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Fort Worth’s Fourth set for next Tuesday

By June 27, 2023

Fort Worth’s Fourth, one of North Texas’ largest Independence Day celebrations, returns to Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth on Tuesday, July 4 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The 16th annual event, which is held on the banks of the Trinity River just north of downtown, is presented by the Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) and produced by Streams and Valleys. This year’s event is made possible through the generous support of Skyrocket Sponsors Lockheed Martin and Coors Light. Admission to the event is free.

DFW’s largest fireworks show will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. In addition, attendees will be able to enjoy food, drinks, live music on the waterfront stage, swimming and floating on the river, and numerous activities for the kids such as face painting, water slides and a zip line. Free loaner lifejackets will also be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Festival goers are allowed to bring their own chairs, blankets, tubes and one unopened water bottle that can be refilled inside the venue for free by TRWD. In addition, vendors will be on site for those who would like to purchase food or drinks on-site.  Outside coolers, food and drinks are not allowed on the festival grounds.

Patrons are encouraged to arrive early in order to secure their seats for the fireworks show. In addition, the river will be cleared at 8 p.m. in preparation for the show. Parking lots open at 3 p.m. and the gates open at 5 p.m.  For more information, visit

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 549.87 550.00 -0.13
Benbrook 693.53 694.00 -0.47
Bridgeport 821.19 836.00 -14.81
Cedar Creek 322.00 322.00 0.00
Eagle Mountain 644.78 649.10 -4.32
Lake Worth 590.97 594.00 -3.03
Richland-Chambers 315.49 315.00 0.49
*Conservation Level: The permitted level of water an entity is allowed to hold in a lake. Any amount above the conservation level is used for the temporary storage of flood waters and must be released downstream.
**Difference: Amount above or below conservation level.
For more information read our daily reports or the TRWD Lake Level Blog.

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