2018 Parade Winners
1st Place: Jarvis Metals & Recycling
2nd place: Walk By Faith Radio
3rd place: Encounter Grace Church
1st place: Filipino-American Association
2nd place: Los Hermanos Familia
3rd place: Roosevelt High School Cheer
THURSDAY, JULY 4, 2019
9 AM - 11 AM
(Get there early!)
This year's Parade theme is "Celebrating Heroes".
Can't make it out? Watch it live on KLBK!
The parade will once again begin at Ave M and Broadway and head East, turn North into Mackenzie Park on Canyon Lakes Drive and disburse at Joyland Amusement Park. Parking available on the streets of downtown, our PlainsCapital Bank Free Parking off Canyon Lakes Drive between Broadway Ave and 19th Street, and at the Fairgrounds Parking Lot ($5) with a free shuttle service provided by FirstCapital Bank. Detailed parking and directions can be found here.
Is your business or organization interested in participating in this year's parade? Click here to get involved.
2019 Entry Fees
Tier 1: January 1 - March 3: $50 Non-Profit Organizations; $150 Commercial
Tier 2: March 24 - May 26: $75 Non-Profit Organizations; $200 Commercial
Tier 3: May 27 - June 15: $125 Non-Profit Organizations; $250 Commercial
Each entry fee allows for either a truck and trailer, or three classic cars. Each additional car will be permitted at a cost of $25 per car.
We encourage you to invest in a quality entry. Parade attendees have voiced their desire to see more floats. Remember, parade floats and entries are excellent promotional/advertising opportunities for your organization and a great opportunity to show appreciation for America and your community.
**For the first time this year, to encourage the construction of more floats, we are awarding cash prizes in both the non-commercial and commercial categories.
** Non-Commercial & Commercial Prizes: 1st Place - $500 and automatic free entry into the 2019 parade 2nd Place - $250 3rd Place - $125
*Entries are judged on adherence to the theme, use of color and patriotic decorating, use of music, and group spirit and participation.