For those looking to get out and enjoy an evening of fun and fireworks, and perhaps a side of airshow and a bit of live music thrown in for good measure, look no further than Kaboom Town in Addison for all your Independence Day needs. The beauty about the Addison party is that you can celebrate and still have the fourth for other excursions, such as sailing, body painting, and competitive dining.
We have a good list of restaurants and bars along Belt Line that are offering a place to avoid traffic and other distractions. It is always suggested that you grab one of the few remaining hotel rooms so that your holiday is the very safest. The area hotels that are not sold out in Addison are the Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Marriott Quorum and La Quinta. You can look up room rates at this link.
As for the Kaboom Town parties, we have that list. We also included a list of road closures below the party list so you can plan your entry and escape properly. Please have a safe holiday weekend.
Addison Point – One of Addison’s oldest joints offers a parking lot party with outdoor grill and country music by Keith Owens.
BJ’s – BJ’s is launching their new barbecue line at Kaboom Town! Their parking lot party features a DJ and other entertainment, and while you’re there, you can purchase raffle tickets to win a 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Silver Anniversary Edition – benefiting I Can Fight Cancer.
Cantina Laredo – This party has something for everyone! A steel drum band for the party crowd. Bounce houses for the kids. Food and beverage tents throughout the parking lot.
Chamberlain’s Fish Market Grill – One of the most elegant Kaboom Town parties, Chamberlain’s offers a special four course dinner with private fireworks viewing.
The HUB – Sports bar extends its service throughout the parking lot with food and beverage tents, live entertainment and more.
McFadden’s – Looking for a more adventurous Kaboom? McFadden’s will have a live band, DJ, plus a dunk tank and zip line.
Mucky Duck – DJ in the house and live bands in the courtyard – plus drink specials all night.
On the Border – This is a super-popular parking lot party featuring a DJ, food and beverage tents, and lots of appetizer specials.
The Quarter – The Quarter only does their bread pudding two times – Saints games and Kaboom Town. Plus, they’ll offer great party areas in the parking lot and patio. And, for those who dare – KARAOKE after the fireworks!
Back Nine – The Back Nine is SMOKIN’ for Kaboom Town with a giant smoker in the parking lot. They’ll also feature DJ, drink specials and more.
Road Closures and More Information
Addison Circle Drive from Addison Road to Witt Place will close on Tuesday, July 2nd at 11 am and will re-open on Thursday, July 4th before 1am.
Arapaho Road Bridge will close at 2:00 pm on July 3rd and will open after the fireworks show (approximately 10:30 pm).
Addison Airport Tunnel will be one way (westbound) from approximately 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm. The Town of Addison will pay the tunnel fee for cars during the closed period.
Festival Way from Addison Road to Quorum Drive will close on Monday, July 1st at 9am and will re-open on Saturday, July 6th by 5pm.
Lindbergh Drive will close approximately 6 pm on July 3rd and will open after the fireworks show (approximately 10:30 pm).
Please note: The popularity of the Kaboom Town Fireworks show may cause some traffic delays, specifically following the fireworks show. Spectators are encouraged to remain at their favorite restaurant or stay for the after party featuring Emerald City to avoid these delays. Those who choose to leave immediately after the fireworks show are encouraged to travel as directed for a few miles beyond Addison’s borders in order to travel in their desired location.
Admission and Hours:
- Kaboom Town entry gate will be located in the Plaza area of Addison Circle Park (SW corner of Addison Cr and Quorum Drive)
- Exit gate will be located on Festival Way at Quorum Drive
- Festival patrons are encouraged to leave purses, backpacks and bags at home to avoid possible delayed entry due new screening requirements
- Event hours are July 3, 5pm-midnight. Gates open at noon.
- Limited capacity. Additional patrons will not be admitted once maximum capacity is reached.
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