Nothing screams summertime more than food on the grill, toes in the water, and fireworks in the air. Let’s celebrate America right this year by soaking up the sun, spending quality time with the fam, and hitting the town to enjoy one of the best day’s off of the entire year. See you out there, Wacotown!

Fourth on the Brazos

The City of Waco and H-E-B’s annual “Fourth on the Brazos” is back once again at Touchdown Alley by McLane Stadium. This year, Brazos Nights will be featuring the Zac Harmon Blues Band as well as an Eagle’s tribute band known as Desperado that you don’t want to miss. Gates open at 5 PM and tons of other fun events will be going on until the firework show which starts at 9:15 PM. Pro tip- space fills up fast so if you want a great spot, you need to get there a little earlier than 9:15 to ensure you get the optimal spot to enjoy the show.

When: July 4, 5-10 PM | Where: Touchdown Alley @ McLane Stadium | More Info

Fourth Annual Spokes & Sparklers Ride

Join Bear Mountain for a Fourth of July celebratory bike ride out by Tonkawa Falls in Crawford, Texas. Admission is free as well as complimentary hot dogs, ice for your cooler and all you have to do is BYOB and a side of your choice. Bikers of all skills are welcome to join and they have a medley of miles to select from ranging from 13 to 52.

When: July 4, 8-2 PM | Where: Tonkawa Falls | More Info

July Fourth at Balcones Distilling

Get your day drink on over at Balcones Distillery from 12-5 PM this Fourth of July and potentially win some pretty stellar discounts, deals, and giveaways in the process. You could even walk away with their treasure chest of goodies filled with fourth memorabilia for the family.

When: July 4, 12-5 PM | Where: Balcones Distillery | More Info

July 4th on the East Side

Keep the party going and meander to the other side of the Brazos to enjoy East Waco’s newest brewery and some pretty stellar discounts! Grab a Brotherwell beer on tap for just $4 a pint and try their triple for just $5. They’re encouraging you to bring you finest food, friends, and pets as well as some tailgating chairs to spend the day bringing in the fourth the right way.

When: July 4, 5-10 PM | Where: Brotherwell Brewing | More Info

Rooftop Firework Viewing & Celebration at the Waco Winery

If beer is not your thing, don’t worry. Waco’s downtown winery will be hosting a rooftop firework viewing and celebration which is a stellar way to celebrate America. Seats are limited and you have to RSVP to take part some make sure to call quick!

When: July 4, 7-11 PM | Where: Waco Winery | More Info

July 4th at BSR

Already a great decision on a typical summer day, 4th at BSR just sounds perfect. Take a slide down the Royal Flush or a dip in the lazy river for just $30 for both! If you’ve never been out this is a must try, especially with their sweet new surf resort for just $20. They’re encouraging BYOB and BYOG (bring your own grill) for those wanting to spend the day out there.

When: July 4, | Where: BSR Cable Park | More Info

It’s gonna be a great one this year, so get out there and have a blast. Happy birthday, America!


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