Neighborhood Network News: June 30, 2021
By Office of Communication
Posted on June 30, 2021, June 30, 2021

Let’s get ready to paint the town red, white and blue! Whether you are looking forward to a spectacular fireworks show or prefer marching bands and festive floats, our latest Neighborhood Network News highlights a few ways you can celebrate Independence Day safely in The American Dream City. It's a to-do list you won't mind tackling.

✅Enjoy the City's Free Fireworks Show This Saturday

Arlington’s free firework show is set to begin at 9:30 p.m. in the skies over Globe Life Field and surrounding Entertainment District venues. Select Globe Life Field, AT&T Stadium and Esports Stadium Arlington & Expo Center parking lots will be open to the public starting at 8 p.m. so that families can set up chairs around their vehicles or tailgate to enjoy the fireworks display, thanks to the City’s partnership with Texas Health Resources. Tune in to 95.9 The Ranch from your vehicle or The Ranch mobile streaming app to enjoy patriotic music that accompanies the display. Visit for public parking lot information and other details.

✅Learn How to Report Illegal Fireworks Activity in Your Neighborhood

This year, the City of Arlington has launched a new webpage,, so that residents can provide information about fireworks activity to the Arlington Fire Department’s 9-1-1 Dispatch Center while keeping phone lines open for emergencies. This can be accessed through the red banner at the top of any City of Arlington webpage and also through the City’s free Ask Arlington app.

✅Celebrate Independence Day at the Downtown Parade

Head to Downtown on Monday, July 5 for the annual Independewww.nce Day Parade, which begins at 9 a.m. Spectators are invited to line the streets in the heart of Downtown to enjoy dozens of floats, marching bands and other patriotic entries in the long-time parade, organized by the Arlington 4th of July Association. This year’s grand marshals are the healthcare workers who kept our community safe during COVID-19.

Visit for more details.

✅Make a Splash with Arlington Parks & Recreation

Arlington Parks and Recreation and Arlington Aquatics are here to help you beat the heat this July with a variety of Naturally Fun events where you can chill out and cool off! Mark your calendar for these poolside and water-themed programs and don't miss East Library and Recreation Center's 2nd Rec N' Roll in the park.

Click here to see all activities lined up for July.

✅Learn About New Streets Coming to East Arlington at Thursday's Virtual Construction Meeting

The Public Works and Transportation Department is pleased to announce that construction on five residential streets in East Arlington is scheduled to begin this summer. Starting next month, contractors will begin rebuilding sections of Brookshire Street, Catalo Lane, Hensley Street, Randolph Street and Stonegate Street. You can learn more about these bond-funded projects at a virtual public construction briefing meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 1.

Detailed information on how to join the meeting either online or via telephone is located on the “Public Meeting” tab of the project web page,

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