July 4th Fest is an Independence Day celebration that takes place at Six Flags Over Texas yearly around the 4th of July. The event boasts live entertainment throughout the park and a nightly fireworks display.

2018 added the All-American Food Fest which featured a number of specialty food and drink options. Guests are also able to enjoy the Fireworks After Party, which includes a huge foam party, live DJ, and exclusive ride times on select attractions.

Nightly Fireworks Display

During July 4th Fest Six Flags Over Texas features a fireworks display that can be best seen from the Gotham City section of the park. Here were the details from the 2018 event:

Fireworks as seen from Gotham City.

Fireworks as seen from Gotham City.

Gotham City
  • Each night of the July 4th Fest will feature a nightly fireworks display at 9:45pm.
  • The best viewing areas area Gotham City and in front of Justice League: Battle for Metropolis.
  • The fireworks show is set to patriotic music.
  • Weather Permitting

Fireworks After Party

Guests can enjoy the Fireworks After Party that takes place nightly directly after the fireworks display at Gotham City Stage. Here’s a look at the party details from 2018:

The Fireworks After Party in 2018.

The Fireworks After Party in 2018.

  • Each evening after the fireworks display stay in the park for an after party in the Gotham City section.
  • This after party will feature a high-energy foam party, glow-in-the-dark souvenirs, and a live DJ on the Gotham City Stage.
  • Exclusive Ride Time (ERT) takes place on attractions in New Gotham City.
  • The after party requires an additional fee which can be fulfilled by purchasing a special souvenir bottle. See more details below.
Diamond/Diamond Elite Perks
  • Diamond and Diamond Elite members can attend the party for no additional cost. You must have your membership card. Only one person per membership is allowed to use this offer.

The All-American Food Fest

2018 unveiled the All-American Food Fest for the first time in the event’s history. Here’s a look at how guests could enjoy the food festival:

Sampler Passports

24.99 - 8 Sampler Passport
34.99 - 12 Sampler Passport

The Sampler Passport gives guests a chance to try out brand new food options at the park for one price. Included will be signature dishes and specialty drinks.

Festival Souvenir Bottle

9.99 Online
12.99 at Park

This limited-edition 4th of July Fest souvenir bottle will give you free soft drink refills from June 30th through July 4th. Purchasing this souvenir bottle also gives you admission to the Fireworks After Party happening each evening.

Red, White & Food Package


This is a bundle package that includes the festival souvenir bottle with free refills and a 12 Sampler Passport.

Food Offerings

Six Flags Over Texas offered numerous food offerings during July 4th Fest that could be enjoyed by those who purchased Sampler Passports. Below are the food options and “credit” needed from the 2018 event:

The "credit" in parenthesis is how many hole punches from a Sampler Passport each item is worth.

Roasted Corn

Roasted Corn



Cookies N’ Cream Apple Sundae

Cookies N’ Cream Apple Sundae

Culinary Options



Adult Drinks

Blue numbers above indicate the amount of Sampler Passport credits needed in order to obtain food or drink item.

July 4th Fest Media

Event Guide Archive

Click on the links below to view July 4th Fest guides from past seasons.