4th of July Events In Downtown Austin

Experience Independence Day in Austin

This Fourth of July, there are many options for celebrating in the Austin area. Let us give you the rundown on all the best parties & firework shows.

Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic

  • Where – Austin 360 Amphitheater, 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd., Del Valle, TX, 78617
  • When – Tuesday, July 4th, 2017. Gates open at 11 a.m. Music starts at 12 p.m.
  • Tickets – General admission $39.50 | Reserved bowl Seating $69.50 | Pit & reserved Floor $89.00 | VIP packages start at $350.00 | Children under 2 years of age enter free

The legendary Willie Nelson is hitting the road once more to host an iconic festival in downtown Austin. It will consist of an all-day music event, filled with musical guest-friends, arts & craft vendors & a variety of foods to celebrate America’s birthday with a patriotic display of magnificent fireworks at the end of the show.

The event will feature Willie Nelson & Family, Sheryl Crow, Kacey Musgraves, Jamey Johnson, Steve Earle & The Dukes, Margo Price, Asleep at The Wheel, Turnpike Troubadours, Hayes Carll, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Johnny Bush, Billy Joe Shaver, David Allan Coe, Lukas Nelson & Promise of The Real, Insects vs Robots, Raelyn Nelson Band, Folk Uke, and more surprises.

H-E-B Austin Symphony 39th Annual July 4th Concert and Fireworks

  • Where – Downtown Austin at Vic Mathias Shores (Formerly Auditorium Shores) and the Long Center (600 W. Riverside Dr., Austin, TX).
  • When – Tuesday, July 4th, 2017. Gates open at 11 a.m. Music starts at 12 p.m.

Experience that largest Independence Day firework celebration in downtown Austin with over 100,000 attendees. Bring a blanket & a picnic, or simply relax on a comfy, grassy spot on the lawn at Lady Bird Lake.

This free event includes a live symphony playing Tchaikovsky and patriotic classics with the downtown Austin skyline as its backdrop.

Stay in Downtown Austin Near the Fireworks

4th of July is the perfect time to visit Austin, and JW Marriott Austin is at the epicenter of all these festivities and has so much more to offer than just location. Expect only the best when you stay at the leading Downtown Austin hotel:

  • Cool off at Edge Rooftop Pool & Bar
  • Rent a private cabana with poolside food and beverage service, private sound system, flat screen TV, and more!
  • Drink & dine at our 7 bars and 4 restaurants
  • Relax with massage or facial at Spa by JW

Check out our 4th of July Package that includes free self-parking & breakfast to celebrate your independence in style!