Independence Day celebrations and more things to do in Frisco this July

The city's annual Fireworks Extravaganza is scheduled to start at 9:45 p.m. after the FC Dallas game. (Courtesy Visit Frisco)
The city's annual Fireworks Extravaganza is scheduled to start at 9:45 p.m. after the FC Dallas game. (Courtesy Visit Frisco)

The city's annual Fireworks Extravaganza is scheduled to start at 9:45 p.m. after the FC Dallas game. (Courtesy Visit Frisco)

July 3 | Dachshund Dash

Frisco’s Freedom Fest will feature a Dachshund race to raise funds for the Collin County Animal Shelter. All racers will run 10-15 feet with their owners. 7:30 p.m. $10 (registration). Simpson Plaza, Frisco Square, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd. 972-292-5000.

www.friscofreedomfest.org/160/dachshund-races

July 6 | Family Cookie Class

Sweets on a Stick will host a mermaid/pirate/ocean-themed cookie decorating class. Sweets on a Stick will provide all materials for students as well as a box to take cookies home in.


10-11 a.m. $25 (registration). 6868 Pecan St. 972-214-9334. https://sweetsonastickfrisco.com

July 12-16 | Classic Rock Rewind Camp

Frisco’s School of Rock is hosting a four-day Classic Rock camp recommended for students ages 7-18. Campers will learn about rock music history, explore the ‘60s and ‘70s, and put on a rock music performance. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (July 12-15).

9 a.m.-1 p.m. (July 16). $495 (enrollment). 6891 Main St. 214-872-2878. https://locations.schoolofrock.com/frisco/music-camps

July 15 | Ali Murphy at Eight11

Singer, songwriter and pianist Ali Murphy will perform at Eight11 Place in Frisco. 6-9:30 p.m. Free (RSVP only). Eight11, 7080 Main St. http://alimurphymusic.com

July 18 | MSP Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show

The show will be held every third Sunday of the month through November. Families can enjoy live music and crawfish while watching the car show. Noon-4 p.m. Free (admission). The Revel Frisco, 9305 Preston Road. 469-384-7700. https://tinyurl.com/335h8h7j

July 24-25 | Gypsy Soul Holistic Fair

The two-day fair will feature vendors offering products, such as crystals, gemstone jewelry, handmade candles and more. Spiritual artists will sell artwork, and a variety of services, such as Reiki and reflexology, will be offered. 10 a.m.-

6 p.m. $5 (cash), $7 (credit/debit card), free (children 12 years old or younger). Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Frisco Hotel & Convention Center. 7600 John Q. Hammons Drive. https://tinyurl.com/samrd4r5

July 26-29 | ARt Camp: Tie-DyeThe Anders Ruff Workshop will host a four-day tie-dye-themed summer camp session. Children ages 7-14 will be eligible to participate and will create four DIY art projects. The workshop will also offer a half-day camp on July 30 to anyone who registers. Art projects will include tie-dye shirts, canvas wall-hangings, personalized pillowcases and plank signs. 9:30 a.m.-noon. $210 (enrollment). 3231 Preston Road, Ste. 13. 214-614-8120. https://tinyurl.com/55e92kvf


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