Theme: Lakewood's Time Machine
Date: Wednesday, July 4th
Start Time: 10:00 am
Dallas
Parade
Regulations
Special Event Permit Conditions & Restrictionsclick for Info
Starting Point: Lakewood Blvd and
Cambria click for map
Starting Information: See Start Info click for Info
DownLoad Start Info click for PDF

Parade Entrants should gather at the starting point at 9:15.
No need to register your bike or float, just pick up a Numbered Plate at the Start
Refreshments, Music and Awards after the Parade

Please DO NOT use squirt guns either from within the Parade or from the curb.
Please Do NOT Throw Candy. A child mat get hurt.

sorry, positively NO COMMERCIAL or POLITICAL entries allowed (its for the kids)

First, Second and Third Place Medals will be awarded for:

  • Best Theme Costume
    (under age 12)

  • Best Theme Float
    (All Ages)

  • Best Costume
    (under age 12)

  • Best Theme Costume
    (age 12 and over)

  • Most Patriotic Float
    (All Ages)

  • Best Costume
    (age 12 and over)

  • Most Original Float
    (All Ages)

  • Most Creative Float
    (All Ages)

  • Best Musical Entry
    (All Ages)

  • Best Two Wheeler
    (All Ages)

  • Best Motorized Vehicle
    (All Ages)

  • Best Auto Entry
    (All Ages)

  • Judges's Choice
    (All Ages, 1 medal)

  • Uncle Sam Award
    (All Ages, 1 medal)

  • Stars & Stripes
    (All Ages, 1 medal)

From the archives, a wonderful view of early Parade History 1968

The Neikirk's, Locklear's, Harrington's and Watson's

Rob Neikirk, 1968 4th of July Parade

The Neikirk's, Locklear's, Harrington's and Watson's

Click Here for a MAP of the Parade Route with directions

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Also read the The Bill of Rights

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