4th of July Celebrations Austin style

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Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899

It’s that time of year again ~ BBQs, families spending time at the pool, flags waving high, patriotic music and fireworks lighting up the night sky!! And, Austin and the surrounding communities know how to do it big time. Here are my top 5 choices for live music, lots of fun for the kids and fireworks for young and old!

1. Austin Symphony at Auditorium Shores at The Long Center
8:30pm -10pm
http://www.austinsymphony.org/events/austin-symphony-july-4th-concert-fireworks/
On July 4th, more than 100,000 people gather at Auditorium Shores for the largest Independence Day celebration in Austin.  The Austin Symphony July 4th Concert and Fireworks features patriotic music and the ever popular 1812 Overture - the latter punctuated by 75 millimeter cannons and fireworks over Lady Bird Lake. Free and open to the public.

2. Lone Star Riverboat 4th of July Celebration
7:30pm - 10:30pm
http://events.austin360.com/austin_tx/events/show/263039205-lone-star-riverboat-4th-of-july-celebration
Come enjoy a BBQ buffet dinner, fireworks, unlimited drinks (soft drinks, water, set-ups). BYOB $50- call for reservations 512-327-1388.

3. Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Festival
11am-9pm
http://www.hillcountrygalleria.com
Admission is free.  Features include over 75 arts/crafts, vendors, stages, sponsor displays, childrens art workshops, a carnival, petting zoo, fireworks and live music.

4. Cedar Park Fourth of July Celebration
4pm-10:30pm
http://www.cedarparktx.us/index.aspx?page=446
Come celebrate with us and enjoy a dance with live music, bingo, a washer tournament, air castles, free watermelon and a fireworks display.  Fees apply for food concessions, face painting and some activities.  You may also cool off at Milburn Pool which is open from 1-8pm; daily admission rates apply.

5. Round Rock Frontier Days Celebration
10am-11pm
http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/home/index.asp?page=631
A parade, carnival rides, jalapeno pepper eating contest, childrens games, Sertoma Rubber Duck Races, Sam Bass shootout, movies in the park and skydivers are all part of the City of Round Rock’s July 4th Celebration all leading up to the annual fireworks celebration!


As always, local events are brought to you as a courtesy by Dorie Dillard, your NW Austin Real Estate Consultant.

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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
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Good morning Roger,

Yes there are..you can't say there is nothing going on in Austin Texas over July 4th!!

Jun 26, 2012 08:42 PM #5
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Kathy Streib
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Dorie- a perfect red,white, and blue feature! The hardest part is deciding how to attend all of the events in Austin
Jun 26, 2012 08:44 PM #6
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Good morning Barbara,

There are many events planned..should be a great July 4th as usual!

Jun 26, 2012 08:44 PM #7
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Good morning Larry & Shelia,

Wonderful events are planned all over the country..we do have a lot to be grateful for!!

Jun 26, 2012 08:47 PM #8
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Don Barrett
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What a great resource you are for folks that are going to be in Austin for Independence Day. 

Jun 26, 2012 08:47 PM #9
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Good morning Conrad,

Looks like we are going to be fine..even if it rained we'd be happy..we need rain! Anyone willing to send some our way?

Jun 26, 2012 08:49 PM #10
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Sheila Anderson
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Good morning Dorie. Looks like there is plenty to do in your neck of the woods. Many choices for sure. Enjoy the holiday.

Jun 26, 2012 08:57 PM #11
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John Mosier
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Wow! Dorie, it looks like your folks in Austin know how to do a holiday.  Here in Prescott, Arizona, we have the World's Oldest Rodeo dating back to 1888. We have the Rodeo Parade on Saturday, June 30 with the rodeo itself running starting this week end. All the hotels and motels are full.  I will make another post about our events here.

Jun 26, 2012 09:19 PM #12
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David Burrows
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The Austin style 4th of July celebration sounds wonderful. Nice post today...

Jun 26, 2012 09:22 PM #13
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Bobbie Smith
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Dorie, Nice, colorful post. The Riverboat sounds like a great experience (especially for those of us in the mountains). I would love to try that.

Jun 26, 2012 09:49 PM #14
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Anita Clark
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Dorie: That is quite a diverse list of 4th of July activities in the Austin TX area for consumers to enjoy.  Congrats on the feature.

Jun 26, 2012 09:56 PM #15
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Ginny Gorman
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Dorie, so many things to do the for the 4th...and this makes it an exciting day besides celebrating our history...congrats!

Jun 26, 2012 10:03 PM #16
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Janis Borgueta
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Good Morning Dorie.. I think you have it covered for the great things to do in Austin. Everyone in Austin should know that  you are the source of the source when it comes to finding anything on July 4th!

Jun 26, 2012 10:50 PM #17
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Michael Setunsky
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Dorie, a lot of great events and activities in Austin for the fourth of July. It should be a fun filled day.

Jun 26, 2012 10:55 PM #18
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Pamela Smith
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Dorie,

This looks like a whole lotta fun!  I bet the food will be fantastic.

Jun 27, 2012 12:12 AM #19
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Sounds like a ton of fun is planned for Austin Texas!  Congrats on the Feature!

Jun 27, 2012 12:12 AM #20
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Sounds like a lot of fun!  I don't believe we will be having any fireworks this year here in Fort Wayne because of the drought.  Have a good time!

Jun 27, 2012 01:46 AM #21
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Sandy Acevedo
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There is much to do in your neck of the woods on Independance day. Nice localism...Enjoy!!

Jun 27, 2012 04:05 AM #22
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Barbara Hensley
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Dorie - it is that time again, ALREADY!!!  Where did the time go?  This is a wonderful July 4th celebration and the place to be in your area.  Enjoy the holiday!

Jun 27, 2012 07:32 AM #23
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Dorie, such a good time of year to be with family and Friends just to hang-out and celebrate Independence day. It looks like the Austin area is filled with great things to do. 

Jun 27, 2012 08:06 AM #24
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