With the Fourth of July just around the corner, many Texans want to celebrate this special occasion to show their patriotism, especially with the proximity of Fort Hood military post. Here are three great Fourth of July events in central Texas that you can attend:
1A. Belton’s Fourth of July Parade
The town of Belton is known throughout Texas for its extravagant Fourth of July parade. With a long history dating back to the mid-1800s, the parade has been an annual celebration ever since 1919. The event features floats, bands, decorated bicycles, classic cars, and rodeo riders. This event will take place in Downtown Belton from 10 AM to noon on Saturday, July 4, 2020.
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
1B. Festival on Nolan Creek (Belton)
Belton is also offering a festival at Yettie Polk Park to add to the Independence Day celebrations. The festival will be available during and after the parade from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. The festival will feature something for the whole family. Features include: Kid’s activities, boutique shopping, novelties, collectibles, live music, and a ton of food.
Location: Yettie Polk Park @ 101 S Davis St, Belton, TX 76513
2. H-E-B All American 4th of July Family Fun Fest (Temple)
The H-E-B All American 4th of July Family Fun Fest has long been a summertime tradition for citizens of Temple and other surrounding communities. The event, scheduled to take place at Crossroads Park and free of charge, will include great family fun, delicious food vendors, and more. The opening ceremonies will most likely commence at 6:30pm, and the H-E-B’s Fireworks Show to wrap everything up at 9:30pm. Please note that listed times are tentative. Enjoy a night of music, fireworks, and relaxation!
Location: The ALL NEW Crossroads Park! (located in west Temple off of Prairie View Rd – just off of Hilliard Rd between Adams Ave & Airport Rd.)
3. Fourth on the Brazos in Waco
The annual Fourth on the Brazos is scheduled for Saturday, July 4! The 2020 event will take place at Touchdown Alley next to Baylor’s McLane Stadium, located at 1001 S. MLK Blvd., Waco. Gates open at 5pm and fireworks scheduled to start at 9:15 pm. Admission is free.
Location: 1001 S. M.L.K. Jr. Blvd., Waco, TX 76704