Arlington Independence Day Parade

Thursday, July 4th at 9 AM in Downtown Arlington

The Arlington Independence Day Parade is one of the largest 4th of July parades in the United States, the largest in Texas, and one of the longest running annual events in Arlington.

Video of 2022 Parade

The Home Run for Heroes

The 2024 Arlington Independence Day Parade theme is ‘Home Run for Heroes.’

Entrant Application

The 2024 parade entrant application will be available on March 1, 2024.

Sponsor the Parade

The parade association is a nonprofit funded by community organizations, businesses, and individuals, and we couldn’t continue this 50 year Arlington tradition without folks like you!

Contact Us

Contact the parade committee at 817-330-9USA or at

Parade Logo

2023 Award Winners

Photos from the 2022 Parade Awards Ceremony


 Grand Prize

Balloons with a Twist


 Mayor’s Award

Tarrant County College Southeast Campus

 Spirit Award

Treehugger Tree Service

 Ruthe Jackson Award

General Motors/United Auto Workers Riding Team

 Directors Award

Cowtown Crawlers

 Business Entries

  • 1st place – Balloons with a Twist
  • 2nd place – Treehugger Tree Service
  • 3rd place – Candelite Inn

 Cheer Teams

  • 1st place – Martin High School
  • 2nd place – Juan Seguin High School
  • 3rd place – Sam Houston High School

 Community Groups

  • 1st place – Pair of Pirates
  • 2nd place – Theatre Arlington
  • 3rd place – WRUNT

 Dance or Music Groups

  • 1st place – Arlington High School Alumni Band

 Decorated Vehicles

  • 1st place – DFW Birthday Parades
  • 2nd place – Cowtown Crawlers
  • 3rd place – North Texas Jeep Club

 Drill Teams

  • 1st place – Arlington High School Colt Kickers
  • 2nd place – Martin High School Sundancers
  • 3rd place – Sam Houston high School Tex-Annes

 Marching Bands

  • 1st place – Arlington high School Colt Band
  • 2nd place – Martin High School Band
  • 3rd place – Juan Seguin High School Band

 Mounted Units

  • 1st place – General Motors/United Auto Workers Riding Team

 Professionally Built Floats

  • 1st place – HELP Center for LGBT Health & Wellness
  • 2nd place – Arlington ISD

 Service Organizations

  • 1st place – Tarrant County Labor Council
  • 2nd place – Pantego Lions Foundation
  • 3rd place – Sister Cities of Arlington

 Spiritual Groups

  • 1st place – Christ Embassy Arlington

 Vintage Vehicles

  • 1st place – Christian Classic Cruisers
  • 2nd place – Arlington Today Magazine
  • 3rd place – Old Schoolers Car Club

 Youth Entries

  • 1st place – St. Maria Goretti Catholic School
  • 2nd place – Sam Houston High School Auto Club
  • 3rd place – Cub Scout Pack #378

2024 Parade Sponsors


City of Arlington Logo
The University of Texas at Arlington

Gold Sponsors

Arlington Chess Club Logo
HELP Center for LGBT Health and Wellness
June Owens

Blue Sponsors

Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau
Frost Bank
Harris Cook LLP logo
Methodist Mansfield

White Sponsors

Red Sponsors

Davids BBQ

Proud Member Of

Texas Festivals and Events Association Logo
International Festivals and Events Association