Celebrate Fourth of July at these events in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto

A fireworks show will be held after the Round Rock Express game July 4. (Courtesy Matthew Brooks)
A fireworks show will be held after the Round Rock Express game July 4. (Courtesy Matthew Brooks)

A fireworks show will be held after the Round Rock Express game July 4. (Courtesy Matthew Brooks)

July 3 | Sertoma Independence Day Parade & Frontier Days

The city of Round Rock’s annual Fourth of July all-day celebration will begin with a 1.5-mile parade on Mays Street between Mays Crossing and Hwy. 79. Those interested in joining the parade have until June 13 to apply. After the parade, head to Old Settlers Park for a patriotic Frontier Days party with carnival rides, entertainment, vendors and a fireworks show. 8:30 a.m. (parade begins), noon-11:30 p.m. (Frontier Days). Free (admission). Old Settlers Park, 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-341-3361. www.roundrocktexas.gov

July 4 | Watch fireworks after the ball game

Enjoy America’s favorite pastime by watching the Round Rock Express take on the Sugar Land Skeeters for the Fourth of July. The first 7,000 fans to arrive to the game will receive a mini American flag, and the game will conclude with a large fireworks show set to patriotic music. Additional patriotic features will be announced closer to game day. Gates open at 5 p.m. 6:05 p.m. $20-$65. Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-255-2255. www.milb.com/round-rock/fans/independence-day-celebration

July 4 | Hutto’s 4th of July Celebration


The family-friendly event will include live music, vendors, food trucks, kids activities and fireworks. Musical acts include Austin native Mia Garcia and The Peterson Brothers. The fireworks display begins at 9:30 p.m. Only clear bags will be allowed, and attendees may bring blankets and lawn chairs. Attendees must register for free admission. Free (admission), $5 (parking per vehicle). 4:30 p.m. Brushy Creek Amphitheatre, 1001 CR 137, Hutto. www.etix.com/ticket/v/14858/brushy-creek-amphitheater

July 4 | Typhoon Texas fireworks

The city of Pflugerville hosts a fireworks show in partnership with Typhoon Texas. Fireworks will start at 9:30 p.m. from the field located at the intersection of SH 130 and Pflugerville Parkway. Water park visitors will be able to view the show from inside Typhoon Texas, and residents outside the water park can park in one of three locations: Hendrickson High School, 19201 Colorado Sand Drive; Stone Hill Town Center, 500 Limestone Commercial Drive; and Costco, 1901 Kelly Lane. www.pflugervilletx.gov
By Kasey Salisbury
After growing up in the Sugar Land, Texas, area, Kasey Salisbury graduated with a degree in journalism in 2018 from The University of Texas at Austin, where she was the copy chief at the campus newspaper, The Daily Texan. She joined the Community Impact Newspaper team as a copy editor in October 2018.


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