DUNCANVILLE, TX – The City of Duncanville invites you to bring your family and friends to its annual Independence Day Celebration on Monday, July 4th. The day will begin with a parade sponsored by the Duncanville Lions Club, and will close with a host of evening festivities in Armstrong Park. Attendees will be able to 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 festivities.
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. 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:
* Chamber of Commerce, 300 E. Wheatland Road
* Red Bird Bowling Lanes, 1114 S Main
* Ben Franklin Apothecary, 302 N. Main
Various closures will affect the Wheatland & Main St area beginning at 7AM. For any questions regarding the parade, call Lions Parade Chairpersons Don McBurnett (214-918-9981) & Kasey Cheshier (682-556-0240).
FOOD, FUN & FIREWORKS
The family activities, concert and fireworks show are all free to the public. Here are the rules for the event:
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.
Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
All bags and coolers will be subject to search upon entry.
The following items will not be permitted inside the park: alcohol, glass containers, tents, canopies, umbrellas (other than hand held), all animals other than service animals, and fireworks.
ADA-accessible parking will be located in the parking lot west of City Hall (203 E Wheatland Rd, Duncanville, TX 75116).
Sponsors and vendors are invited to register with the Department of Parks & Recreation at 201 James Collins Blvd., Duncanville, TX 75116 or by calling 972-780-5070.
Armstrong Park will be closed to the public in advance of the event, starting at 11:30PM on July 3rd. Normal park hours will resume following the event.
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. Remote parking will be available at Costco and at Duncanville High School. Shuttles will run from 5:00PM until the end of the event.
Two shuttle routes will be available. A North route will pick up attendees from the Duncanville High School parking lot (900 W Camp Wisdom Rd, Duncanville, TX 75116) and drop them off at Efurd Properties (202 S Santa Fe Trail, Duncanville, TX 75116). A South route will pick up attendees from the Costco parking lot (250 W Hwy 67, Duncanville, TX 75137) and will drop them off at the former Duncanville ISD Administration building (802 S Main St, Duncanville, TX 75137).
Guests must take the same shuttle route to return to their vehicle at the end of the evening that they took to get to the event.
For any questions regarding the Independence Day festivities, please contact the Department of Parks & Recreation at (972) 780-5070, or visit us at www.duncanville.com.