Light up your Independence Day weekend with these patriotic events in Keller, Roanoke, Fort Worth and elsewhere.


July 3: The Keller Farmers Market, the city of Keller and the Greater Keller Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to present Keller Lights, a night of food, music and celebration. The event begins at 4 p.m. and will feature a lantern launch at 7:45 p.m. on Keller Town Center Lake. Glowing lanterns decorated by community members will float atop the water, and additional lanterns will be available for purchase. The night will conclude with a fireworks display. Free. 1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller. 682-593-3931.


July 3: Visit the All American Fireworks & Festival to enjoy food from local vendors, see live performances and test your appetite in the apple pie-eating contest. The event begins at 5 p.m. with performances by Vocal Trash at 5:30 p.m., Invasion Dance Team at 7 p.m. and Memphis Soul at 7:45 p.m. A fireworks display will be held around 9:15 p.m. Free. 201 Park Drive, Roanoke. 817-491-2411.

Fort Worth

July 2: Tanger Outlets’ annual Stars & Stripes Block Party will feature fun activities for the whole family, from karaoke and a dance party to face painters and glitter tattoo artists. 5-8 p.m. Free. 15853 North Freeway, Fort Worth. 817-464-5400.

July 4: Fort Worth’s Fourth will be celebrated along Trinity River with live music by Ray Johnson Band and Party Machine before the fireworks show at 9:30 p.m. Local vendors will provide food and beverages, and the fireworks display will be livestreamed on Fox 4 News. No outside coolers allowed. Gates open at 6 p.m. Free. 395 Purcey St., Fort Worth. 817-698-0700.

Worth the trip:

July 4: This year, the Northeast Tarrant Chamber’s Family 4th Celebration will feature a fireworks display enhanced by 100 drones that will form patriotic designs out of light. 9:30-10 p.m. Free. Birdville ISD Plaza, 6351 Boulevard 26, North Richland Hills. 817-281-9376.