5 Tips for the Round Rock 4th of July Parade

The 2019 Sertoma July 4th Parade is getting bigger and better than ever and will feature giant helium inflatables, marching bands and proceeds on a 1.5 mile route on Mays Street, between Mays Crossing and Highway 79. The Parade will start at 9am this year to beat the heat!

The Round Rock Sertoma July 4thparade has become a signature event in Round Rock. With 20,000 spectators made up of residents and visitors from Austin, Georgetown and beyond; the event boasts of hometown goodness.

Awards will be presented in the following categories: Mayor’s Award, Community Spirit Award, Best High School Award, Best Float Awards (1st – 3rd), Stars & Stripes Award, Hot Rod Award, Yankee Doodle Dandy Award, Patriotic Performance Award, Firecracker Award & Sparkler Award. Please download the download the 2019 Rules & Regulations for more detailed information about the award categories.

Register online for the Sertoma July 4th Parade HERE. 

Sertoma July 4th Parade download information:
Download the 2019 Rules & Regulations Download the 2019 Sponsorship Opportunities

This is a wonderful hometown parade filled with floats, bands, and cool vehicles.  We have been the last few years and loved it.  If you are thinking of heading down, you should!  It’s a wonderful, patriotic way to celebrate Independence Day.

And this year, the parade will take on a whole new route – the 1.5 mile route will be on Mays Street, between Mays Crossing and Highway 79.

5 Tips for the Round Rock 4th of July Parade:

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1. Know the parade route: Take a look at the map of the parade route that goes down Mays Street in Downtown Round Rock. Pick a place to park and sit beforehand.

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2. Come early to get a seat: Make sure you arrive EARLY if you want a good seat. And bring your own chairs to sit in.

3. Be respectful of neighbor’s & businesses lawns: This year, the parade route is going a different route that many not be through a neighborhood, but regardless, please be considerate of those who own businesses along the route. Don’t leave trash behind.

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4. Bring a bag for goodies: Many floats and groups pass out candy & goodies to the crowd.  Make sure to bring a bag to collect those items in.

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5. Stand often, wave a lot, and have a good time: Stand for the nation’s flag, military groups and the national anthem. Wave at all the kids in the parade, and enjoy yourself, no matter what the heat or crowds look like.

Bonus Tip:  Bring LOTS of water. Even in the shade, it can be hot. 

After the parade, head to the festivities happening in Old Settlers Park – Here are 10 Things to Do at the July Fourth Frontier Days.


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One thought on “5 Tips for the Round Rock 4th of July Parade

  • June 13, 2015 at 8:34 pm

    Date listed in the first sentence is Friday July 4, 2014.
    Is the parade on Friday July 3rd or Saturday July 4th?


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