Get ready for one amazing night
On July third, Addison is the place to be for one of the most spectacular fireworks shows in the United States. Addison Kaboom Town! lights up the night sky with world-famous fireworks choreographed to music, flyovers by historic aircraft, carnival rides, midway games and more.
Ranked as one of the top 10 fireworks displays in the country by numerous national publications, Addison Kaboom Town! is the one can’t-miss event of the summer.
Addison Circle Park is your destination for all the pyrotechnic action, with many surrounding hotels offering special accommodation packages that include free swag and guaranteed admission to the event.
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Addison is eventful, all year round
Addison Kaboom Town! is just one of the many amazing events to experience in Addison. You can enjoy free concerts and entertainment in Addison Circle Park the third Saturday of the month at Addison After Dark, with nightly themes including Retro Night Out and Luau on the Lawn. Or, you can catch live bands in Vitruvian Park on Thursdays during June and July at Vitruvian Nights Live.
If you like your summer nights with a little Latin flair, the Vitruvian Salsa Festival welcomes you with live music and dancing every Saturday night in August.
In September, Addison hosts one of the biggest and most authentic Oktoberfest celebrations around. Addison Oktoberfest features four days of entertainment as well as spectacular German cuisine, special seasonal bier and highly entertaining (and competitive) dachshund racing.
As the winter nights get longer and chillier, Addison takes on a holiday glow. From November through January, millions of holiday bulbs turn on for Vitruvian Lights in Vitruvian Park. Every Saturday night in December, those lights are accompanied by festive holiday music and entertainment.
For 30 years, Taste Addison has beckoned creative chefs and the foodies who love them for four days of culinary artistry. At this unofficial kick-off to summer, you’ll enjoy special sampling events, performances by national touring bands and family-friendly creative activities all weekend.
Discover the center of it all
Located in the heart of the DFW Metroplex, Addison puts you at the center of fine dining, upscale shopping, events, live theatre, music and more.
It’s a short walk to many of Addison’s 180+ restaurants, and all are within a 5-minute drive from any place in town. You’ll find a vibrant retail, dining and entertainment district at Village on the Parkway, while Galleria Dallas offers more than 200 stores and a year-round ice rink.
In Addison, you find a variety of entertainment options, from globally inspired live music to innovative performances at WaterTower Theatre and incredible installations at the Cavanaugh Flight Museum.