It seems like the Fourth of July has quickly snuck up on us this year and if you’ve found yourself without any plans for the holiday, check out these Things to Do in Fort Worth.

Concerts in the Garden – Friday, July 2 – Sunday, July 4 – Fort Worth Botanic Garden  –  Old Fashioned Family Fireworks Picnic – It’s a Fort Worth family tradition! Filled with patriotic songs and heart-pounding marches, this exhilarating Independence Day celebration offers one of the best fireworks displays in the area. This is one of the Fort Worth Symphony’s most popular concerts so order your reserved table or general admission lawn tickets today.

Stockyards Stampede – Saturday, July 3 – North Forty Concert Venue adjacent to Billy Bob’s Texas – On Saturday, July 3, don’t miss the Stockyards Stampede with the Randy Rogers Band and special guests MC Hammer, Everclear, Mark Chesnutt, Ryan Bingham, Radney Foster, Sons of Bill, The Bird Dogs, Justin McBride and more.  Tickets are on sale at Billy Bob's box office at 817-624-7117 or at www.ticketmaster.com.    

Fort Worth Cats Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular – Sunday, July 4 – LaGrave Field – Come out and cheer on the Fort Worth Cats as they take on the Grand Prairie AirHogs.  The game starts at 4:30 p.m. with live music afterwards.  The fireworks spectacular will start at approximately 9:30 p.m.

Fort Worth Fourth – Sunday, July 4 Trinity River behind LaGrave Field  – Turn back time to an evening of good old-fashioned fun. Live music, water shows, trolley rides, games and activities will casually sprawl along the Trinity River on the levee behind LaGrave Field. The evening will end with what promises to be the best fireworks display in Fort Worth.  Fort Worth's Fourth is a free event open to the entire community. See the Rock the Fourth Battle of the Bands, sponsored by 95.9 The Ranch. Stage performances will feature the three bands selected as finalists by radio listeners throughout the month of June. The winning band will play at Ranch Bash 2010.

Fourth of July – Stockyards Style – Sunday, July 4 – Stockyards National Historic District – Fort Worth Things to Do include The Herd Fort Worth Cattle Drive at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., petting zoo, face painting, Fort Worth Herd CowCamp, gunfight shows and live music.  Lots of great food, shopping, museums, and entertainment will also be available.