McKinney, TEXAS – Make your Fourth of July holiday as festive as apple pie at the City of McKinney’s Red, White, and BOOM! celebration. Independence Day kicks off with free family activities, live entertainment and a spectacular fireworks show. Families can also explore the many dining and shopping options that Historic Downtown McKinney has to offer.
Start the day in Historic Downtown McKinney and salute our Summer Olympians at the hometown parade with floats exhibiting the theme of “Going 4 Gold – USA all the way!” Jarred Duran, Special Olympics athlete and senior at McKinney North High School, will serve as the Grand Marshal of the parade. Following the hometown parade, stop by the classic car, truck and cycle show.
In the evening, festivities continue at the McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch as the Blue Water Highway Band takes the stage to provide entertainment. The fireworks show will be choreographed to the “Sounds of America” by WRR and simulcast live on Classical 101.1.
Event schedule for Monday, July 4
Historic Downtown McKinney
- Hometown Parade: 10 a.m.
- Classic Car, Truck & Cycle Show: 1–5 p.m.
McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch, 6375 Collin McKinney Pkwy.
- Family activities and food: 7–9:30 p.m.
- Blue Water Highway Band concert: 8–9:30 p.m.
- Fireworks: 9:45 p.m.
All Red, White and BOOM! activities are free and open to the public. Residents are encouraged to enjoy the professional fireworks display at Red, White and BOOM! as fireworks are not allowed within the city limits without a permit. Also, for the safety of pets and other guests, pets are not allowed at the events at McKinney Soccer Complex. For more information, including parking locations, visit www.mckinneytexas.org/RWB or call 972-547-7480.