July 1, 2016 | In In the Press
Kids with faces painted red, white and blue. Crowds of people waiving American flags. Sunshine and blue skies shining down on a Main Street overflowing with hometown pride. This is Independence Day in Downtown Round Rock – a special event that will make your heart swell, fill your camera with more memories than you can count and prickle that hair on the back of your neck just enough to remind you of the small-town spirit that this growing place we call home was built on.
After a year out at Old Settlers Park, we’re excited to welcome the Sertoma July Fourth Parade back to its rightful home here in our quaint, but vibrant downtown, and we can’t wait to see you and your family out celebrating with us!
This ain’t just your typical run-of-the-mill parade though. This is a full-on, tip your cap, tighten up them overalls morning filled to the brim with nostalgic Americana fun for the whole family. So, strap the kids in the car, grab a few little flags and get down here to scout out the perfect parade-watchin’ spot before someone else beats you to it!
WHEN: 10 a.m., Monday, July 4th
WHERE: Main Street in Downtown Round Rock (Parade route map)
WHAT TO EXPECT: Last year we had over 2,000 people in the parade with over 20,000 people watching the parade
POST-PARADE ACTIVITY ZONE:
WHEN: 11 a.m., Monday, July 4th
WHERE: Prete Main Street Plaza
WHAT TO EXPECT: Caricature artist, face painters, balloon twisters and more
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