The City of Irving will present a weekend-long celebration for Independence Day. The city’s Parks and Recreation Department kicks off the festivities on July 3 with the traditional parade in downtown Irving followed by live music and a fireworks show on Sunday, July 4 at Levy Event Plaza.
Parade enthusiasts can expect to see a caravan of creative patriotic floats, cars and people on foot, as well as enjoy parade candy and goodies as the parade passes. The parade route starts at Irving Blvd. and Sowers Rd., and will travel westbound on Irving Blvd., around Millennium Park fountain, eastbound on Second St., northbound on Delaware St. onto Irving Blvd. westbound and will head north on Sowers Road to end the parade.
The patriotic festivities will continue on July 4 with live music, a variety of food trucks, beer garden, kids’ fun area, and a fireworks show. Attendees will enjoy performances by Alex Aguilar and Downtown Fever, with fireworks scheduled for 9:30 p.m. The fireworks show will be coordinated to music on 98.7 KLUV.
Guests can also enjoy the live music and fireworks celebration via a live simulcast at the Texas Lottery® Plaza at Toyota Music Factory, where a post-celebration is also planned featuring the Rockaholics band. For individuals who prefer to celebrate from the comfort of their home, the event will be livestreamed on the City of Irving's YouTube page.