4th of July Parade


A significant day in the history of United States is July 4th. 4th July marks the 'Declaration of Independence' of theUnited States from the Kingdom of Great Britain. This day is commonly associated with parades, firework shows, picnics,

carnivals, ceremonies, speeches, events for celebrating the history and traditions of the nation. The other common term of 4th July is Independence Day of the United States. The 4th July parades are usually held in the mornings. Several associations and organizations organize the Independence day parade.


The parade of 4th July is actually an annual event consisting of more than a hundred entries. The parade of July 4th entries usually comprise of military color guards, clowns, dignitaries, marching bands to striking automobiles. The 4th July parade is organized with the sole purpose of promoting the Independence Day of United States.


The Independence Day parade of United States features marching military and special units, bands, floats and VIPs. The 4th July parade is a symbol of patriotic celebration of America's birthday.

The parade marks the beginning of the July 4th celebrations. This major event draws the attention of large number of people.

4th of July Parade
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Basic tips for attending July 4th parade

As it is a grand event, big crowd and large public gatherings are expected. So, here are some of the tips that you must be aware of before you attend the parade of 4th July -

  • Try to reach the venue early in order to find a good viewing spot.

  • Dress in accordance with the weather. You must dress appropriately to deal with the hot and humid weather.

  • Try and carry your own food and water for the long eventful day.

4th of July Parade ceremoney
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4th July parade Themes

Different organizations arrange the July 4th parade on the basis of several themes. Here are some of the past and present themes of July 4th parade organized by one of the non-political organizations in Texas

Parade Themes in Different Year
Year Theme
2016 Music & Dance Through the Years
2015 The American Revolution
2014 Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner
2013 Emblems of the Land I Love
2012 The Many Faces of America’s Freedom
2011 Let’s Roll… America
2010 America: Yesterday; Today; and Forever
2009 Commemorating Our National Monuments and Memorials
2008 Celebrating Our Bill of Rights
2007 We the People
2006 America, The Dream Lives On!
2005 It's Still a Grand Old Flag!
2004 Of Thee I Sing
2003 Proud to be an American
2002 Proud to be an American
2001 United We Stand - Proudly We Serve
2000 America's – Past Present and Future
US Flag on 4th of July Parade
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