Things to do in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village in June and July

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The Independence Day Children’s Parade is July 3 in Flower Mound. (Courtesy Town of Flower Mound)

The Independence Day Children’s Parade is July 3 in Flower Mound. (Courtesy Town of Flower Mound)

June 16

Food Trucks in the Parks: Righteous BBQ at Thrive: Righteous BBQ teams up with Thrive to serve barbecue creations, such as loaded mac and cheese, barbecue quesadillas and barbecue sandwiches every third Wednesday of the month. 3-8 p.m. Free. Thrive, 1950 S. Valley Parkway, Lewisville. 469-635-5300. http://tinyurl.com/thrivebbq

June 19

Juneteenth Festival: Presented by the Calling All Queens Network, this festival commemorates Juneteenth with food, a DJ, a car show, a fashion show, vendors and children’s activities. Noon-8 p.m. Free. Music City Mall Lewisville, near entrance 5, 2401 S. Stemmons Freeway, Lewisville. 972-315-3641. http://tinyurl.com/queensjuneteenth

June 19


Dad Jokes: An Evening of Stand-up Comedy: Comedians Aaron Aryanpur, Daryl Felsberg, Brandon Davidson and Tyler Elliott will tell jokes united by the theme of fatherhood. 7-8:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for tier one, $20 for table seats. Table seats are sold in groups of four. Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville. 972-219-8478. www.mclgrand.com

June 19 and 20

DFW’s First South Asian Food Festival presented by Bindaas: A wide range of cuisines will be offered from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan. Noon-8 p.m. Free. DEW Event Center in Music City Mall Lewisville, 2401 S. Stemmons Freeway, Lewisville. 972-874-6000. http://tinyurl.com/SAFoodFest

June 25 and July 30

Dive-In Movie:
Participants can watch a movie at the Community Activity Center pool. 7 p.m. Children age 10 and older do not need a chaperone. Free. 1200 Gerault Road, Flower Mound. http://flower-mound.com/112/Special-Events

June 26

Selena Tribute Concert:
This concert celebrates the life of Selena Quintanilla. Featuring Austin-based Selena tribute band Bidi Bidi Banda, among others, the event is presented by the Mexican American Music Association. 4-6 p.m. Free. Music City Mall, 2401 S. Stemmons Freeway, Lewisville. 972-315-3641. http://tinyurl.com/lewselena

July 1

Beat Root Revival and Pat Byrne:
Beat Root Revival is Ben Jones from Kent, England, and Andrea Magee from Belfast, Ireland. They perform a mix of folk, rock, country and Irish music. Pat Byrne is an Irish singer-songwriter who spends time between Austin and Ireland. Doors open 7 p.m. Tickets are $20. Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville. 972-219-8478. www.mclgrand.com

July 3

Independence Day Children’s Parade:
Residents decorate bikes, trikes, wagons and strollers for a short parade to the old Lewisville ISD school administration building where attendees can partake in free hot dogs, drinks, children’s activities and live entertainment. Line-up begins at 9:20 a.m. Parade begins 10 a.m. Free. Timber Creek Elementary, 1900 Timber Creek Road. flower-mound.com/112/Special-Events

July 4

Independence Fest:
This year, Independence Fest includes live music featuring Le Freak, a headline act by the Josh Abbott Band, concessions, a kid’s zone presented by CoServ, a car show, exhibitors and a firework show presented by McDonalds. 5-10:30 p.m. Evening program, fireworks show and off-site parking are free. flower-mound.com/731/Independence-Fest

July 17

Ducky Derby:
Decorate a rubber duck and race it around the lazy river in a bid to be crowned fastest duck. Or decorate your rubber racer lavishly and be voted best decorated in your age group. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. General admission $3. Ducks cost another $3. Sun Valley Aquatic Center, 801 S. Valley Parkway, Lewisville. https://tinyurl.com/lewisvilleducky
By Alex Copeland
Alex Copeland is currently the editor for the Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village editions of Community Impact Newspaper. He was previously a reporter, freelancer and journalism educator before joining Community Impact Newspaper in 2021.


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