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Austin skyline fourth of july fireworks
Witness the largest fireworks display in Austin accompanied by symphonic patriotic classics at Auditorium Shores for free.  H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks/Facebook
Carpenters Hall Austin
Be transported to the island shores of Hawaii at the Carpenter Hotel's Fourth of July Luau.  Photo courtesy of Carpenter Hotel
SXSW Supermensch Shep Gordon After Party Willie Nelson
Legendary musician Willie Nelson brings back his iconic picnic and concert for another year of all-day entertainment at the Circuit of the Americas.  Photo by Shelley Neuman