Independence Day Fireworks

DFireworks-Site-Map Opens in new windowenton Kiwanis Fireworks Show co-sponsored by the City of Denton

Celebrate Independence Day with a fireworks display at North Lakes Park on Sunday, July 3. The fireworks launch site is located between the disc golf courses at North Lakes Park, south of W. Windsor Dr., near the pond on N. Bonnie Brae St. Click here for a PDF of the site map. 

Date, Time, and Location

Sunday, July 3 at North Lakes Park
7 p.m. | Parking lots open
9:30 p.m. | Fireworks launch and last approx. 30 minutes


Food and Drinks

Food and drinks will be available for purchase at the softball field and Vela Soccer Complex concession stands. Coolers are allowed; however, no alcohol, glass, or knives. There will be no vendors or events on-site.

Parking Options 

Parking is allowed in City-owned designated lots only. All other properties and parking lots require permission from the owner to park and view the fireworks. Denton PD will be enforcing no parking zones along thru streets.

Paid Parking
North Lakes Park area parking lots for $10 per car, cash only. Proceeds benefit Denton Noon Kiwanis Club. 

Free Parking
North Lakes Dog Park, Vela Sports ComplexRC Airfield parking lots.

ADA Accessible Parking and Viewing
North Lakes Recreation Center parking lot (see map). First come, first served; TXDMV placard must be displayed.

Traffic Patterns and Road Closures

Anticipate an increase in traffic due to event attendance. In consideration of the heavy traffic and to ensure a safe event, normal traffic patterns will be altered, and some roads will be temporarily closed to thru traffic. 

Inbound Modifications (coming)

  • Parkside Drive @ Windsor Drive will be closed for thru traffic from 6-11 p.m.
  • Fireside Lane @ Windsor Drive will be closed for thru traffic from 6-11 p.m.
  • Gravel access road for the Disc Golf Course off N. Bonnie Brae St. will be closed to the public all-day
  • Inbound Route Map

Outbound Modifications (going)

  • After the fireworks show, northbound Bonnie Brae Street will be required to turn right onto eastbound Elm Street (US 77).  Drivers will be able to U-turn at Nicosia St., if needed. 
  • Several intersections will be PD controlled, most notably on Bonnie Brae Street. Please refer to the outbound route map for expected changes in exit traffic patterns.
  • Outbound Route Map

Directions to the Fireworks Show


From North Denton/Sanger Area:

  • Head south on I-35
  • Exit 471 for Loop 288
  • Exit East Loop 288 
  • Take first Exit US77 toward Denton
  • Right on US77 at the stop sign
  • Parking available on Bonnie Brae St., Nicosia St., and Windsor Dr. 

From South Denton/Corinth Area:

  • Head north on I-35E/I-35W
  • Exit 469 for US380/University Drive
  • Right on East US380
  • Left on N Bonnie Brae
  • Head north to North Lakes Park

OR

  • Head north on I-35E/I-35W
  • Exit 470 for Loop 288
  • Right on East Loop 288
  • Take first Exit US77 toward Denton
  • Right on US77 at the stop sign
  • Parking available on Bonnie Brae, Nicosia, and Windsor 

From East Denton/Crossroads Area:

  • Head west on US380 
  • Right on N Bonnie Brae
  • Head north to North Lakes Park

OR

  • Head west on US380
  • Right on FM2164/Locust St
  • Left on US77/N Elm Street
  • Left on W Windsor Dr 
  • Head west to North Lakes Park

 From West Denton/Decatur Area:

  • Head east on US380 
  • Left on N Bonnie Brae
  • Head north to North Lakes Park

Important Reminders

City of Denton park rules apply at all times; refer to City Ordinance Chapter 22, Article II. Glass and alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. When is the Denton Fireworks Show?

The 2022 Denton Kiwanis Club Fireworks Show takes place on Sunday, July 3, 2022. Parking will open at 7 p.m. The show will begin at 9:30 p.m. and last approximately 30 minutes. 

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