See photos from last year's parade.
2016 Old Time 4th of July
Patriotic Parade and Program
Monday, July 4, 2016
9:15 a.m., Main Plaza, Downtown
Fun for the entire family!
Everyone is welcome to walk or ride!
Participants must have a patriotic theme.
**$75 Entry Fee for those campaigning for election or re-election**
Sponsored by the Sophienburg Museum
in coordination with the City of New Braunfels
and the Parks and Recreation Department.
Photos from the 2014 Parade and Program
Date:Monday, July 4, 2016
Time: 9:15 a.m.
Location: Downtown New Braunfels
Event sponsored by the Sophienburg Museum in coordination with the City of New Braunfels and the Parks and Recreation Department.
Parade entries line up in the church parking lot of Sts. Peter & Paul Church (at Bridge & Castell streets). To enter the Parade, stop by the Sophienburg Museum for an application or find it on our website at www.sophienburg.com. For questions please call 830-629-1572.
The Comal Community Band begins performing at the Bandstand on the Plaza.
Parade Route: Begins in the Sts. Peter & Paul Church parking lot, goes down Castell St, turns left on San Antonio St, continues around the Plaza three-fourths of the way, turns right on Seguin (between the Courthouse & New Braunfels Coffee). Parade disbands after the Courthouse at Seguin & Mill streets. Parade vehicles and trailers are to turn left on West Zink St. to reach the Sts. Peter & Paul parking lot. Entrants will want to quickly return to the Plaza for the program.
Patriotic Program at the Bandstand begins as soon as the parade is over. The program traditionally lasts about an hour and has included the presentation of the Colors, a welcome, an invocation, special music, remarks by New Braunfels city officials, a benediction, retiring of the Colors and playing of the bells.