10 a.m.: Belton's annual Fourth of July parade will take place in downtown Belton.
11 a.m.-4 p.m.: Festival on Nolan Creek at Yettie Polk Park--free of charge and there will be things for the whole family to do.
11 a.m.: Carnival opens at Confederate Park
Leon County Funtier Days including a marathon race at 8 a.m., a parade at 1 a.m., entertainment from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
12 p.m.: Ice cream contest at the American Legion Hall at City Park.
2:00 p.m.” Fourth of July sing-a-long at the Bosque Arts Center--the event is free.
9 p.m.: Fireworks show at Moody Reunion Fairgrounds.
1 p.m. to 10 p.m.: Annual Freedom Fest takes place at Sadowski Field. It's open to military personnel as well as civilians. There will be food, games, a concert from Kelly Clarkson, and fireworks. Those wishing to attend who live off post can go to either Ellison or Shoemaker high schools, and catch a bus that will drop them off at the event site. There will also be busses that will pick and drop people off on post.
8:30 a.m.: Fourth of July parade will take place on Main Street in Gatesville.
9:30 p.m.: Residents wanting to watch Gatesville's popular fireworks show should come to the parking lot next to McKamie Stadium.
10 a.m.: The 28th annual "Late Bloomers Parade" is being held in Hillsboro. It will start at the intersection of Corsicana and Thompson streets.
5 p.m.: Fourth of July celebration at Kosse City Park with fireworks after dark.
9:30 p.m.: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8539 of Lampasas invites the public to a free fireworks display Wednesday at 481 N. U.S. Highway 183 across from Lampasas Cattle Auction. Bring a lawn chair.
8 a.m.-10 p.m.: Bloomin' on the 4th will be held at Hughes City Park. There will be a car show, baseball games, a carnival, and fireworks. It is free to attend.
6 p.m.: There will be an old-fashioned Fourth of July picnic inside the cafeteria at Salado Middle School. The event is free, and meats and drinks will be provided. Guests are asked to bring a dessert or a side.
9 a.m.: Temple Historic District parade begins at 9th and French Streets.
4 p.m.-10 p.m.: The City of Temple hosts its annual Fun Fest at Miller Park. There will be a kids’ zone, live music, and fireworks.
10 a.m.: Austin Avenue Annual Parade & Picnic at the Castle Heights Circle
7 p.m.: Waco hosts its annual Fourth on the Brazos celebration at Indian Spring Park. There will be games for kids, food, a corn dog eating contest, live music, and fireworks. About 15,000 people are expected to attend. (The fireworks will air live on the Waco City Cable Channel and streamed live on the city’s website)
9 a.m.: Fourth of July parade beginning at the church parking lot at Estates and Oakdale.
Fireworks show at dark at the baseball complex on Highway 6. A DJ will play music before the show and food and drinks will be available.