For a patriotic hometown American experience, come celebrate freedom at the City of Heath’s Annual Independence Day Parade followed by Popsicles in the Park on Saturday, July 3.
Veterans are invited to Ride in Special Float! Active members of the military are also encouraged to ride or march in the parade. For more information, please contact Assistant City Manager Kim Dobbs at 972-771-6228 or visit www.heathtx.com.
Staging for the parade is at 8 a.m., judging and awards are at 8:30 a.m., and the parade begins promptly at 9 a.m. at Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School at 330 Laurence Drive. A Best Decorated Award is presented in several categories including: Float; Bicycle; Wagon/Stroller; Golf Cart; Off-Road Vehicle; Kiddie Car and Antique Car. There are also awards for Best Costume; Most Patriotic Pet; and the Mayor’s Award.
City of Heath offices will be closed in observance of the holiday on Monday, July 5 and resume normal business hours on Tuesday, July 6.