10 Things to Do at Round Rock’s Frontier Days

Round Rock goes ALL OUT for the Fourth of July. In addition to a great, Hometown 4th of July Parade, the city of Round Rock hosts a big festival in Old Settlers Park called the Frontier Days Festival. It’s a ton of fun but it’s HOT, so we’ve included a few tips!

July 4th Frontier Days Celebration

Go straight to the complete schedule here.

1. Swifty Swine Pig Races (1:45 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 6:45 p.m.): The Swifty Swine Pig Races are so fun! We have seen them out at the Austin Rodeo and love to watch them.  With 6 different shows, you should find a time to cheer on these pigs!

2. Carnival Rides: Get a thrill or two on the carnival rides this year – makes it more like a hometown festival, doesn’t it?

3. Eat lunch or dinner – there are always a lot of unique vendors with food like roasted corn, BBQ, root beer and more! So much delicious food!

4. FREE Parks & Recreation KIDS ZONE (4pm-7pm): World of Disney Combo, Rainbow Slip-n-Slide, 22′ Blue Crush Water Slide, The Redneck Games, Jr. Survivor Obstacle Course, Tropical Fiesta Wet/Dry Combo.

5. Pepper Eating Contest (3pm): This is fun to watch! If you’re up for participating, you can register here.

6.  Watch some great performances!

  • Live Music by Timeless (12:30pm and 2pm)
  • Ballet Folklorico performance (4pm)
  • Live Music by Elevation Band (7pm)
  • Austin Symphonic Band (8:30pm)

7. Mayor’s Welcome (6:55pm) / Mayor’s Address & Pledge of Allegiance (8:00pm): Hear from Round Rock Mayor Craig Morgan and participate in the Pledge – what is more patriotic than that on the 4th of July?

8.  FREE ice cream (7:00pm): Served by your Round Rock City Council Members.

9.  The Fireworks Show starts at 9:30pm

10. Live music concert right after the fireworks with Elevation Band at 10pm. Get ready to dance!

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