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Red, White & BOOM
Red, White, and Boom
Celebrate Independence Day in McKinney
WRR LogoActivities for the entire family. A full day of free hometown fun!
The City of McKinney celebrates the Fourth of July at Red, White and BOOM! with free family activities, live entertainment and a spectacular fireworks show Monday, July 4.

Red, White and BOOM! kicks off Independence Day with a parade and classic car, truck and cycle show in Historic Downtown McKinney. Families can also explore the many dining and shopping options that downtown has to offer.

Evening festivities resume at the McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch with music, food, kids’ activities, a concert and a fireworks display. WRR will provide ‘Sounds of America’ on a live simulcast during the fireworks on Classical 101.1.

All Red, White and BOOM! activities are free and open to the public. For more information about the event call 972-547-7480. Red, White and BOOM! is presented by the City of McKinney and Craig Ranch.

Craig Ranch LogoMonday
, July 4
Historic Downtown McKinney
  • RWB Parade - 10 a.m.                
  • Car Show - 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. (corner of Tennessee and Davis)
  • Yankee Doodle Block Party - 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.   
    • East Louisiana St. from Tennessee St. to Chestnut St.
    • Family-friendly activities include the Rock N' Roll Freedom Bus, Yankee Doodle Elvis, kids games and races, a dog kissing booth.
    • Lots of eats and drinks.
    • A water dunking booth featuring Hillary and Trump!

McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch
  • Family fun, activities and food: 5:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Concert 8-9:30 p.m. - Blue Water Highway Band 
  • Fireworks display and Sounds of America Simulcast Music -  9:45 p.m.
  • View or print a map of the activities at the McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig
    or call 972-547-7480 for more information
  • Handicapped-accessible parking is available at the north entrance from Collin McKinney Pkwy.
REd, White and BOOM ParadeParade - Thanks for Your Interest! Registration is Now Closed
The 2016 Theme is “Going 4 Gold - USA all the way!” to celebrate our nation's independence and salute our Olympic team as they prepare for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Parade entries must exhibit a Fourth of July and/or Olympics theme.

Parade Prizes
  • Grand Prize - $500
  • Second Prize - $250
  • Third Prize - $100
  • Best Classic Car - $100

Additional Information
  • All Red, White and BOOM! activities are free and open to the general public.
  • Alcohol is not allowed at the event.
  • Coolers are allowed, however absolutely no alcohol or grilling on-site.
  • Food and drink are available for purchase in the food vendor area.
  • Handicap parking is available at the north entrance.
  • For the safety of your pets and others, pets are not allowed at the events at
    McKinney Soccer Complex.

Enjoy professional fireworks at Red, White and BOOM! but remember, other 
fireworks are illegal in the City of McKinney.