Independence Day Fireworks Show

Enjoy this video from the 2016 celebration!
Scenic Lake Carolyn is the site for the evening festivities.  Located at the intersection of E. Las Colinas Blvd. and Lake Carolyn Pkwy., the Fireworks Show offers a fantastic way to finish your Independence Day.  Entry is free!

Important Information:
  • The participating parking garages charge $10/car, cash only.  Exact change requested; garages open at 5 p.m.
  • Bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating.
  • Umbrellas and pop-up tents are permitted, but must be secured to the ground.
  • Outside food and beverage are permitted.
  • Leashed, well-behaved dogs are permitted.
    • The handler is responsible for controlling and cleaning up after the dog at all times.  
    • Dogs should be removed from the site prior to the fireworks display for safety.
  • Only vendors who have preregistered with Irving Special Events may sell at this event.
  • Please refrain from smoking within the event grounds.
Click on the tabs below for more details.
  1. Main Stage
  2. North Texas Child Fun Zone
  3. Food Court
  4. General Information
Enjoy amazing live music performances on the Main Stage throughout the evening!
Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra - Brass Quintet
6 p.m.

Formed in 1991, the Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra is the largest arts group in Irving. The ensemble's 93 professional musicians perform under the baton on Music Director Robert Carter Austin each season. This year they are providing a skilled brass quintet to open the evening with a variety of patriotic and traditional tunes.
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DJ Chris Brown
7 p.m. 

Experienced DJ Chris Brown has been packing rooms and getting the party going for over two decades. He joined the Fireworks Show in 2016 to the delight of the crowd, which quickly formed an impromptu dance floor in front of the stage. He's excited to return and ready to bring an energetic vibe to Lake Carolyn!
Downtown Fever Band 1
Downtown Fever
8 p.m.

Created in the image of the legendary Emerald City Band, Downtown Fever is not your average party band. This high-energy group is comprised of the most talented musicians Dallas has to offer. They bring a dynamic and interactive style that is famous for keeping dance floors full all night long. With a versatile song list ranging from Motown to the hits of today, they specialize in keeping the party going! 
9:30 p.m.

The grand finale and highlight of the evening is the 20-minute fireworks spectacular! Sit with friends and family and enjoy the large, colorful and sometimes noisy display over Lake Carolyn. The best viewing location for the show is within the event grounds, where all attendees will have an unobstructed view of the display.



  1. Become a Sponsor
    Thousands of people from Irving and neighboring areas attend our annual festivities.  Support this community event and increase the visibility of your organization by becoming a sponsor.  For more information on becoming a sponsor, view our Sponsorship Packages (PDF) and contact The Sponsor Bureau at (214) 702-6411.

    *Please check back regularly for event updates. Information is subject to change.