Gates will open to allow guests into the festival starting at 5:00 PM
General admission is FREE. Click here for parking information.
Parking lots will open at 3:00 PM. Click here for parking information.
Handicap parking is available in the main lot located at 395 Purcey St for $20. Click here for parking information.
Enjoy activities for kids, live music, food & drinks and more. Bring your own tube and float in the roped swim area for extra fun! Tube rentals will not be available.
Tube rentals will NOT be available, however, you are welcome to bring your own tube or other non-motorized floating device to use. The swimming area at Panther Island Pavilion will open at 5:00 PM.
Tubing/floating is allowed from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Just before dark at 8:00 PM, the water will be cleared to prepare for the fireworks show.
ONLY children 30” or taller will be allowed to enter the water. All children 12 years and younger are required to wear a life jacket while in the water. Life jackets are free of charge and are generously provided by TRWD. Supplies are limited so we encourage patrons to bring their own in case the free jackets run out.
No. For the safety of our patrons, we do not allow coolers in the festival grounds and no outside food or beverages are allowed either. The only exceptions are for infant and child nourishment and one unopened bottled water per person.
There is no size restriction on bags that can be brought to the festival, however, all bags and backpacks are subject to search by law enforcement prior to entering the festival grounds.
Yes! Check out the full activity list. Please note tube rentals will not be available, but you can bring your own tube and float within the roped swim area on the festival grounds.
Yes, but please note that all tents must be taken down by 8:00 PM in preparation for the fireworks show so as not to block other spectators.
Both. Cash and all major credit/debit cards will be accepted to purchase food & beverages.
Yes, but they must remain on a leash at all times. But before bringing your dog, we do ask you to strongly consider the high noise level of fireworks. Loud fireworks scare dogs and cause them to run away. Bringing a dog is highly discouraged unless you are 100% certain that you can hold on to them.
No. If you are paddling to the festival, access is limited due to safety restrictions on the fireworks. Upstream access ends at the Henderson Street Bridge on the Clear Fork and at the Fort Worth & Western Railroad Bridge on the West Fork. Downstream access ends at the North Main Street Bridge on the West Fork.
The fireworks show will begin at approximately 9:30 PM
Fort Worth's Fourth is a Tarrant Regional Water District-sponsored event. TRWD with its partners and sponsors funds, plans, organizes and staffs this annual July 4th celebration for Fort Worth to enjoy.
Exceptions: Infant and child nourishment and one unopened bottle water per a person
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