Round Rock’s Fourth of July celebration includes parade, fireworks

The City of Round Rock knows how to celebrate Independence Day! Free, patriotic festivities will take place through the day on Tuesday, July 4 including a parade and festival with carnival, music and fireworks. 

Sertoma Independence Day Parade

📍 Where: Mays Street in Downtown Round Rock

🕣 When: Starts at 8:30 a.m.

The 2023 Annual Sertoma Independence Day Parade will once again feature giant helium and cold air inflatables, community groups and patriotic spirit. This parade will take place on the 1.5 mile route along Mays Street between Mays Crossing and Highway 79 in Downtown Round Rock. The parade will start at 8:30 a.m. to beat the heat so arrive early to find the best seats!

Parade Parking

In addition to on-street parking, parking will be available in the following locations:

Frontier Days

📍 Where: Old Settlers Park, 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd.

🕛 When: Opens at noon

The celebration will continue at Old Settlers Park with patriotic fun and festivities including carnival rides, entertainment, live music, Swifty Swine Racing Pigs, Pepper Eating Contest, Sam Bass Shootout, vendors and more! The fireworks show will begin at dark.

Frontier Days Parking

Schedule of Events

8:30 a.m.Sertoma Independence Day Parade in Downtown Round Rock
NoonFrontier Days opens at Old Settlers Park
12:30 p.m.Sam Bass Shootout reenactment
12:30 p.m.Live music by Timeless
1:45 p.m.Swifty Swine pig races
2:00 p.m.Live music by Timeless
2:30 p.m.Sam Bass Shootout reenactment
2:45 p.m.Swifty Swine pig races
3:00 p.m.Pepper eating contest
3:45 p.m.Swifty Swine pig races
4:00 p.m.Round Rock Ballet Folklorico performance
4:00-7:00 p.m.Parks and Recreation Kids Zone
4:45 p.m.Swifty Swine pig races
5:00 p.m. Sam Bass Shootout reenactment
5:45 p.m.Swifty Swine pig races
6:45 p.m.Swifty Swine pig races
7:00 p.m.Sam Bass Shootout reenactment
7:00 p.m.Free ice cream served by Round Rock City Councilmembers
7:00 p.m.Live music from Michael B. Whit
8:00 p.m.Mayor’s Address & Pledge of Allegiance
8:30 p.m.Live music from the Austin Symphonic Band
DuskFireworks begin
10:00 p.m.Live music from Michael B. Whit
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