City cancels Fourth of July parades
The City of Round Rock has canceled its Fourth of July parade plans due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the community.
Earlier this month, the City announced that its large Independence Day parade was being scaled down to three separate routes that would pass through Round Rock neighborhoods. The parades would feature a small number of City vehicles like fire trucks and honor healthcare workers and first responders who have been on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. Residents were encouraged to enjoy the parade from their front yards.
“While the parade is one of my favorite events in Round Rock, canceling this year’s scaled-down version is the right thing to do for public health,” City Manager Laurie Hadley said.
The Rock’N River July 4th Pool Party has also been canceled. Residents who purchased a ticket for the Pool Party will be issued a credit or refund in the coming weeks.
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Source: City of Round Rock