The annual Castle Hills 4th of July Freedom Festival is all about family fun with lots of kids’ activities, live music, food trucks and, of course, one of the best fireworks shows in the area! The event takes place Saturday, July 4, at the Castle Hills Village Shops, a one-acre-plus site featuring tree-shaded walkways, gardens and numerous water features, including the very popular interactive water fountain, a permanent stage and shaded outdoor seating. The plaza is located at 2560 King Arthur Blvd. at Lady of the Lake in the Castle Hills neighborhood. Everyone is welcome and the event is FREE!
At 5:00 pm the Freedom Festival begins with live music from The JR Byrd Band and numerous FREE family activities such as Euro bungee, water slide, climbing ladder, carnival games and more! There will be face painting sponsored by Orange Theory Fitness, hat-making for all ages sponsored by Krieger Orthodontics, and free arts and crafts sponsored by Kroger Marketplace. Attendees can stop by the photo booth for a free photo with their family and a chance to win a $100 Williams Sonoma gift card. Rounding out the fun is food trucks! Numerous food trucks including OinknMoo BBQ, The Butcher’s Son, Nammi, Easy Slider, KonaIce and Ruthies will be on site, along with PI.E 3.14 Everyday Eatery, with concessions for purchase.
The finale of the evening is the fireworks display, sponsored by Bright Realty, beginning at approximately 9:30. This year’s fireworks show will be the biggest since the developer began sponsoring fireworks in Castle Hills in 1999. Get there early to get the best seats. Bring chairs, blankets and coolers.The Castle Hills 4th of July Freedom Festival is FREE.
For the complete calendar of Castle Hills Events and directions to the plaza visit http://castlehillsvillageshops.com/events. In the event of inclement weather, events in the plaza will be cancelled. Please check the website for updates or contact Divina Penaloza at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 972-410-6587.
Castle Hills is a 2,500 acre community and offers a host of amenities including parks, lakes, golf, pools, tennis and basketball courts, high and bike trails and more. The Village Shops are located at the intersection of Lady of the Lake and King Arthur boulevards in the Castle Hills neighborhood.