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Lone Star & Stripes Celebration
At Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie

Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie is throwing America the biggest birthday bash in the Metroplex this Independence Day with live Thoroughbred racing and fun activities for the whole family!

After the races, stay to enjoy the spectacular 20-minute fireworks display, choreographed to music!


July 4th Times & Activities

Bar & Book Opens for Simulcast Racing
 10:30 a.m.
Grandstand Opens for Live Racing 3:00 p.m.
Family Fun Park 3 p.m. - 9 p.m.
First Live Race 5:00 p.m.
Live Music in Courtyard of Champions 5 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Jockey Dunk Tank 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Deadline to Enter Truck Giveaway 7:30 p.m.
Fireworks! Approximately 10 p.m.


2014 Ford F-150 Supercrew Truck Giveaway!

Entry Deadline - 7:30 p.m.
One lucky customer will drive off in a brand new 2014 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Truck on Friday, July 4! Official entry forms including two (2) general admission passes to the Lone Stars & Stripes Fireworks Celebration will be distributed at participating North Texas Ford Dealerships across the Metroplex. Stop by any participating North Texas Ford Dealership to pick up your official entry form and free general admission passes and bring them to Lone Star Park on Friday, July 4 for your opportunity to win the truck!

Click Here for a List of Dealerships

All entries must be received at Lone Star Park before the official entry deadline of 7:30 p.m. on Friday, July 4.

Ten (10) finalists will be given a key to try and unlock the truck's door. The person with the key that unlocks the door will win the truck! Must be 21 years of age or older and present on Friday, July 4 to win.*
*No purchase necessary. Must be 21 years of age or older. Must be present to win.

Click Here for Official Rules



Family Fun Park!

3 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Kids can enjoy the extended Family Fun Park with tons of activities including pony rides, a petting zoo, bounce houses, carnival games and a rock climbing wall!


Dunk a Jockey!

Support the disabled rider fund at the Jockey Dunk Tank located in the Paddock area between the races on Friday, July 4. Receive one ball for just a $1 donation or you can get five balls for just $3. All proceeds support local injured riders.


Live Music

5:00 - 11:30 p.m. • Courtyard of Champions
Enjoy live music between the races on our Courtyard of Champions stage by local favorite, Incognito!