Are you looking to celebrate the 4th of July with a bang? Then there are a few locations that can help you enjoy the traditional firework viewing this 4th of July.
Where to watch fireworks in Austin, Texas:
Sunday, July 4th, 2021
The H-E-B Austin Symphony 42nd Annual July 4th Concert and Fireworks is planned, produced, and performed entirely by the Austin Symphony, with the help of its generous sponsors.
The Austin Symphony pays for the fireworks for downtown Austin. However, this is with the help of their generous sponsors Importantly, they rely on community support from wonderful businesses and patrons like you to help them light up the sky.
Date: July 4th, 2021
Start Time: 8:00PM CST
Parking: We recommend carpooling or ridesharing
Cost: The event is free and open to the public
What To Expect: A grand firework display over the city skyline and Lady Bird Lake backed by symphonic patriotic classics.
Viewing Options: Get there early and grab a seat. Don’t get there early enough then use Congress Bridge and Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge
Friday, July 2nd, 2021
This year’s show starts just at dark at 6:00 pm on Friday, July 2nd.
If you are looking to get the best seat in the house we recommend the following:
1.) Joining thousands of boats around the island. You can do this by renting a boat from one of the boat rental companies listed on our website.
2.) Hike to Volente park and find a comfy hilltop.
3.) Buy tickets from Volente Beach Resort and get dinner and a firework show.
Parking: Is on-site.
Sunday July 4th, 2021
What To Expect: Shopping, dining, live music, fireworks, and local art vendors spread out on the streets of the Hill Country Galleria. If you get there early enough you can visit resident boutiques and merchants who call Hill Country Galleria home.
Time: 4:00pm -10:00pm CST
What To Bring: Bring a blanket and chair to sit on the grassy lawn.
Cost: Free to come
Music Lineup: Fastball, Vallejo, The Deer, White Ghost Shivers, School Of Rock.
Friday, July 2nd, 2021
Join Lakeway’s biggest celebration of the year, Independence Day! Join this three day free event.
What to expect: Old-fashioned July 4th Celebration. We have activities for the whole family. This year, we’re including fireworks Friday evening, our parade on Saturday morning, and Swim Center activities throughout the weekend.
- Friday, July 2nd, 2021 (fireworks).
- Saturday, July 3rd, 2021 (Parade) Starts at 8:30 am
- Sunday, July 4th, 2021 (Mermaid Day) Starts at Noon
Location Map: Lakeway Firework Map
Location: Near Rough Hollow Elementary
Saturday, July 3, 2021
Join Lago Vista for Freedom Festival 2021 where they will celebrate the independence holiday with a full day of festivities!
What to Expect: A 5k run, Parade, and Festival in the park followed by fireworks.
Event: Lago Vista 3rd of July Fireworks Show
Saturday, July 3rd, 2021
Local musician throwing a local event. Don’t miss out on the fan-favorite Bob Schneider’s Independence Day Celebration.
What To Expect: Live music and fireworks. The event is suitable for all ages.
Tickets: Event Tickets Here
What Not To Bring: No chairs, blankets, or outside drinks