|Years active||1985 (30 years ago)|
Kaboom Town is a nationally recognized fireworks show in Addison, Texas that takes place at Addison Circle Park every July 3 to celebrate the Independence of the United States. With over 400,000 visitors and 1,500 pounds of fireworks, it is the largest fireworks display in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. The celebration features an air show, sponsored by the city's Cavanaugh Flight Museum and Addison Airport, which includes historic warplanes completing flyovers over the park.
Since Kaboom Town's 1985 inception, the 30-minute pyrotechnics portion of the event has been organized and synchronized by Royce Trout of Atlas Enterprises, Inc. It is recognized by the American Pyrotechnics Association as one of the top ten "must see" Fourth of July events in the nation.
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