‘Fort Worth’s Fourth’ Returns To Panther Island Pavilion With Some Modifications – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
FORT VALUE – North Texans can celebrate Independence Day again with an evening of festival food, drinks, live music and a big fireworks display on July 4th at Fort Worth’s Fourth.
“We are very excited to reopen the festival site this year to give guests the chance to come back, spread out and enjoy the evening and the fireworks on the banks of the Trinity River at the Panther Island Pavilion. Entry to the festival site remains free as Fort Worth’s Fourth continues to be a gift to the community, ”Panther Island said in a press release on Thursday May 13th.
Participants are asked to show up at 6:00 p.m. for the fireworks show with spectacular special effects that cannot be seen from afar.
They recommend that people come early and secure a spot.
Chairs and blankets are allowed.
The evening format includes local food and beverage manufacturers who will be on site with several stands across the entire festival site.
External coolers are not allowed.
The Ray Johnston Band will open the festival with live music on the main stage.
When the sun goes down, the sounds of the Party Machine Band will fill the evening air.
The energetic cover band will play dance favorites and get the crowd going for the spectacular fireworks finale. At 9:30 p.m., the Fort Worth skies light up with 29-minute fireworks, the largest in North Texas on July 4th.
Fort Worth’s fourth schedule has been changed:
6 p.m. gates open
6:00 p.m. Ray Johnston Band on the main stage
8:10 p.m. Party Machine Band on the main stage
9:30 p.m. fireworks
The public is allowed to bring their own subway and swim from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
At 8:00 p.m. the water is cleared before dark.
Due to the reduced opening times of the festival, no tubes can be rented or used this year.
There will also be no activities for children.
More information about the changes from 2021 can be found here.