Here are your best options for great fireworks on Lake Travis over 2018 the Independence Day holiday. Check here for boat or party barge rentals. Check here for your Lake Travis lodging choices. Here are the best parks on Lake Travis.

Wednesday, July 3, 2018
Starnes Island

Lake Travis 4th of July Fireworks
Boats surround Starnes Island as the Lake Travis Independence Day Fireworks display begins.

Starnes Island will once again be host to the biggest firework show on the lake. Starnes Island, just offshore from VIP Marina and Beachside Billy’s, has been host to great fireworks on the lake for years. This year’s show is sponsored by Volente Beach Resort. Here is our video flying out over the 2015 show.

This year’s show starts just at dark on JULY 3RD and best observation is: 1) by boat – there will be over 1000 boats in the water that evening surrounding the island, 2) from one of the many hilltops surrounding the lake in the Volente area or 3) get front row seats at Volente Beach Resort’s own Independence Day celebration event.

Event: Volente Beach Resorts 3rd of July Fireworks Show
Date: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
Location: Starnes Island on Lake Travis
Host Beachside Billy’s
Time: At dark (sunset is 8:30 pm on July 3rd)

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Thursday, July 4, 2018
Lago Vista

Lago Vista 4th of July
The show begins at the Lago Vista 4th of July fireworks celebration.

The town of Lago Vista always (almost 40 years running) has a great Independence Day celebration. A full day of great events (parade, champagne dinner, 5K run and Pickle Ball).

Lago Vista’s 4th of July Celebration will be at Bar K Park alongside the shores of Lake Travis, and will include – fireworks show at dark, Slip and Slide Baseball, train rides for kids, cotton candy, ice cream, food trucks and a dunk tank. Celebrate the birth of our Nation with the best Fireworks this side of Austin, complete with boats anchored off the shore with their gleaming lights, the stars above and space to lay out your blanket and make memories with your family while music abounds.

Event: Lago Vista 4th of July Fireworks Show
Date: Thursday, July 4th, 2019
Location: Bar K Park
Host: City of Lago Vista
Time: At dark (sunset is 8:30 pm on July 4th)

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Thursday, July 4, 2018
Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Festival

Hill Country Galleria Fireworks
Fireworks at the Hill Country Galleria 4th of July Celebration

Head out to The Hill Country Galleria for a terrific Independence Day celebration. Enjoy shopping, dining, live music, and fireworks!

Bring chairs or blankets and enjoy the live music starting at 6:30 p.m in the Central Plaza. The Hill Country Galleria is home to over 20 restaurant & food options to suite your dinner time needs. Dine-in or order food to-go to enjoy in the outdoor Central Plaza. Enjoy shopping, dining, live music & fireworks!

End the evening with the best firework show in Central Texas at approximately 9:00 PM. Parking and admission are always free.

Event: Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Festival
Date: Thursday, July 4th, 2019
Location: The Hill Country Galleria
Time: 6pm to 9pm, fireworks begin at dark.

If you’d like to watch one of the shows from the water, check out or boat rental and party barge rental pages. If you’re viewing from land check out The Hill Country Galleria, Beachside Billy’s, the Lago Vista Golf Club or one of the great parks on the lake.

Grab a drink and a bite to eat before the shows at a lake area restaurant or one of the lake’s waterfront restaurants.

For ALL of the Independence Day weekend events on the lake check out our events page.
Have a happy 4th !

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