Check out the celebrations and local events taking place in McKinney in early July.

July 3 | Red, White and BOOM!

McKinney residents can celebrate the Fourth of July with free family activities, live entertainment and a fireworks show organized by the city of McKinney and Craig Ranch. Downtown events will include a hometown parade and a classic car, truck and cycle show. Evening events will feature music, food, kids’ activities, a concert and a fireworks display at McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch. Free parking is available at Chestnut Street Garage and the Davis Street Garage. All day. Free. Historic Downtown McKinney. 972-547-7480.

July 10 | McKinney Margarita Stroll

Venture through downtown McKinney following a map of 15 spots with margaritas to try. Five bonus stops will have samples of other items. The McKinney Margarita Stroll is part of a five-event McKinney Sip & Stroll Series by SBG Hospitality. Proceeds help support Hugs Cafe, which employs adults with special needs. Noon to 7 p.m. $30. Historic Downtown McKinney.