July 4, 2022   817-330-9872   facebook   flickr  

Arlington Independence Day Parade

Monday, July 4th at 9 AM in Downtown Arlington

The Arlington Independence Day Parade is the oldest event in Arlington and one of the largest 4th of July parades in Texas. Look for the parade every Fourth of July.

Video of 2022 Parade

E Pluribus Unum, Out of Many, One

The 2020 Arlington Independence Day Parade theme theme is 'E Pluribus Unum, Out of Many, One.'

Entrant Application

The 2022 parade entrant application is now available. If you entered in previous, you still must complete a new account for 2022's parade.

Begin Parade Application

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!

Sponsorship Information

Contact Us

Contact the parade committee at 817-330-9USA or at inNOT-THIS-PARTfo@arlington4th.org.

Parade Logo
US Flag


Parade Day: Monday, July 4, 2022

Parade Schedule

7:45 a.m.Scout Color Guards deploy along route
9:00 a.m.National Anthem
9:03 a.m.Parade Steps Off at Intersection of West St. and Mitchell St.
11-11:30 a.m.Parade Ends


Want to avoid heavy traffic and the hassle of finding a parking spot on Parade morning? UT ARLINGTON will be providing free shuttle service between Maverick Stadium, 1307 W Mitchell St., and the Parade Assembly Area located at the corner of Cooper St. and Mitchell St.

The shuttles will be running from 6:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and are available for parade participants and spectators.

Parade FAQ's

  • There are over 120 entries this year
  • There is no selling or soliciting along the parade route.
  • It will likely be warmer than normal - drink plenty of water in the days before the parade.
  • The parade map on Social Media and the Website has parking locations.
  • Please pay attention to all directions by law enforcement and route marshalls
  • If you see something, say something. Let's all stay safe!
  • Wear Red, White, and Blue
Parade T-shirt

Order a Parade Shirt and Support the Parade

Shipping and local pick up available.
Youth Sizes and Women's V-Neck!

Visit Store and Buy Now

Orders placed after June 26th at midnight will not be guaranteed for delivery/pick up before the parade.

Parade T-shirt

2022 Award Winners

  Photos from the 2022 Parade Awards Ceremony  

Grand Prize
Treehugger Tree Service

Spirit Award
Community of the Vietnamese Americans in Tarrant County

Ruthe Jackson Award
Balloons with a Twist

Directors Award
Sikh Community of DFW

Antique Cars

1st place - Jewell Family
2nd place - Arlington Today Magazine

Antique Car Clubs

1st place - Todd Batiste
2nd place - Vintage Chevrolet Club of America, Lone Star Region
3rd place - Wylie Antique Machinery Society


1st place - Martin High School Cheerleaders
2nd place - Seguin High School Cheerleaders
3rd place - Bowie High School Cheerleaders

Classic Car Clubs

1st place - Christian Classic Cruisers
2nd place - Sam Houston High School Auto Club


1st place - Happi Tymes Clowns

Commercial Floats

1st Place - Republic Services

Decorated Vehicles

1st place - North Texas Mustang Club
2nd place - VFW 8561 and Auxiliary

Drill Teams

1st place - Martin Sundancers
2nd place - Bowie Belles
3rd place - Seguin Starline

Marching Bands (School Affiliated)

1st place - Arlington High School Colt Band
2nd place - Juan Seguin High School Cougar Band

Marching/Walking Units

1st place - Knights of Columbus

Mounted Units

1st place - General Motors/ United Auto Workers Riding Team

Musical Entries (other than marching bands)

1st place - Arlington High School Alumni Band

Non-commercial Floats

1st place - The Pirates of North Dallas
2nd place - Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 34
3rd place - Arlington Independent School District

Novice Floats

1st place - Arlington Mustangs
2nd place - Mansfield Pickle Queens

Professionally Built Floats

1st place - HELP Center for LGBT Health & Wellness
2nd place - The Dragon Boat Festival for Education

Small Business Floats

1st place - Candlelite Inn Restaurant
2nd place - Arlington Board of REALTORS
3rd place - PetSuites

Unique Commercial

1st place - Levitt Pavilion Arlington
2nd place - Brodie Consulting

Unique Non-Commercial

1st place - The World Famous Wheelie-ing Elvi
2nd place - DFW Birthday Parades
3rd place - Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

Youth Floats

1st place - Arlington FFA

2022 Parade Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Blue Sponsors

White Sponsors

  • McKnight Insurance Services
  • Frost Bank
  • Will Busby
  • Babe's Chicken

Red Sponsors

  • The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Grand Prairie Texas
  • North Texas Elite Catering

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