By McKenna Wierman, NDG Contributor
You’ve waited all summer, and at last the weekend has arrived. The time has come to grab your picnic blanket, your hot dog buns and your bug spray because the Fourth of July Weekend is here. Be sure to get out and have some fun this weekend, watching the sky light up with your closest buddies, good food and good memories.
Check out these patriotic party zones all around the DFW Metroplex to celebrate your independence day.
Thursday June 30 – Monday July 4 – 9 a.m.-5p.m. Fourth of July Weekend at the Arboretum
America, the beautiful: a nation brimming with natural beauty and brilliant life. Come out and enjoy the glories of the of the outdoors at your favorite floral stop. This weekend, grab the whole family and head outdoors to the Dallas Arboretum, where you’ll find music and American flags among the flowers and foliage. Active and retired members of the armed forces will receive free admission. Click Fourth of July Weekend for full listing of events and activities.
Friday – July 1 – 7:30 p.m. – The Princess Bride Outdoor Screening at the Modern Art Museum at Fort Worth
What better way to celebrate freedom than to appreciate the freedom of true love while experiencing the freedom of the outdoors? Enjoy one of the greatest love stories of all time at the Modern Art Museum of Forth Worth this Friday. Be sure to arrive early to snag the best seat by the Reflecting Pond and grab a bite at the cafe before the movie starts at 8:45 p.m. Grab your true love, a blanket and enjoy the night as you wish. Click outdoor film for addition information about The Princess Bride Outdoor Screening at the Modern Art Museum at Fort Worth.
Sunday – July 3 – 4:50 p.m. – Addison Kaboom Town!
If you’ve never been to Kaboom Town! Have you ever really celebrated the Fourth? Kaboom Town! really is your one-stop Independence Day destination. You’ve got food, you’ve got fun, you’ve got an Air Show – and to top it all off, come dusk you’ve got one of the top fireworks shows in the entire nation. The Addison Circle watch party is the heart of the celebrations for , but the works can be seen from pretty much anywhere in Addison, so there’s lots of ground to cover! Click Kaboom Town for more information.