Independence Day celebration plans underway in McAllen

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PHOTO: April 26, 2021 Sal Castro KVEO

MCALLEN, Texas (KVEO) — The city of McAllen is making preparation to celebrate Independence Day.

The event will take place on Saturday, July 3, 2021, with an early morning program, followed by the Main Street Parade and then the Freedom Festival.

Businesses, civic and youth groups, nonprofit organizations, and veterans and veterans’ groups interested in participating in the events can register by emailing, calling 956-681-3333, or at the McAllen Parks & Recreation Office, 1000 S. Ware Rd. The deadline for parade entries is Monday, June 21. Entries for businesses are $50 and non-profits can enter at no cost as long as a 501 C(3) is provided, said the release.

The 93rd Annual Independence Day 4K will also take place on July 3 at 7 a.m.

There is a $20 fee to register.

For more information and where to register, click here.

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