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Where To Catch Fireworks And Other Fourth Of July Festivities In Dallas-Fort Worth

The Fourth of July could be slightly cooler in North Texas as clouds and moisture move into the region, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.

In North Texas, Fourth of July celebrations start in June. And they don’t stop until the grand finale Wednesday night.

This year, America’s birthday doesn’t fall on the weekend, but there’s still plenty of fun to be had in the middle of the work week. Daytime highlights on Wednesday include a watermelon eating contest in The Colony, Waxahachie’s Crape Myrtle Festival and the fourth annual Dachshund Dash — a legitimate wiener dog race — in Frisco.

Tuesday will be another sunny and sweltering day. (Take these precautions to keep you and your home cool.) But the Fourth should be slightly cooler. Increasing clouds and moisture are expected to keep highs in the mid-to-upper 90s.

Areas from Killeen to Waco to Palestine have the best chance for storms Wednesday afternoon. Fireworks shouldn't be affected by rain in Dallas-Fort Worth, but you can keep an eye on the weather here.

Speaking of, KERA’s Art&Seek has compiled a list of fireworks displays across Dallas-Fort Worth.

Here are 10 happening Tuesday:

And another 17 happening Wednesday: