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.

Red, White and BOOM! kicks off Independence Day with downtown events: a hometown parade and a classic car, truck and cycle show.

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

In addition to our parking lots, you may also find space in the Chestnut St. Garage and the Davis St. Garage. 

View a parking map and other parking information.

Join in our patriotic parade, Saturday, July 4

Our parade lasts from 10 - 11 a.m. in historic downtown McKinney. 

We’re looking for patriotic themed & decorated floats, cars, antique tractors, horse & buggies, bands, drill teams, walking groups, dance groups and horse groups.

Prizes are awarded to our top entries:

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

Apply for the parade today!

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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