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City of Duncanville to host Independence Day Celebration – July 4, 2017

The City of Duncanville invites you to its annual Independence Day Celebration on Tuesday, July 4th. The day will begin with a parade themed “Liberty & 100 Years of Lionism” sponsored by the Duncanville Lions Club from 9AM – 10AM and will close with a host of evening festivities in Armstrong Park. The parade route will begin at Reed Middle School, 530 Freeman Street, turn right on Wheatland Road, right on Main Street, followed by a right on Freeman Street to return to Reed Middle School.

Attendees will be able to enjoy LIVE music, delicious food from local vendors, bounce houses for the kids and fireworks from 6PM – 10PM at Armstrong Park, 100 James Collins Blvd., Duncanville, TX 75116. Admission is FREE and open to the public. Wristbands will be required for entrance to the evening festivities. They are currently available upon request at the Duncanville Recreation Center (201 James Collins Blvd), while supplies last. Limit 5 wristbands per person; must be 18 or older to pick up. If quantities remain, wristbands will be available at the event. Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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) and Ben Franklin Apothecary (302 N Main). For any questions regarding the parade, call Lions Parade Chairpersons Don McBurnett (214) 918-9981 & Kasey Cheshier (972)298-1147.

Special Event Information

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 3. Normal park hours will resume following the event.

SHUTTLE SERVICE

Event Type:  Shuttle Service Price: Free to the public Description: 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 Duncanville High School.

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 off at Efurd Properties (202 S Santa Fe Trail, Duncanville, TX 75116). A South route will pick up from the Costco parking lot (250 W Hwy 67, Duncanville, TX 75137) and drop 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.

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