For thousands of families, no Independence Day celebration is complete without experiencing Addison Kaboom Town!®, one of America’s most highly rated fireworks shows.  Held annually on July 3, the fireworks show is enjoyed by more than 500,000 people, many of whom come from outside of North Texas. With more restaurants per capita than any city in the U.S. (more than 180 restaurants) and 23 hotels in its compact 4.4-square-mile footprint, many families from across the country decide to make a visit to Addison’s famed fireworks show a weekend getaway rather than a day trip. 

The diverse hoteliers in this bustling community have partnered with Addison to offer affordable packages at a wide range of properties.  Addison Kaboom Town!® hotel packages start at $65 and include:

  • Guaranteed admission for up to four guests at the Addison Circle Park Watch Party
  • An Addison branded picnic blanket

Purchasing a hotel package is the only guaranteed way to get admission into Addison Circle Watch Party.

Guests who plan to visit North Texas to enjoy Addison Kaboom Town!® can experience many of the other attractions in the area, including the Cavanaugh Flight Museum, Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar, Addison Improv, WaterTower Theatre, the Mary Kay Museum, as well as shopping at Village on the Parkway and other Addison retail centers.

A full list of Addison hotels, their prices and contact information can be found at

WHEN:  Sunday, July 3, 2019, 5 p.m. – midnight (all times below are approximate)

4 p.m. – Addison Circle Park gates open

5 – 9:30 p.m. – Live entertainment on the Budweiser Stage

7:15 p.m. – Addison Airport Airshow

9:30 p.m. – Fireworks show

10 p.m. – Emerald City Band performs on the Budweiser Stage         

WHERE:  Addison Circle Park, 4970 Addison Circle Drive, Addison, Texas 75001

Memorable views can be found from anywhere in Addison, but the special watch parties hosted by many of Addison’s more than 180+ restaurants and 23 hotels offer spectators a unique viewing experience. A complete list of watch parties will be available on the website closer to the event.

TRAFFIC NOTES: The popularity of the Addison Kaboom Town!®  fireworks show may cause some traffic delays, specifically following the fireworks show.  Spectators are encouraged to spend the night in Addison at any of our hotels, stay in Addison Circle Park for the post-fireworks concert to avoid these delays, or remain at their favorite restaurant.  Those who choose to leave immediately after the fireworks show should understand that it could take 2-plus hours to get to their intended destination in the DFW Metroplex, and they are encouraged to travel as directed for a few miles beyond Addison’s borders in order to travel in their desired direction.

EVENT NOTES:  Concessions are available in the park.  Guests are encouraged to leave coolers and bags at home to expedite entry into the park.  Those choosing to bring coolers must limit the size to no larger than 16”X20”X12”.  Absolutely no alcohol can be brought into or out of Addison Circle Park.  Beer and wine will be available for purchase within the park.

COST:  FREE — Tickets are not required to attend the watch party in Addison Circle Park.  Admission is first-come, first-served; once capacity is reached, gates will close to those without a hotel package.



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