Red, White and BOOM!

Red, White, and Boom

Celebrate Independence Day in McKinney 

Activities for the entire family. A full day of free hometown fun! 

The City of McKinney celebrates the Fourth of July at Red, White and BOOM! with free family activities, live entertainment and a spectacular fireworks show Thursday, July 4, 2019. 

Red, White and BOOM! kicks off Independence Day with downtown events: a hometown parade at 10 a.m. and a classic car, truck and cycle show starting at 1 p.m. Head over to Craig Ranch for evening activities starting at 5:30 p.m. Fireworks start at 9:45 p.m.

Families can also explore the many dining and shopping options that downtown has to offer.


Evening festivities resume at the McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch with music, food, kids’ activities, a concert and a fireworks display. 

All Red, White and BOOM! activities are free and open to the public. For more information about the event call 972-547-7480. Red, White and BOOM! is presented by the City of McKinney and Craig Ranch. 

Abundant Free Parking

Even more free parking is available this year due to opening of the Chestnut Street Garage and the Davis Street Garage. 

View a parking map and other parking information.

Red, White and BOOM! Parade and Prizes

  • Grand prize winner - $500
  • Second Place - $250
  • Third Place - $100
  • Best Classic Car - $100


Schedule July 4
10-11 a.m.Downtown parade - parade route map
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.Yankee Doodle Block Party, Louisiana Street between Tennessee and Chestnut Streets
1-5 p.m. Classic car, truck and cycle show in the Playful Corp. parking lot in downtown (300 E. Davis St.)
5:30 p.m. Family fun activities begin at Craig Ranch
Craig Ranch activities map
8:00 - 9:30 p.m.Live music - Sunny Sweeney
9:45 p.m.Fireworks display and Sounds of America simulcast music

Additional Information

  • All Red, White and BOOM! activities are free and open to the general public.
  • Alcohol is not allowed at the event.
  • Coolers are allowed, however absolutely no alcohol or grilling on-site.
  • Food and drink are available for purchase in the food vendor area.
  • Handicap parking is available at the north entrance.
  • For the safety of your pets and others, pets are not allowed at the events at
    McKinney Soccer Complex.


Enjoy professional fireworks at Red, White and BOOM! but remember, other

fireworks are illegal in the City of McKinney.

McKinney July 4th Parade

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