Jul 04

Empowering Your Family This Independence Day: Family Things To Do

American flag wavingYEP, it’s the 4th of July!  Happy Independence Day to all you EMPOWERING people!!

But don’t have your day all planned out?  Don’t panic, don’t stress –  We’ve got all the information you need to know to make your 4th of July — well, a BLAST!

We’ve put together a list of family activities, happenings, events and things to do for your family, places to go, things to see, discount rates for your family (so you can have some Independence from spending too much!).

Empowering yourself this holiday and have fun.  Here’s your family guide:

Here’s Your “Weekend Guide: Your Patriotic Guide of Events Happening In McKinney – posted by my great friends at Town Square Buzz and submitted by the McKinney Convention and Visitors Bureau.

The Day Starts with the classic 4th of July Parade around historic downtonw McKinney –

Start The Day With The McKinney Parade

and YEP, THE EMPOWERED MOM and her empowered kiddos have been asked to be in the parade – SO LOOK FOR US WAVING TO YOU FROM A BEAUTIFUL WHITE MASERATI CONVERTIBLE!! (That I’m driving! Whoop! Whoop!  An EMPOWERED MASERATI – though they’re already pretty powerful on thier own! 🙂  We’ll update with pics from our day today as we experience all the fun!  \

And want to see some more ROCKETS RED GLARE and BOMBS BURSTING IN THE AIR this July Fourth:

Here’s another comprehensive list of from Dallas to Fort Worth to everywhere in North Texas for you family!”


Wanna go get your blast on?  Check this out for places to go and do and see all the firework shows — this list from NBCDFW. 

And of course if you’re looking for an all-inclusive and DISCOUNTED event – don’t miss this at FairPark.  My friends there are asking you to visit the Summer Adventures at Fair Park.

And since EVERY FAMILY LOVES A GREAT DEAL – Just in time for the Fourth of July, Summer Adventures is offering half-price tickets.  For just $15, you can enjoy unlimited rides, amazing shows and visit select Fair Park museums! And DISCOUNT ALERT PEEPS: Until July 7th, you can enjoy this deal by using the promo code “July4” when purchasing your tickets online or at the gate.

And they also tell me: 

Fair Park Fourth is also the official Independence Day celebration of Dallas! It will feature a spectacular fireworks show at the Cotton Bowl, a patriotic concert with the Dallas Wind Symphony, kids activities and more. Fireworks will begin at 9:30 p.m. tomorrow. The park will also have extended hours until 10 p.m. on July 4 and 8 p.m. on July 5.

 Summer Adventures is a one-stop amusement park destination with entertainment for the entire family, including more than 20 acres of rides, games, stage shows, water play pools and more.

For more information, please visit www.fairparkfun.com. Or you can also get in touch with my friend Kristin for all the 4-1-1 at :  kristin_kulpinski@richards.com

And of course – let’s not forget baseball – yep!  Baseball AND Fireworks!!! What’s better than that? (Well, besides a hot dog, cold beer, gourmet eats, adult beverages – and America’s Pasttime??

So we’ll be visiting the RoughRiders Stadium once again – if you haven’t taken your family there – you will love it!

Team Toney Takes The RoughRiders Field With The Pros

AND…. after you get ALL that done…  here’s a look at the Fourth of July weekend… and HOW TO SURVIVE INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKEND– with a little humor from Huffington Post.



    Hi EmPowered Mom…saw you in the parade & motioned to you I’d call….well here I am. I am new to Texas (3 months almost 4). I live in Allen & I am all about empowering women. I have great passion especially for single mother’s…I would love to hear more about The Empowered Mom. And would like to see if there are any opportunity’s to be of service.

    I hold a “Ladies Success Seeker’s” group every week…I do Healing Meditation with them….they are loving it.
    I would be happy to come and give you & your staff a FREE session; anytime.

    Let me know if there’s anything I can do…

    Sincerely, in kindest regards,

    1. The Empowered Mom

      Hi Deborah!

      Wasn’t the parade great!? Just one of the many reasons McKinney is such a great town! Welcome to Texas – you’ll love it here! Thanks for reaching out and contacting me. I look forward to hearing more about all you do and any possible collaboration. Please let me know more about the “Ladies Success Seekers” group as well.

      Send me an email to maria@TheEmpoweredMom.com and we will connect directly.



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