America celebrates the 4th of July on Thursday this year and whether you are spending it at home or away there are several fireworks shows you don't want to miss.

Let's look at some of the best fireworks shows and celebrations in and near the Texarkana surrounding area.

2024 4th Of July Events + Fireworks Shows

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Wake Village - 4th of July Celebration

The City of Wake Village proudly presents a 4th of July Celebration on Thursday from 6 PM to 9 PM at King's Park. Entertainment will be provided by Fabienne Thrash starting at 7 PM, food trucks on hand, and a huge fireworks show will get underway shortly after 9 PM.

New Boston - Freedom Fest July 3

The New Boston Chamber of Commerce presents Freedom Fest from 6 PM to 9 PM at T&P Trailhead Park Pavilion. Live music from Phillip Osburn at 6 PM, burgers for purchase from the Boy Scouts, and a mesmerizing fireworks show provided by the Epperson's at dark.

Texarkana - 4th of July Celebration

Hardy Memorial Methodist Church at 6203 N. Kings Highway will be celebrating our nation's Independence beginning at 6:30 PM with live music, food trucks, and a fireworks show at dusk.

5th Annual Rhythm and Blues Food Festival - July 4

Join the fun starting at 2 PM at Crossties Front Street Plaza outdoor stage. Live entertainment all day, a $500 chess tournament, and more. See the artist lineup here.

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4th of July Celebration - Ashdown, Arkansas

The City of Ashdown, Arkansas, and the Little River County Chamber of Commerce present a 4th of July Celebration beginning at 5 PM at Ashdown Junior High. There will be food trucks, artisan vendors, and live music from the Michael Rhodes Band. Fireworks begin at dusk bring your lawn chairs. Get more info here.

Independence Day Celebration - Prescott, Arkansas

The City of Prescott along with the Prescott-Nevada County Chamber of Commerce hosts the 2024 4th of July Firework Show at the Prescott High School. This family-friendly event begins at 7:30 PM with live music, food trucks, and an incredible fireworks show at dusk. More info here.

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Stand Up for America + Fireworks Show - Nashville, Arkansas

The Nashville Chamber of Commerce invites you to come out and celebrate our freedom at Nashville City Park from 5 PM to 9 PM. There will be fun and games, bounce houses, face painting along with several food trucks and vendors. Live music from Ethan Kuntz aka Li’l Skinny and Joshua Kuntz aka JK Popstar. A spectacular fireworks show saluting our veterans begins at dark. Admission is $10 for 13 and up, $5 for 3-12, 3 and under free.

Fireworks on Lake Hamilton - Hot Springs, Arkansas

Nothing quite like watching fireworks over the lake in your boat or shoreside in Hot Springs. The fireworks will be on the east side of Highway 7 at the first Highway 7 bridge just opposite of the Doubletree Inn. Turn your radio to US 97 (97.5) to hear music synced with the fireworks.

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Fireworks on Lake Catherine - Hot Springs, Arkansas

Come celebrate America's birthday at beautiful Lake Catherine State Park with a day filled with family fun and games from 9 AM to 9 PM.  Canoe races, beach volleyball games, bike races, swim beach scavenger hunt, hula hoop contest, three-legged races, and balloon toss. Then get ready for an amazing fireworks show over the lake at dusk. Free admission.

Mountain Harbor Resort - Hot Springs. Arkansas

Celebrate America's Birthday on Tuesday, July 4, at one of our nation's cleanest lakes on beautiful Lake Ouachita with a huge fireworks show and patriotic music beginning at 9:30 PM The fun begins at 9 AM with a Red. White, and Blue party at the Mountain Harbor Resort with a Four Wheeler parade featuring jeeps, horses, golf carts, and ATVs. There will also be a flag-raising ceremony and lots of candy for the kids.

Kickoff to 4th of July Weekend Party

Come by boat or car and join the huge 4th of July celebration at Futrell Marine featuring former American Idol and country star Rachel Hale. The fun starts at 7 PM and get the best seats in the house for a huge fireworks show over Lake Hamilton at dark. This is a FREE event.

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Also, don't forget about the Freedom Fest Finale in Shreveport - Bossier on Thursday.

Have a Happy and Safe 4th of July!

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