There are so many fun and free events happening around the country. Celebrate Independence Day with a family vacation to one of these popular destinations. Luckily, there’s a Magnolia Hotel nearby, so you can rest and recharge in between activities. Plan a stay near one of these Fourth of July Events.
Event: Cape Myrtle Festival & Parade
Date: July 4
Location: Downtown Dallas
Every Summer, hundreds of beautiful cape myrtles pop up in full bloom along the historic streets of Dallas. The Cape Myrtle Festival is a patriotic celebration that starts on July 3, located just outside the suburbs of Dallas. Attendees can set up a tailgate or grab a bite from one of the many food trucks. There’s also a children’s area and a DJ. The fireworks show commences that night! On July 4, the annual parade begins in historic downtown Waxahachie and ends with a picnic at Getzendaner Park.
Event: Independence Eve Celebration
Date: July 3
Location: Downtown Denver
This annual event takes place in Civic Center Park and features a free patriotic concert, a unique light show and a show-stopping fireworks finale. Seating on the lawn fills up quickly – bring a blanket or lounge chairs! The best part? This event is free! Festivities begin at 8 p.m.
Event: Red, White & Zoo!
Location: Omaha, NE
Date: July 4
Take the whole family to Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium to see the red, white and blue creatures. Watch wild entertainment and take part in special animal encounters for kids of all ages. Kids can have some fun in the bounce houses. The special event activities are available free with regular paid zoo admission. The first 800 people to walk through the gates will receive a special gift!
Event: Fair Saint Louis
Date: July, 4, 6, 7
Location: St. Louis
This annual free event is known as America’s Biggest Birthday Party. Hundreds of thousands of attendees celebrate Fourth of July with live music, fun family activities and a nationally recognized firework display. This year’s live entertainment features Jason Derulo and Martina McBride. Don’t miss out!
When you’re not out celebrating, come home to a nearby Magnolia Hotel, where each of our conveniently located hotels offer a uniquely warm reflection of the destination. When you stay at Magnolia, you’re in the center of everywhere you want to be, including these Fourth of July events. Book your stay today!