FAQs

How Much Is Admission?

General admission is FREE. Click here for parking information

Will VIP Tickets Be Available?

No. In an effort to control crowding to reduce the spread of COVID-19, VIP tickets will not be available this year.

Will Kids Activities Be Available?

No. In an effort to control crowding to reduce the spread of COVID-19, kid’s activities will not be available this year.

Where and How Much Is Parking?

Parking lots will open at 4:00pm. Parking maps and pricing coming soon.

Where is Handicapped Parking?

Handicap parking is available in the premium lot located at 395 W Purcey St for $10. Parking map coming soon.

Can I Bring a Small Tent For Shade?

Yes. All tents must be taken down by 8:00 pm.

Do You Accept Cash or card?

Both. All major credit/debit cards and cash will be accepted to purchase food & beverages. ATM's will be available throughout the site.

Are Dogs Allowed at the Festival?

Yes, but they must remain on a leash at all times. Owners are required to pick up after their dogs and patrons who do not will be asked to leave the festival. Please also consider the noise level of fireworks before bringing your dog. Loud fireworks often scare dogs and cause them to run away.

Are Coolers Allowed?

NO. For the safety of our patrons, we do not allow coolers in the festival grounds. Also, no outside food or beverages. Exceptions are infant and child nourishment and one unopened bottled water per person.

Will Tubing Be Available?

The swimming area at Panther Island Pavilion will open at 6:00 pm. The public is allowed to bring their own tube and float from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. At 8:00 pm, the water will be cleared to get everyone off the water before dark. No tubes will be available to rent or use this year due to the reduced hours of the festival and limited activities. To enter the water and/or tube all children must be 30” or taller. 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 Cabela’s and TRWD. Supplies are limited so we encourage patrons to bring their own.

Are There Limits on Bag Sizes/Types?

We don't limit the size of bags that can be brought into the festival. However, all bags and backpacks are subject to search by law enforcement.

Can I Kayak At or Near Fort Worth's Fourth?

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.

What Time Can I Come to Fort Worth's Fourth?

Gates will open at 6:00 pm. There will be festival food, drinks, live music and the fireworks show will start at approximately 9:30 pm.

What Time Are the Fireworks?

The fireworks show will begin at approximately 9:30 pm.

Where Can I Watch the Fireworks From?

The best seat in the house to watch the fireworks will be at the Fort Worth’s Fourth grounds! It will also be live-streamed on FOX 4 News and tune into 95.9 The Ranch for the music.

What To Bring

  • I.D. (to purchase alcohol)

  • Cash or credit/debit card

  • Sunscreen

  • Lawn chair

  • Blanket

What Not To Bring

  • No outside coolers

  • No outside food or beverages

    Exceptions: Infant and child nourishment and one unopened bottle water per a person

  • No glass or Styrofoam

  • No noise makers

  • No grills

  • No Drones