Your Guide to Addison Kaboom Town!

June 3, 2024

Get ready to party like it’s 1776! Join us in Addison Circle Park on July 3rd for an unforgettable Independence Day celebration packed with fun, excitement, and patriotism. For four decades, Addison Kaboom Town!® has attracted people from far and wide for a night of breathtaking fireworks, thrilling aerial shows, and more. Whether you’re watching from the park, a local restaurant, a hotel, or anywhere throughout town, Addison Kaboom Town!® promises to create memories that will last a lifetime.

A Fireworks Spectacle Like No Other

The highlight of Addison Kaboom Town!® is its renowned 25-minute-long fireworks show, hailed as one of the best in the nation. The celebration extends throughout the town, with watch parties hosted by over 200 local restaurants. A limited-capacity watch party at the 12-acre Addison Circle Park offers guests an exclusive viewing experience, complete with the thrilling Addison Airport Airshow. Tickets are still available but be sure to get them before they sell out. 

Exclusive Hotel Packages

Once the park admission tickets are gone, booking a hotel package in one of Addison’s participating hotels becomes the only way to guarantee entry into the park’s festivities. These packages not only offer quality accommodations but also provide perks such as a neck cooling towel and guaranteed admission for up to six people through a special fast lane entrance. Some of the participating hotels are even walking distance from the park.

Keep Your Eyes on the Sky

Fireworks aren’t the only airborne attraction at Addison Kaboom Town! The Addison Airport Airshow features an incredible lineup of aerial acts, including skydivers, historic warbirds, and aerobatic planes.

  • Red River Skydivers: Kick off the show with a choreographed skydive, featuring a massive American flag.
  • Historic Warbirds: Marvel at historic planes like the B-25 “Devil Dog,” the P-40 Warhawk, and the P-51 Mustang “Shangrila,” among others.
  • Aerobatic Stunts: Witness spectacular maneuvers by renowned stunt pilots such as Mike Gallaway and David Martin.

The air show begins at 7:30 pm, so make sure to look up! 

Music and Entertainment

Addison Kaboom Town! is not just about stunning visuals in the sky; it’s also a feast for the ears. The celebration’s energy is further amplified by a diverse lineup of live music acts that cater to various musical tastes, ensuring that there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

  • Main Gate: 5:00 pm – Razz ma Jazz
  • Mainstage:
    • 5:00 pm – 36th Infantry Division: Rock Before Dawn
    • 6:30 pm – Big City Outlaws
    • 8:30 pm &10pm – Emerald City presents The Emerald City Allstars

Savor the Patriotic Bites

No celebration is complete without an array of mouthwatering food. As you enjoy the spectacular sights and sounds, treat your tastebuds to some of the food and vendors that you can find throughout the park. Whether you’re craving something sweet, savory, or refreshing, there’s a flavor for every palate. Check out the full menus here. 

Fun for the Whole Family

Patriotic Playground

The event also features a Patriotic Playland, open from 5 to 9 pm, where kids and adults alike can enjoy lawn games, giant Jenga, cornhole, and more. Additionally, free balloon artists and face painting stations are available to add to the festive atmosphere.

Carnival and GLOW Vendors

No Independence Day celebration is complete without a carnival. Ride the rides, play midway games, and snack on classic carnival treats. Don’t miss the GLOW vendors, offering light-up toys that will ensure the fireworks aren’t the only things illuminating the night.

Four Ways to Experience Kaboom Town!

You can enjoy Kaboom Town!, a variety of ways, ensuring that everyone can find the perfect way to celebrate. Whether you prefer the excitement of being in the heart of the action, the comfort of a nearby hotel, the atmosphere of a lively watch party, or the convenience of watching from home, there’s an option for you. Here are four fantastic ways to experience the magic of Kaboom Town!:

  1. Addison Circle Park: Secure your tickets now for exclusive access to entertainment and activities within the park.
  2. Hotel Packages: Enjoy special perks and guaranteed park entry by booking a stay at a participating hotel.
  3. Watch Parties: Many of Addison’s restaurants and hotels host watch parties with live music, food specials, and more.
  4. Live Stream: Prefer to stay cool and avoid the crowds? Watch the celebration live on Addison’s YouTube channel.