The Oak Cliff Jaycees put on big fireworks displays at Kiest Park up until the mid-1980s, but now there is no fireworks show in our neighborhood and no big celebration. While Bastille Day gets major treatment in Oak Cliff nowadays, the Fourth is low key.Lakewood-Parade-1970s

There are a couple of things going on in celebration of American independence.

The Kessler Plaza Neighborhood Association hosts its annual children’s bicycle parade around Moss Park. Festivities begin at 11:30 a.m., with a cookout after the parade.
The Oak Cliff Boomers host their third-annual picnic at Kiest Park from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. See their facebook invitation for more details.

Bar Belmont is open to the public from 3 p.m. – midnight, serving food and beverages, plus a taco stand.The Belmont Hotel pool bar is open to hotel guests only from 4-10 p.m.