Saturday, July 13, 2024

Flower Mound’s Independence Fest has something for everyone

Loverboy will rock Flower Mound this July 4th.
Loverboy will rock Flower Mound this July 4th.

Continuing the tradition, the Town of Flower Mound will celebrate July Fourth with its annual signature event, Independence Fest, headlined by popular rock band Loverboy, best known for smash hits “Working for the Weekend”, “Lovin’ Every Minute of It”, and “This Could Be the Night.”

Independence Fest, presented by Market Street, truly has something for the entire family making it the perfect way to celebrate our nation’s freedom.

Beginning with the popular Children’s Parade and concluding with a spectacular fireworks finale, Independence Fest will also feature a vintage car show presented by Time Machine Car Shows, a showcase of local businesses, and a variety of delicious food vendors. In addition to Loverboy, the self-proclaimed “greatest disco band in the world” Le Freak will also perform on the main stage, along with Joan Jett tribute band, Cherry Bomb. Special thanks to our main stage sponsors: DATCU Credit Union and Children’s Advocacy Center of Denton County.

“Put on your red, white, and blue Monday, July Fourth and come help Flower Mound celebrate our country’s independence,” said Parks and Recreation Director Chuck Jennings. “In keeping with tradition, the Town has lined up three great bands to entertain you throughout the evening and will conclude with a spectacular fireworks finale.”

Flower Mound’s July Fourth activities will begin with the Children’s Parade from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., where everyone is invited to participate in the parade by decorating bikes, trikes, strollers, wagons, and more. Parade lineup starts at 9:30 a.m. at the corner of Eaton and Timber Creek Road; participation is always free. The parade will conclude at the Lewisville ISD Administration Building, 1800 Timber Creek Road, where attendees can enjoy free hot dogs, drinks, face painting, live entertainment, and a Kid’s Zone.

The Independence Fest 2016 evening program, which includes the free concerts, fireworks display, vintage car show, local business showcase, and a free Kid’s Zone, presented by Hollywood Feed and CoServ, will take place at Bakersfield Park, 1201 Duncan Lane in Flower Mound. The Kid’s Zone will include inflatables and bounce houses, a rock-climbing wall, and games for all ages. Gates will open at 5 p.m. and please note there is no on-site parking. However, attendees are encouraged to take advantage of free off-site parking and shuttle services. Parking and shuttle information can be found here: For complete Independence Fest information, please visit

Independence Fest 2016 is made possible thanks to the following sponsors:

Title Sponsor: Market Street

Kid’s Zone Sponsors:  CoServ and Hollywood Feed

Main Stage Sponsors: Children’s Advocacy Center of Denton County and DATCU Credit Union

Premier Sponsors: G Texas, Bud Light, Lewisville ISD, Taylor’s Rental Equipment, Reddy Ice, F&F Concrete, Durham Charter Services, Star Local Media, Eighteen Eight Fine Men’s Salon, Smile’s Family Dental, Republic Services, WORLDPAC

Event Partners: Terracare Associates; Summit Club; Oxley, Williams, Tharp Architects; Child’s Play, Inc.; Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla & Elam, LLP; Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound; Coca-Cola; Frontier Communications; and EyeSite Surveillance, Inc.

Friends of the Event Sponsors: Kona Ice; DCTA connect shuttle; Freese and Nichols, Inc.; Alan Plummer Associates, Inc.; MHS Planning and Design, LLC; Schrickel, Rollins, and Associates, Inc.; Hashem Orthodontics; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; A Unique Boutique & Spa; Women of Flower Mound; Baha’i Faith of Flower Mound, Live Oak Church; McAlister’s Deli; Wellness Association of Flower Mound; Game Time Playgrounds by Total Recreation Products; Avanti Senior Living; Moviehouse & Eatery; Liberty Mutual Insurance; and The Vitamin Shoppe.

CTG Staff
CTG Staff
The Cross Timbers Gazette News Department

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