Lake Cities 4th of July

2021 The Lake Cities 4th of July Poster

Event Details

This is a spectacular, one-of-a-kind celebration that unites the communities of Lake Dallas, Corinth, Hickory Creek and Shady Shores in celebration of our Nation’s birth. The festivities begin with a patriotic parade followed by food, contests, vendors, and toe tappin’ music. The day is brought to a close with one of the largest, most dazzling fireworks displays in the area.

  • Parade, July 4 from 9 a.m - 10 a.m.
  • Vendors & Entertainment start at 4 p.m.
  • Lake Dallas City Park
    • 101 E Hundley Dr, Lake Dallas, TX
  • Admission is FREE
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Contests and Events


Patriotic Parade  starts at 9:00 a.m.
Roads closing down at 8:30 a.m. 

  • Entry Form
  • Grand Marshall: TBD
  • Prizes:
    • Grand Prize :  $100 & trophy
    • Runner Up :  $75 & trophy
    • Third Place :  $50 & trophy

Apple Pie Bake-Off

Entry Forms Coming Soon

Sign up online before the event using the link above. 

Pies must be entered between 4:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Lake Dallas Information Booth in City Park, located at 101 E. Hundley Drive, Lake Dallas, TX 75065). Winners will be announced at 5 p.m. from the Main Stage. 


  • 1st Place:  $100.00 and a certificate
  • 2nd Place: $50.00 and a certificate
  • 3rd Place: $25.00 and a certificate


  • It is FREE to enter
  • Maximum of 15 people can enter 
  • Only homemade apple pies are allowed
  • Only one pie per person
  • All pies must be presented with a registration form on July 4, 2019 between 4 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Entries will be judged on the following criteria:

  • 70% Taste
  • 30% Presentation, creativity, and composition

Slices of pie will be sold after the contest to benefit the Lake Dallas Animal Shelter. 

4th of July Stage Entertainment

  • Information Coming Soon


Sponsoring community events is fun and rewarding.  It’s an easy, gratifying way to give back to your customers. Your sponsorship dollars help keep admission free and provide entertaining, family-friendly activities. Support the 2021 Lake Cities 4th of July celebration and we will provide a level of advertising commensurate with your contribution.

Sponsorship Opportunities Coming Soon


The Lake Cities 4th of July celebration is a family oriented, community event. Although we have added many activities over the years, we remain true to our roots. The goal is family participation in a safe environment at a reasonable cost. There is no admission and many free activities including music all day. All of this adds to a continual stream of event-goers seeing what else there is to eat or purchase.

Vendors who sell the following items will not be approved: 

  • Alcohol
  • CBD
  • Drug Paraphernalia 

Click HERE for the Vendor Application. Return all completed applications to

Food Vendors must also supply the following completed documents in addition to the Vendor Application: 

Check Out Our 2021 Vendors!

 Food Trucks Vendor Market

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is alcohol allowed?  No
  • Are pets allowed?  Yes, but they must be on a leash. 
  • Is there an ATM?  No 
  • Can we light our own fireworks?  No
    As defined in Section 46-2 of the City Code of Ordinances, "It is unlawful for any person to discharge or cause to be discharged any fireworks within the corporate limits of the city. Police officers of the city may confiscate fireworks from any person found to be in violation of this provision." Through special permits for celebration and the direction and supervision of the Fire Marshall, Big Boom Pyro puts on an AMAZING fireworks show at the Lake Cities 4th of July which continues to grow in volume and popularity every year.