July 4 fireworks show will go on as planned

Downtown parade features new route, giant inflatables

Update: The City will hold its annual fireworks show at Old Settlers Park as scheduled, as inclement weather has passed through the area.

Family-friendly activities are scheduled throughout July 4 to celebrate Independence Day in Round Rock.

Events kick off with the Round Rock Sertoma July 4th Parade at 10 a.m. in historic downtown, featuring a new 1.5-mile route along Mays Street. This year’s parade, which will start at Mays Crossing and conclude at Sunset Drive, will feature giant helium inflatables and marching bands.

Independence Day festivities will continue as the Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department hosts Frontier Days, which will begin at noon at Old Settler’s Park3300 Palm Valley Blvd.

The afternoon-long event features a pepper eating contest, Sam Bass shootout, full-scale carnival rides, Swifty Swine pig races, live music from the Austin Symphonic Band, and a fireworks show starting at dark. A special Movie in the Park will feature Star Wars: the Last Jedi. For a full schedule of events, visit roundrocktexas.gov/july4.

Parade Street Closures

From East of Mays St / North of U.S. 79:
Mays Street closed at U.S. 79. Enter downtown from Georgetown  St.

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

From West of Mays St.:
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 during parade available at following locations:
– City Hall Parking Garage (S. Lampasas / E. Bagdad)
– Public lot at E. Liberty / N. Lampasas
– Round Rock Public Library (E. Liberty / N. Sheppard St.)
– Public lot at N. Sheppard St. / E. Liberty
– 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 from West of Mays Street

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