Sertoma July 4th Parade 2019

Parade features giant helium inflatables, marching bands and proceed on 1.5 mile route

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

The Round Rock Sertoma July 4th parade 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 2019 Rules and Regulations for more detailed information about the award categories. 



Entry Fees and Deadlines:

$50 Business (For-profit businesses)
$25 All other entries ( Non-profit, civic groups, clubs, individuals)


Wednesday, June 14, 2019 
A $50 late fee will be applied after June 14 if space allows.

All applications will be reviewed by and are subject to the approval of event organizers. No entry will be accepted for consideration until the application process is completed. Entries in The Round Rock Sertoma July 4th Parade are expected to reflect the spirit of Independence Day and must be suitable for a family entertainment event.

The parade will not be used as a platform for special interests. All instructions and directions from Parade Officials must be obeyed. No alcoholic beverages of any type will be allowed. Entry fees are non-refundable.

Decorations and Attire:

All parade entries, tow vehicles, and support vehicles must be decorated in red, white and blue, in keeping with the patriotic spirit of the Parade. Any entry, tow vehicle or support vehicle not decorated may be pulled from the parade lineup. Walking Units should dress in coordinating attire or costumes to reflect their organization/business. 

Please call the Parks and Recreation Main Office if you have any questions at 512-218-5540.



Parade Schedule:

Thursday, July 4, 2019
4:00 a.m. Streets around the route and staging areas are closed. Crowd control barriers are set up by a contractor.
6:00 a.m. Parade staging begins
9:00 a.m. Parade begins
11:00 a.m. Parade ends (approximate time)
11:00 p.m. Street sweeper begins cleanup


Parade Route, Parking and Street Closures: 

Parade Route:
Mays Street, between Mays Crossing and U.S. 79.

Please call the Parks and Recreation Main Office if you have any questions at 512-218-5540.

Parade Public Parking and Street Closure Information:
From East of Mays Street / North of U.S. 79:
Mays Street closed at U.S. 79. Enter downtown from Georgetown Street.

From East of Mays Street / South of Gattis School Road:
Mays Street closed at Mays Crossing. Enter Downtown from Burnet Street.

Public Parking Available at the Following Locations:
City Hall Parking Garage (S. Lampasas / E. Bagdad)
Public lot at E. Liberty / N. Lampassas
Round Rock Public Library (E. Liberty / N. Sheppard St.)
The public lot at N. Sheppard St. / E. Liberty

From West of Mays Street:
Mays Street closed between Mays Crossing and U.S. 79.  Enter downtown from Round Rock Avenue or McNeil Rd. Sunset Dr. and Mays Crossing Dr. will be open ONLY for parade participants.

Public Parking Available at the Following Locations:
City Transit Center (W. Bagdad Ave.)
Centennial Plaza (S. Brown St. / McNeil Rd.)
Allen R. Baca Senior Center (W. Bagdad Ave.)
On-street parking along most streets




Parade Sponsorship:

We have sponsorship opportunities for businesses big and small that provide the opportunity to reach 20,000 spectators in just 2 hours! Sponsorships range from $250 to $1,000 to be one of our NEW Blue Level balloon sponsors. For more information download the Sponsorship Packet below.

For more information about sponsorships contact:
Roger Heaney
Marketing/Communications/Media Relations, Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department





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