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Independence Fest 2014 and Fireworks Show

FireworksIt's that time of year to celebrate our nation's freedom at Independence Fest, July 4, 2014, presented by Market Street!

Headlined by KANSAS, which celebrated its 40th year as a band last year, Independence Fest 2014 will continue to build on the success of previous years to be a great day of celebration, and as always, admission and parking are FREE.

Our full day of activities begins with our annual Children's Parade at the LISD School Administration Building, 1800 Timber Creek Road, and concludes with a fantastic fireworks finale at around 9:50 p.m. that follows the free concert featuring KANSAS at Bakersfield Park.

Independence Fest 2014 will also host performances by other musical groups including Back in Black and Breaking Southwest; plus a vintage car show presented by Time Machine Car Shows, a showcase of our local businesses, food and drinks for the whole family, and a completely FREE Kid's Zone complete with bounce houses, face painting, and more.

The Children's Parade will take place from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the LISD School Administration Building; with line-up beginning at 9:30 a.m. There will be hot dogs prepared by The Summit Club, Clowns, Bouncehouses, slides, vendors, and more. Please visit the Children's Page for more information.

All other Independence Fest activities are hosted at Bakersfield Park, 1201 Duncan Lane in Flower Mound, with gates opening at 5 p.m. (Check the FAQ page for more information.)

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Safety Information
To ensure everyone's safety, the Town of Flower Mound is works closely with its Police and Fire Departments, as well as special event organizers. The Flower Mound Police Department utilizes many off-duty uniformed officers during any special event however, as a precaution; Flower Mound Police will be deploying additional uniformed and undercover officers to supplement those already assigned to the upcoming festivals, races, and events. In addition to the officers, bomb-detecting K-9 units will be sweeping the area in and around all large public events. No weapons of any kind will be allowed on premises of any festival, race or event.

We are asking for assistance from our attendees. As always, everyone should remain vigilant and report anything suspicious to the nearest police officer or call 911. Citizens should follow “If You See Something Say Something” guidelines as outlined by Homeland Security. For additional information on the “See Something” campaign including PSA’s visit:

http://www.dhs.gov/if-you-see-something-say-something-campaign.

Furthermore, we are asking special event attendees to keep all packages, bags and backpacks with you at all times. Any unattended package will be highly scrutinized by police and possibly confiscated for safety precautions.


Independence Fest 2014 is presented by Market Street.
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