5 Fourth of July events happening around Georgetown

H-E-B/Austin Symphony Orchestra Fourth of July (Courtesy Ricardo Brazziell)
H-E-B/Austin Symphony Orchestra Fourth of July (Courtesy Ricardo Brazziell)

H-E-B/Austin Symphony Orchestra Fourth of July (Courtesy Ricardo Brazziell)

Looking for fireworks this Fourth of July? Here are some Independence Day events happening in and around Leander and Cedar Park.


Central Texas’ Largest Fireworks Show held July 4 includes a live performance by the Austin Symphony Orchestra. Taking place at Auditorium Shores at Town Lake Metropolitan Park in downtown Austin, attendees can expect food and drink vendors as well as local arts and crafts vendors. 4-10:30 p.m. Free. 900 W. Riverside Drive, Austin. 512-974-6700. www.austintexas.org/events/ 4th-of-july

Cedar Park

Cedar Park's Fourth of July Celebration will be held at Elizabeth Milburn Park from 5-11:30 p.m. where there will be fireworks, music and food trucks. The fireworks display begins at 9:15 p.m., and a movie in the park, “The Sandlot,” will play following the fireworks. Free. Elizabeth Milburn Park, 1901 Sun Chase Blvd., Cedar Park. 512-401-5500. www.cedarparktexas.gov/july4


The Georgetown Sertoma Club’s annual fourth of July celebrations will be scaled down to only include fireworks in San Gabriel Park. This decision was made for the safety of everyone in the Georgetown community, according to its website. Limited parking is available in the park, and attendees are encouraged to park at Georgetown High School, 2211 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown and carpool. The parking lots at McMaster Fields and the Parks and Recreation Administration at North College Street and W.L. Walden Drive will be closed, according to the city. 9:30 p.m. Free. San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow St., Georgetown. www.gtxsertoma.org


Leander’s annual Liberty Fest on July 4 will include fireworks, vendors, balloon artists, face painters, henna and stilt walkers. This will be the first event at the city’s Great Lawn on Lakewood Park. The park will open at 2 p.m., and the first band will play at 5 p.m. Buses will pick up attendees at nearby parking lots and drop them off at the park. 2-10:30 p.m. Free. Lakewood Park, 2040 Artesian Springs, Leander. 512-528-2700. www.leandertx.gov

Round Rock

The Sertoma Independence Day Parade and Frontier Days celebration will take place July 3 with a full day of activities, including a parade, a carnival, live music and fireworks. 8:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Free. Old Settlers Park, 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-218-5540. www.roundrocktexas.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation


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