July 4th Parade 2013

Annual Independence Day and Popsicles in the Park is July 4

See Parade Route and Staging Maps

Celebrate freedom at the Annual City of Heath Independence Day Parade and enjoy free Popsicles in the Park on Thursday, July 4!

Staging for the parade (see map below) is at 8 a.m., judging and awards are at 8:30 a.m., and the parade begins promptly at 9 a.m. at Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School at 330 Laurence Drive.

Best Decorated Parade Awards presented to:

  • Float
  • Bicycle
  • Wagon/Stroller
  • Golf Cart
  • Off-Road Vehicle
  • Classic Car
  • Kiddie Car

Awards also presented for:

  • Best Costume
  • Most Patriotic Pet
  • Mayor’s Award

July 4th Staging

Plan Ahead for Brief Road Closures:

The intersection of Laurence Drive and FM 740/FM 1140 will be closed during the parade from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. To avoid inconvenience or delays, an alternate route or time frame for driving through the area should be planned.

July 4th Route

Questions: call 972-771-6228.

For everyone’s safety: throwing candy or trinkets along the parade route is not allowed. City of Heath offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4 and resume normal business hours on Friday, July 5. Please celebrate safely: The use of fireworks is strictly prohibited in the City of Heath.