Fourth of July Patriotic Parade & Program
Jul 04, 2018
Fun for the entire family!
Everyone is welcome to walk or ride!
Participants must have a patriotic theme.
APPLICATION REQUIRED FOR ENTRY (PDF)
**$75 Entry Fee for those campaigning for election or re-election**
Event sponsored by the Sophienburg Museum in coordination with the City of New Braunfels and the Parks and Recreation Department.
Parade entries line up in the church parking lot of St. Peter & Paul Church (at Bridge & Castell streets). To enter the Parade, stop by the Sophienburg Museum for an application or find it here. For questions please call 830-629-1572F.
The Comal Community Band begins performing at the historic Bandstand on the Plaza.
Parade Route: Begins in the St. Peter & Paul Church parking lot, goes down Castell St., turns left on San Antonio St., continues around the Plaza ¾ of the way, turns right on Seguin (between the Courthouse & New Braunfels Coffee). Parade disbands after the Courthouse at Seguin & Mill Streets. Parade vehicles and trailers are to turn left on West Zink St. to reach the St. Peter & Paul parking lot. Entrants will want to quickly return to the Plaza for the program.
Patriotic Program at the Bandstand begins as soon as the parade is over. The program traditionally lasts about an hour and has included the presentation of the Colors, a welcome, an invocation, special music, remarks by New Braunfels city officials, a benediction, retiring of the Colors and playing of the bells.
New Braunfels, TX 78130