Special to The Messenger
CROCKETT – It’s been said that everybody loves a parade and the city of Crockett is no different. In less than a month, the USA will celebrate its 245th birthday with parades, fireworks and a host of other activities.
The city of Crockett will also join in the festivities with Annual Fourth of July Parade.
According to Cathy Minchew, with the Crockett Down town Beautification Corporation (CDBC), “The CDBC is gearing up for their annual Fourth of July Parade and festivities. The CDBC would like to invite the community to come celebrate Independence Day on Thursday, July 4 at 10 am on the Crockett square.”
MInchew advised that individuals waning to participate in the homemade fruit pie contest need to have their entries checked in by 8:30 am in front of the Moosehead Café, located on the Crockett square at 412 E. Houston Avenue. Please put your name on all entries.
Children wanting to participate in the bike decorating contest need to meet at the Crockett Bank Drive-Thru on East Houston at 9:30 am.
Float participants need to meet at the First Baptist Church on 801 E. Goliad at 9:15 a.m. The theme of the parade this year is “God Bless America”. The parade starts at 10:00 a.m. 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners of the pie, bike decorating and floats contest will be announced on the east side of the courthouse after the parade.
There will also be a concession stand with hotdogs and cold drinks. CDBC looks forward to seeing everyone on the 4th!!!! If you have any questions, please call Cathy at 222-3232.