Lake Whitney 4th of July Fireworks 2021

Lake Whitney lies around 80 miles south of the Fort Worth/Dallas metroplex. It is a famous recreational destination for people from all over the country and beyond.

It gets over 2 million visitors every year who come to enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities including fishing, camping, boating, hunting, water skiing, sightseeing, and much more. Lake Whitney is also a great place to spend your July 4th Independence Day weekend this year.

There will be plenty of exciting activities during the weekend including the famous Lake Whitney fireworks show.

For Independence Day 2021, you can watch fireworks shows on Lake Whitney at Downtown Whitney and the Lodge on Serenity Cove.

Lake Whitney Independence Day Fireworks at The Lodge on Serenity Cove

The Lodge on Serenity Cove will have 2 shows this weekend, a small fireworks show on Saturday and then a huge fireworks show on Sunday. Celebrate Independence Day at The Lodge on Serenity with live music, kids’ activities, food trucks, and a great spot to view the evening fireworks.

You can watch the fireworks from your car or even bring lawn chairs to enjoy the spectacle together with family and friends. During the day, there will be plenty of activities for children including face painting and bounce houses.

The fireworks start at dusk. Remember to party safely. Masks and physical distancing are highly recommended but not mandatory.

Downtown Whitney Independence Day Fireworks Show

Usually there is a fireworks show off the lake in Whitney, Texas, but we spoke with the folks at City Hall and there will NOT be a fireworks show in Whitney in 2021.

Family Fun at Lake Whitney 4th of July Celebrations

Lake Whitney’s 4th of July celebrations are fun galore for the entire family. The lake also happens to have a wide variety of fun activities all summer.

There are plenty of campsites around the lake with great places to relax and enjoy the evening fireworks spectacle together with family and friends.

The Lake Whitney State Park is also a short drive from three major cities in the region. It has been closed due to high water, but is due to open up before July 4th weekend. You’ll also find all the amenities you need including restaurants, shopping outlets, and museums in towns around the lake.


There are many other exciting activities to keep you entertained and informed during the Independence Day weekend at Lake Whitney.

You can go swimming with your family in the lake’s clear waters, enjoy a galore of water sports, and even ski or go boating with friends. Fishing is also a popular activity in the Lake Whitney waters.

On the shore, you can explore numerous trails or see the abundance of wildlife in the park including rare bird species such as the bald eagle and wild turkeys.

The Lake Whitney fireworks over the lake are a must-see spectacle for anyone in this region. If you are looking for a unique place to celebrate July 4th this year, Lake Whitney is definitely worth considering. 

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Lake Whitney Weather Forecast



Hi: 82

Wednesday Night


Lo: 60



Hi: 85

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 60


Partly Sunny

Hi: 87

Friday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 63


Partly Sunny

Hi: 88

Saturday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 63

Lake Whitney Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 9/25: 531.22 (-1.78)

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Fishing Report from TPWD (Sep. 22)

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 81 degrees; 1.22 feet low. Fishing has been good, and should be shifting to the Fall patterns as the cold fronts roll through. As the temperatures decline, suspended fish should start moving up and feeding. Black bass are good on blue or black Carolina rigged plastic worms, diving crankbaits, bladed spinners and shaky head jigs near brush, timber and rock ledges in 12-22 feet of water. White bass are good along the main lake channel, flats and humps with white and chartreuse swimbaits and slabs. Stripers are good with live bait along the main lake river channel edges, and lower ends of the lake. Crappie are excellent with minnows and jigs in timber, creek channels and brush piles. Catfish are good on chicken liver, punch bait and live bait.

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