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4thFEST Independence Day Celebration

Join the City of Bedford this July 4th, as we celebrate Independence Day. This 4thFEST will feature free live musical entertainment, a variety of themed family friendly activities, a classic car show, yummy festival food and of course, the spectacular fireworks when the sun goes down.

Admission to 4thFEST is FREE. Feel free to bring lawn chairs, blankets, coolers and non-alcoholic beverages (No glass containers).

The fireworks go off at 10:00p.m. from the Boys Ranch Park!










4th Fest

Schedule of Events

Time Event
12:00p.m. - 7:00p.m. Splash Aquatics Center - $
Admission is $6.50 for adults, $5.50 for kids under 18 and free for two and under.

3:00p.m. Boys Ranch Park Ribbon-Cutting Celebration
3:00p.m. - 9:00p.m. Twiggy the Water Skiing Squirrel
Show times for Twiggy are at 3:00p.m. - 5:00p.m. - 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
4:00p.m. - 11:00p.m. Food Court - $
4:00p.m. - 9:30p.m. InflataFUN Area - $
Inflatable activity area with something for everyone. Activities include bounce houses, an obstacle course, slides, and inflatable games such as air botts and joust. ($15 wristband for all day pass or pay per activity)
4:00p.m. - 9:00p.m. FREE Children's Activity Area
Family Friendly kid's activity area that features crafts and games.
Kids's Comedy show times are 4:30p.m. - 5:30p.m. - 6:30p.m. - 7:30p.m. - 8:30p.m.
5:00p.m. - 9:50p.m. Live musical entertainment by Rodney Bowens
6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.

D&D Rockin Rods Classic Car Show
For more information ddrockinrods.com

6:30p.m. Salute to our Soldiers
7:00p.m. - 9:50p.m. Live musical entertainment by Live 80
10:00p.m. FIREWORKS Extravaganza
The fireworks go off at 10:00p.m. from the Boys Ranch Park!

4thFEST Directions

Bedford is strategically located in the metroplex between Dallas and Fort Worth.

The 4thFEST Independence Day Celebration will be held at the newly renovated Bedford Boys Ranch Park:

Bedford Boys Ranch Park
2801 Forest Ridge Dr
Bedford, TX 76021

2016 4th Fest Site Map

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is parking?

$20 on-site parking is available via the Boys Ranch Park entrance at Eastbound Harwood Rd. $15 parking is available at the Bedford Public Library located at 2424 Forest Ridge Dr, Bedford TX, 76021. It is a short walk to the event.

Where is handicapped parking?

Handicapped parking is available at the Boys Ranch park entrance from Eastbound Harwood Rd. A handicap placard or tag is required.

Can I ride my bike?

Bicycles Inc. will have bicycle racks on hand, so alternative commuters can save time, money and hassle of parking (bring your own lock).

What can we bring?

Lawn chairs, blankets, coolers, & non-alcoholic beverages are permitted.

How much does 4thFEST cost?

Admission to 4thFEST is free, however, some activities have a fee.

Is there an ATM on site?

Yes, there is an ATM machine.

Where can I find more information about 4thFEST?

You can call the Boys Ranch at 817-952-2323 or email Wendy Hartnett.

What time are the fireworks?

The fireworks go off at 10:00p.m. from the corner of Harwood and Doug Rivers Dr, however, there will be NO public viewing from this area. Please join us at the festivities within the Boys Ranch Park.

What type of road closure occur because of July 4?

Limited access to Forest Ridge from Harwood to Bedford Rd will be available July 4. Please choose alternate routes.

When does the live music begin?

The live music begins at 5:00p.m. and continues until the fireworks at 10:00p.m.

Who is the band this year?

This year the band is Live 80

How much is InflataFUN?

InflataFun cost $15 for an all day wristband or you can buy tickets and pay per activity.

What is InflataFUN?

InflataFUN is an inflatable activity area with bounce houses, slides and obstacle course for all ages.

What type of food is available?

Food is available to purchase. There is a wide variety of carnival type foods.

When does the car show begin?

The D&D Rockin’ Rod's Car Show begins at 6:00p.m. and ends at 9:00p.m. The awards ceremony is held at 8:00p.m.

Where do I find out more info about the car show?

More information can be found at ddrockinrods.com

Where can I get a registration form for the car show?

More information can be found at ddrockinrods.com

Who do I contact to get information for sponsorship for Bedford events?

The contact for 4thFEST is Wendy Hartnett email Wendy Hartnett or 817-952-2128

Where are the fire works being shot off from?

The fireworks go off at 10:00p.m. from the corner of Harwood and Doug Rivers Dr, however, there will be NO public viewing from this area. Please join us at the festivities within the Boys Ranch Park.

Where do I get volunteer info or an application for 4thFEST?

The contact for 4thFEST is Wendy Hartnett email Wendy Hartnett or 817-952-2128

Where do I get vendor info or application for 4thFEST?

The contact for 4thFEST is Wendy Hartnett email Wendy Hartnett or 817-952-2128

Sponsors

Sponsorship Information

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for 4thFEST Independence Day Celebration, please call 817-952-2128, for details!

Thanks to all of our 2016 Sponsors

Registration (for volunteers, food vendors, arts & crafts vendors, and business exhibitors)

Register Online

Thank you for your interest in our event.
This registration site can be used for multiple things. It can be used to sign up as a volunteer, to register to be a food vendor, an arts & craft vendor and even a business exhibitor.
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