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June 16, 2016 / Millerann Moya / , , , / Comments

Plano’s Fourth of July Spectacular

UPDATE: For 2017 Fourth of July event information, click here

Plan your Fourth of July in Plano with patriotic music, a prideful community parade, swimming at a Texas-sized pool (literally), and a mesmerizing fireworks show!

Fourth of July Events

COP FireworksOn Sunday, July 3rd get in the Fourth of July spirit at Patriotic Pops presented by the Plano Community Band at Haggard Park in the Downtown Plano Arts District for free! This performance will feature Americana and patriotic music. Bring your lawn chair, blanket, and picnic and enjoy an evening of live music and good company. 

On Monday, July 4th kick-off your day at the 37th annual Plano Early Lions Club Independence Day Parade. The parade starts at 9 a.m. from the Plano ISD Administration Building at 2700 W. 15th Street then heads north on Independence Parkway to Plano Senior High School. Line the streets with the kids and watch them smile at all the amazing patriotic floats.

Swimmers enjoy The Texas Pool, a pool shaped like the state of Texas, located at 901 Springbrook Dr. in Plano, Texas. Two swimmers leap from a platform in the center of the pool on a very hot summer day Friday, June 22, 2012. (David Woo/The Dallas Morning News) 06232012xBRIEFINGSwim across Texas at The Texas Pool from noon to 6 p.m. Members and veterans (with valid ID) get in free; everyone else is just $7.50 per person and children aged 2 and under are free. The snack bar will be open and the grills fired up. Kids and adults alike can enjoy traditional water games like Marco Polo and a cannonball contest. Lifeguards will be on duty and picnic areas are available to enjoy your own Fourth of July picnic (food and coolers with non-alcoholic beverages are allowed).

Then comes what all kids are waiting for… Plano’s All-American Fourth firework show at Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve! Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and the whole family to watch the spectacular fireworks choreographed to music and simulcast on 97.5 KLAK. Admission and parking are free.

Need a minute to relax and take-in the beauty of the day? Celebrate our freedoms at Plano’s beautiful Veterans Memorial Park. Happy Independence Day from your friends at Visit Plano!

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The Texas Pool photo: David Woo