McKINNEY, Texas (June 18, 2015) – Celebrate your independence at Red, White and BOOM! with free family activities, live entertainment and a spectacular fireworks show Saturday, July 4.
Red, White and BOOM! kicks off Independence Day with a hometown parade and classic car, truck and cycle show in Historic Downtown McKinney. Families can also explore the many dining and shopping options that downtown offers.
Evening festivities resume at the McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch with music, food, kids’ activities and a fireworks display. Hollie Cavanagh, American Idol finalist and McKinney native, will be on stage to provide live entertainment. WRR will provide ‘Sounds of America’ on a live simulcast during the fireworks on Classical 101.1 FM.
Event schedule for Friday, July 4
Historic Downtown McKinney
Hometown Parade: 10 a.m.
Classic Car, Truck & Cycle Show: 1–5 p.m.
McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch, 6375 Collin McKinney Pkwy.
Family activities and food: 7–9:30 p.m.
Hollie Cavanagh concert: 8–9:30 p.m.
Fireworks: 9:45 p.m.
All Red, White and BOOM! activities are free and open to the public. Residents are encouraged to enjoy the professional fireworks display at Red, White and BOOM! as fireworks are not allowed within the city limits without a permit. Also, for the safety of pets and other guests, pets are not allowed at the events at McKinney Soccer Complex. For more information, including parking locations, visit www.mckinneytexas.org/RWB or call 972-547-7480. Red, White and BOOM! is presented by the City of McKinney and Craig Ranch. The hometown parade is sponsored by Nissan of McKinney.
City of McKinney Press Release