Celebrate Independence Day with us!

July 3 - 4, 2023 

Activities for the entire family. Two days of free hometown fun! 

The City of McKinney celebrates Independence Day at Red, White and BOOM! with free family activities, live entertainment, and a spectacular fireworks show.

Monday, July 3 | 6 - 10 p.m.

Fireworks and Concert

Gabe Nesbitt Community Park

Festivities at  Gabe Nesbitt Community Park with music, food, kids’ activities, a concert, and a fireworks display. 

All 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.

Family in lawn chairs at park event

Schedule of Activities

TimeEvent / Location
6 - 9 p.m.Kids Zone - Family activities and food
6 - 7:30 p.m.Concert - The Rumble Kings
8 - 9:30 p.m.Concert - TBD
9:45 p.m.Fireworks Display

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 will be available.
  • For the safety of your pets and others, pets are not allowed at the events at Gabe Nesbitt Community Park.

Fireworks Within City Limits

Enjoy professional fireworks at Red, White and BOOM! but remember, other fireworks are illegal within city limits.

Tuesday, July 4

Parade and Block Party

Downtown McKinney

The Red, White and BOOM! Independence Day celebration continues with downtown events that include a hometown parade and the Yankee Doodle block party. Families can also explore the many dining and shopping options that downtown has to offer. For more information about the parade or block party, call 972-547-2660.

People marching in parade holding sign

Schedule of Events

TimeEvent / Location
10 a.m.Hometown Parade
11 a.m.Yankee Doodle Block Party

Additional Information