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Find Your Holiday Events in Plano

Plano Texas is an active and lively community with many events of interest to our out of town guests and local community throughout the year. Ethnic festivals, arts and crafts fairs, exciting theatre, sporting events and much more are included in the calendar of events. Use the easy search box below to find out what is going on during your visit or plan your next trip to Plano around one of these great events. If you are interested in having an event listed on our calendar, you can Submit an Event here.

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Frisco Freedom Fest

Enjoy great food, music and fireworks during one of North Texas’s biggest Independence Day celebrations!

July 3

7:30 p.m.: Dachshund Dash
As if the bright lights and great music aren’t enough … don’t miss the hilarious fun of the Dachshund Dash right before the 5K starts. It might not be the Kentucky Derby, but expect a nail-biter as these energetic little competitors chase the title of Top Dog in Frisco!

9 p.m.: Hotter ‘n Firecrackers Glow Run
Join the community for the annual Hotter ‘n Firecrackers Glow 5K Run! Participants will light up the night as they race through Frisco Square sporting flashing LED lights and their brightest fluorescent gear. Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing ‘glow’ effect, energized by the beat of electronic music.

July 4

4 p.m. – until fireworks end: Party in the Plaza & Taste of Frisco
Party in the Plaza festivities will feature even more of all the family favorites of the past including a Community Stage with local dancers, singers and bands; a Children’s Expo, complete with jump houses, face painting, strolling entertainers and games; plus the Hometown Hero Exhibit, which showcases Frisco’s finest, the men and women of our Police and Fire departments, along with the equipment they use to help keep our community safe.

If you get hungry, we’ve got you covered. The Taste of Frisco features fare from local food vendors.

7:30 p.m.: FC Dallas match
Cheer on FCD! After the match, stick around… Toyota Stadium provides one of the best locations for viewing the fireworks show! Match tickets¬†here.

Following the Conclusion of the Match: Fireworks Extravaganza
Top off your night with the star of Frisco Freedom Fest, the Fireworks Extravaganza. Following the conclusion of the FC Dallas match, enjoy one of the largest fireworks displays in North Texas! Bring a blanket or lawn chair and sit back and enjoy the show. Fireworks are visible around Frisco City Hall, Frisco Square and from Toyota Stadium. The show will last about 20 minutes.

Event Details

Start: July 3 @ 7:30 pm
End: July 4 @ 7:30 pm
Event Website
Simpson Plaza at City Hall
6101 Frisco Square Blvd.
Frisco, TX 75034 United States
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Venue Phone Number: 972-292-5000