Fort Worth’s Fourth Returns to Panther Island Pavilion

FORT WORTH, TX – Make plans now to celebrate our nation’s independence on and along the Trinity River at Fort Worth’s Fourth! The family-friendly festival will take place on July 4 at Panther Island Pavilion. As always, general admission is free along with tubing and an entire kids zone. A favorite addition from last year, the event will bring back the option for event patrons to experience the festival in style with VIP tickets. VIP tickets are on sale now and amenities include: prime fireworks and water show views, reserved seating, a shaded lounge area, private bathrooms and a cash bar, VIP parking and more.

The free kid zone will include pony rides, face painting, bounce houses, interactive exhibits, zip lines, levee slide, water slides and more. The celebration will take place all afternoon with family activities, tubing, jet ski and fly board shows plus live music from Texas Country artist Gary P. Nunn and high-energy cover band, Party Machine.

“As a presenting sponsor the Tarrant Regional Water District is proud to be able to provide a free family festival that is available to our entire city,” said TRWD Board President, Vic Henderson. “It is a pleasure to see the entire community come together to celebrate our nation’s independence,” he said.

Tickets to the VIP area will cost $40 and seating is limited. Tickets sold out quickly last year, we encourage purchasing tickets online in advance. Tickets can be purchased at

Food, soda, water and beer will be for purchase on site. Gates open at 2:00 p.m., live music will be from 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. and the largest fireworks show on the Fourth of July in North Texas will begin at approximately 10:00 p.m.

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Fort Worth’s Fourth is made possible thanks to our presenting sponsors Tarrant Regional Water District, Andrews Distributing and Lockheed Martin. Special thanks to our supporting sponsors Tarrant County College District , Oncor, Streams & Valleys, Inc., NBC 5, 95.9 The Ranch, 92.1 Hank FM, Telemundo 39 and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The festival is produced by the Trinity River Vision Authority.

2018-02-16T14:46:35-06:00 May 19th, 2016|Press Releases|