The city of McAllen is accepting entries for this year’s Independence Day parade. The deadline is Friday.
All entries invited to participate in the parade are:
>> Civic and youth groups;
>> Nonprofit organizations;
>> Groups on horseback;
>> Biker groups;
>> Walking groups;
>> Veterans and veterans’ groups
The annual Independence Day Celebration will take place Thursday, July 4, with an early morning patriotic program followed by a parade on Main Street. A family-friendly festival will be held at Archer Park. There will be music, food, games and artisans at the Freedom Festival.
All entries for the parade should feature a patriotic theme. Entry forms for the parade and pageant are available by request by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or at the McAllen Parks & Recreation Office, 1000 S. Ware Rd.