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Central Texas July 4th fireworks guide

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Independence Day is almost here and what better way to celebrate than with an old-fashioned town fireworks display?

Fire professionals are asking that people use extreme caution due to extremely dry conditions. As always, there is a total ban on the person fireworks within the city limits of San Marcos and Austin. While there's is a burn ban in effect in Travis County, it does not affect the use fireworks.

But have no fear! There are many public celebrations--including fireworks--in the Central Texas area. Check below for where and when you can catch one close to you.

New Braunfels

Thursday, July 4 from 7 until 10 p.m.
Landa Park
New Braunfels, TX 78130
More info

Summerfest San Marcos

Thursday, July 4 from 6 until 10 p.m.
San Marcos Plaza
202 N. CM Allen Pkwy
San Marcos, TX 78666
More info

Austin Symphony & Fireworks

Thursday, July 4 at 8:30 p.m.
Auditorium Shore in front of the Long Center
701 W. Riverside Dr.
Austin, TX 78704
More info

Lockhart's Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza

Thursday, July 4 at 8:45 p.m.
City Park
504 E. City Park Rd.
Lockhart, TX, 78644
More info

Round Rock's July 4th Frontier Days Celebration

Thursday, July 4 at 10 p.m. (many festivities earlier)
Old Settlers Park
3300 Palm Valley Blvd.
Round Rock, TX 78665
More info

Georgetown Fireworks Display

Thursday, July 4 at 9:30 p.m.
San Gabriel Park
Georgetown, TX 78626
More info

Fort Hood Independence Day Celebration

Thursday, July 4 at 6 p.m. (fireworks start at 9 p.m.)
Hood Stadium, behind Clear Creek Post Exchange
Railhead Drive
Fort Hood, Texas 76544
More info

Waco's Fourth on the Brazos

Thursday, July 4 at 7 p.m. (fireworks start at 10 p.m.)
Indian Spring Park
100 University Parks Drive
Waco, TX 76701
More info

Taylor Fourth of July Festival

Thursday, July 4 at 4 p.m. (fireworks at dusk)
Murphy Park
1600 Sycamore St.
Taylor, TX 76574
More info

Cedar Park Fourth of July Celebration

Thursday, July 4 at 4 p.m. (fireworks at 9:30 p.m.)
Milburn Park
1901 Sun Chase Blvd.
Cedar Park, TX 78613
More info

Temple Fourth of July Family Fun Fest

Thursday, July 4 at 4 p.m. (fireworks at 9:30 p.m.)
Miller Park
1919 N. 1st St.
Temple, TX 76501
More info

Correction: This story has been corrected to show the burn ban in Travis County does not affect the use of fireworks ClientIP:,, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP