Fireworks in Austin from July 4th, 2011

As you may have already heard, The City of Austin decided to cancel its fireworks show on Lady Bird Lake due to drought. If you weren’t feeling the Austin 4th of July Fireworks Alternatives, you don’t have to stay at home and watch fireworks on your TV. It just means you have to drive a bit further if you want to see fireworks this 4th of July.
Where Can You Watch Fireworks Around Austin this July 4th?
Though some cities around Austin have also canceled their fireworks shows, there are a few that will continue with fireworks as planned. Here are some 4th of July festivals you can attend and see a fireworks show at the end of the night.
Buda Fireworks
Buda’s Red, White and Buda festival will start at 10am with a kids parade, followed by kids activities until 12 noon. Then, at 6pm, you can watch a concert featuring Keith Kelso, Kevin Smith and The Trishas headlining. Fireworks start at 9:30pm.
Where? Buda City Park – 121 Main Street, Buda
Cedar Park Fireworks
Head to Cedar Park for live music, food, kids activities, carnival games and laser tag from 4pm – 10:40pm. The fireworks will take place after dark.
Where? Milburn Park – 1901 Sun Chase Blvd, Cedar Park
Elgin Fireworks
Elgin has an entire day of events planned for its visitors. In the morning, head to the People’s Patriotic Fourth of July Parade where you can walk from City Hall down Main Street to Veterans’ Memorial Park. There you’ll find festival activities and food. From 6:30-10pm, head to the Southside Market and Barbecue for a Family Friendly Party and Fireworks.
Where? Southside Market and Barbeque – 1212 U.S. 290 E., Elgin
Georgetown Fireworks
Georgetown’s fireworks will go on as planned at San Gabriel Park. Visitors will be able to watch the city’s fireworks display at dark.
Where? San Gabriel Park – N Austin Ave and Stadium Drive, Georgetown
Kyle Fireworks
This year, Kyle’s fireworks will be over the Plum Creek Golf Course Driving Range. You’ll be able to see the fireworks show from various parking lots around the driving range. The show will start about 9:30pm.
Where? Plum Creek Golf Course Driving Range – Kyle Pkwy & Kohler’s Crossing, Kyle

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