Enjoy a variety of fun Independence Day events in Frisco this week, including one of North Texas’s biggest 4th of July celebrations…Frisco Freedom Fest! Featuring food, music, and fireworks, and more! Later in the week, attend HeartStories GNO, or a Dallas Rattlers game at The Ford Center! All of this and more… This Week in Frisco!
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Monday, July 2
A Walk in the Park: Interpretive Nature Guided Tour: 9:00 am – 10:30 am. July is Park and Recreation Month! Enjoy a tour about Intro to Flood Mitigation at the Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt. Meet at 3925 Bear Creek Lane, parking lot. 9 am (every Monday in July, varied locations and focus) Free.
Business and Entrepreneurship
Workshop – Do You Know What It Takes to Start a Business?: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Frisco Chamber of Commerce, 6843 Main Street. If you’re thinking about starting a business someday then come to this free workshop!
Frisco RoughRiders: 7:05 pm at Dr Pepper Ballpark. Frisco RoughRiders vs Tulsa Drillers.
Tuesday, July 3
Independence Day Celebrations
DIY 4th of July Parade Wand: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Learning Express Toys. Make your own holiday parade wand for Independence Day! Free event for ages 3+.
Frisco Freedom Fest: Enjoy great food, music, and fireworks during one of North Texas’s biggest Independence Day celebrations! Events begin July 3 at 4:00 and end with fireworks the evening of July 4.
Frisco Dachshund Dash: 7:30 pm. Don’t miss the fun of the Dachshund Dash at Frisco Freedom Fest! Watch as these energetic little competitors chase the title of Top Dog in Frisco!
Hotter ‘n’ Firecrackers 5K and Glow Run: 9:00pm – 11:00pm.Participants will light up the night as they race through Frisco Square sporting flashing LED lights and their brightest fluorescent gear. Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing ‘glow’ effect, energized by the beat of electronic music.
Frisco RoughRiders Stars and Stripes Celebration: 7:05 pm at Dr Pepper Ballpark. Frisco RoughRiders host Tulsa Drillers. First 2,000 fans get USA hand-held flag. Bonus: Post-game fireworks!
Wednesday, July 4
Independence Day Celebrations
Frisco Fine Art 4th of July Party: 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm at Frisco Fine Art. Margaritas, hot dogs, and Frisco’s best pre-party to the fireworks extravaganza at Toyota Stadium. It’s a day of fun, family, artists painting, new local artists and affordable art!
All American 4th of July: 7:00 pm- 10:00 pm. KVGI Radio, Solutions Automotive Frisco and Frisco Rail Yard present this years theme, The All American 4th of July. KVGI Radio will be broadcasting Live from the Frisco Rail Yard!
Frisco Fresh Market Independence Day Celebration: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm. The celebrations for the opening of the Outdoor Market continue on July 4th featuring 90+ of the best farmers, artisans, makers and creators in the Lone Star State. Fun for the whole family including Jambox Nation Fitness Party, Live Music, Face Painting, Caricaturist, Balloon Artist and more. Bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets in the evening and watch the city’s firework show with one of the best views around!
Frisco Freedom Fest: The city’s biggest Fourth of July celebration. Celebrate our nation’s birthday with an evening of live music, great food, local vendors and family fun.
Party in the Plaza and Taste of Frisco: 4:00 pm – until fireworks end. Party in the Plaza festivities will feature family favorites including local dancers, singers, and bands; a Children’s Expo, complete with jump houses, face painting, strolling entertainers and games; plus the Hometown Hero Exhibit, which showcases the men and women of our Police and Fire departments, and the equipment they use to help keep our community safe. If you get hungry, the Taste of Frisco features fare from local food vendors.
FC Dallas match: 7:30 pm. After the match, stick around because Toyota Stadium provides one of the best locations for viewing the fireworks show!
Fireworks Extravaganza: 10:00 pm. Top off your patriotic weekend with the Frisco Freedom Fest Fireworks Extravaganza! Following the conclusion of the FC Dallas match, enjoy one of the largest fireworks displays in North Texas! Bring a blanket or lawn chair and sit back and enjoy the show. Fireworks are visible around Frisco City Hall, Frisco Square, Frisco Market Center, and from Toyota Stadium. The show will last about 20 minutes.
Thursday, July 5
Live Music at The Star: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm in the Ring of Honor at The Star. Whiskey Pants is an acoustic duo from Dallas Texas with a wide array of musical repertoire and influences.
HeartStories GNO: 6:30 pm at Crest Infiniti. At this GNO you’ll hand stamp a key with your word of freedom, creating your own “Freedom Key” as a symbol that together, we stand for freedom, for ourselves and for each other. You’ll love getting to know SaRatta, of Expressions Bracelets, as she shares a bit of her story and leads us in the hand-stamping workshop. Gather your girlfriends for a night of laughter, fun, and freedom! Register at www.heartstories.com/gno wi
Friday, July 6
Tupelo Honey Summer Music Series: In celebration of the summer, Tupelo Honey will be hosting live music events all summer! They’ll also be hosting a weekend kickoff party every Friday featuring drink specials, exclusive menu items and a live DJ.
Saturday, July 7
Shopping and Services
Frisco Rotary Farmer’s Market: 8:00am-Noon every Saturday from April 21, 2018 through October 27, 2018 for farm fresh produce, meats, eggs, baked goods, preserves, handcrafted items and more.
Dallas Rattlers: 3:30 pm at The Ford Center at The Star. MLL Dallas Rattlers host the Charlotte Hounds.
Sunday, July 8
“imPRESS” Art Exhibition: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm at the Frisco Art Gallery in the Frisco Discovery Center. This is a free, recurring exhibition, July 3-August 19, featuring pieces by artists working with all types of printmaking. Visit the event website to confirm daily hours.
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