City of Friendswood, Texas

July 4th Celebration

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123rd Annual July 4th Celebration

The parade will begin at 10:00AM on Friendswood Dr (FM 518) at Heritage Dr. and end at Stevenson Park.

To participate in the parade, please fill out the parade application below. There in no cost to participate in the parade.

Parade Application

Each entry will be allowed to participate in one category.
1. FLOAT General
2. DECORATED VEHICLE (Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles, etc.)
3. PERFORMANCE GROUP (Marching, Musical, Dancers, etc.)
4. DECORATED MOUNT Horses
5. DECORATED BICYCLE Age 7 and under
6. DECORATED BICYCLE Age 8 through 12
7. DECORATED BICYCLE Age 13 and over

All entries, except Decorated Bicycles, will be eligible for the Special Judges Awards. Trophies will be awarded for first, second, and third places for categories 1 through 4. Participation medals will be awarded for second and third place in categories 5 through 7. Special Judges Awards will be awarded for BEST OVERALL.

The Day Program immediately follows the conclusion of the parade at Stevenson Park, 1100 S. Friendswood Dr. Families can enjoy rides, games food, and musical entertainment until 3:30PM.

The event is free to attend, however the wristbands will allow participants unlimited access to all rides at the event, including:

Small Train Rock Wall
Chair Swing Giant Water Slide
Quad Bungee Jumper Mechanical Bull
Spinning Chairs Inflatable Obstacle Course

An All-Day Wristband Ride Pass may be purchased for $15 in the Parks & Recreation office at City Hall, 910 S. Friendswood Dr., from, June 18th through July 3rd.  This wristband will be good for the day program in Stevenson Park and evening program at Centennial Park to ride the amusement rides. 

Wristbands for amusement rides may also be purchased on the day of the event for $10 each (cash, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover accepted). 
  • Wristband Day Ride Pass - $10
  • Wristband Evening Ride Pass - $10

*Admission into the park is free, wristbands are only required to ride amusement rides.


BOOTH VENDORS

The City of Friendswood and the 4th of July Steering Committee are now accepting booth applications for the 123rd 4th of July Celebration.

The standard outdoor booth space is 10' deep x 10' wide. Opportunities are available for food, crafts, activity, commercial and noncommercial retail vendors.

Booth vendor applicants will be contacted about the approval status of their application once it has been received. An application submission does NOT guarantee approval.

Booth Vendor Application

The Night Program starts at 7:30PM at Centennial Park, 2200 S. Friendswood Dr.


AMUSEMENT RIDES

The rides from the Day Program are moved to Centennial Park for the kids to continue to enjoy throughout the night.

The event is free to attend, however the wristbands will allow participants unlimited access to all rides at the event, including:

Small Train Rock Wall
Chair Swing Giant Water Slide
Quad Bungee Jumper Mechanical Bull
Spinning Chairs Inflatable Obstacle Course

An All-Day Wristband Ride Pass may be purchased for $15 in the Parks & Recreation office at City Hall, 910 S. Friendswood Dr., from, June 18th through July 3rd.  This wristband will be good for the day program in Stevenson Park and evening program at Centennial Park to ride the amusement rides. 

Wristbands for amusement rides may also be purchased on the day of the event for $10 each (cash, Visa, and Mastercard accepted). 
  • Wristband Day Ride Pass - $10

  • Wristband Evening Ride Pass - $10

*Admission into the park is free, wristbands are only required to ride amusement rides.


LIVE BAND

The main entertainment for the evening is a variety band called "Chinatown" playing music from the 80's, 90's, 2000's, and today.


FIREWORKS

The fireworks show begins at approximately 9:20pm