Independence Day Celebration
Monday, July 4th, 2016
The City of Duncanville invites you to bring your family and friends to its annual Independence Day Celebration!
The day will begin with a parade sponsored by the Duncanville Lions Club, and will close with an evening of food, fun, and fireworks in Armstrong Park, where you’ll enjoy LIVE music, delicious food from local vendors, bounce houses for the kids, and the return of Duncanville’s traditional Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza!
Admission is FREE and open to the public, though wristbands will be required for entry into the evening activities.
|The theme of this year’s Lions Club parade is “Red, White, and We Serve.”|
|WHEN||Monday, July 4th, 2016 (DELAYED 1 hour – was 9:00 am)
From 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
|WHERE||The parade route will begin on Wheatland Rd at Freeman St, heading west, turn north on Main St, and end on Main St at Freeman St.|
|ROAD CLOSURES||Various closures will affect the Wheatland Rd & Main St area beginning at 7AM.|
|PARADE ENTRIES||To participate in the parade, please register with Duncanville Lions Club at Duncanville Lions Club, Parade Entry, PO Box 381055, Duncanville, TX 75138, or in person at one of the following locations:
|CONTACT||For further information regarding the parade, call Lions Parade Chairpersons Don McBurnett (214-918-9981) or Kasey Cheshier (972-298-1147).|
|WHEN||Monday, July 4th, 2016
Gates open @ 6:00 PM
Fireworks show @ approximately 9:30 PM
|WHERE||Armstrong Park (100 James Collins Blvd)|
Wristbands will be required for entrance to the evening festivities.
Starting June 15th, wristbands will be available upon request at:
The Duncanville Recreation Center (201 James Collins Blvd).
While supplies last. Limit 10 wristbands per person; must be 18 or older to pick up. If quantities remain, wristbands will also be available at the event.
|ACCESSIBILITY||ADA-accessible parking will be located in the parking lot west of City Hall (203 E Wheatland Rd).|
|PARK CLOSURE||Armstrong Park will be closed to the public in advance of the event, starting at 11:30 PM on July 3rd. Normal park hours will resume following the event.|
|SHUTTLE SERVICE||Due to various street closures and limited parking, the City of Duncanville will offer a free shuttle service to and from designated remote parking locations before, during, and after the evening festivities. Two shuttle routes will be available:
|SPONSORS/ VENDORS||Sponsors and vendors are invited to register with the Department of Parks & Recreation at 201 James Collins Blvd, or by calling 972-780-5070.|
|MEDIA||All media welcome at the park entrance near City Hall (203 E Wheatland Rd). For further details regarding media coverage, please contact Dennis Quinn at 972-780-5053.|
|CONTACT||For any questions regarding the Independence Day Celebration, please contact the Department of Parks & Recreation at 972-780-5070.|