will be available on-site; there will also be shuttles available from Hutto High School. The event has a clear bag policy for all attendees. 5-9:15 p.m. Free (admission). Brushy Creek Amphitheater, 1001 CR 137, Hutto. 512-759-4015.


Join sponsor H-E-B and the Austin Symphony Orchestra for the largest Independence Day celebration in Texas. The family-friendly event will be at Vic Mathias Shores and will feature a fireworks display against the Austin skyline backed by live music. 8:30-10 p.m. Free (admission). 900 W. Riverside Drive, Austin.

Willie Nelson’s annual 4th of July Picnic will be held at Q2 Stadium this year and features special guests, such as Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit; Tyler Childers; Brothers Osborne; Midland; Charley Crokett; Allison Russell; Particle Kid; Steve Earle & The Dukes; and Asleep at the Wheel. 11 a.m. (doors open), noon (show starts). $55-$472. 10414 McKalla Place.