UPDATE: Cedar Park cancels July 4 fireworks, keeps pop-up parades

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Fireworks launch as onlookers watch in Cedar Park in 2017. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)

Fireworks launch as onlookers watch in Cedar Park in 2017. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)

Updated: June 26 at 11:51 a.m.

The city of Cedar Park has canceled its annual fireworks display July 4. Neighborhood pop-up parades across the city remain scheduled.

City Manager Brenda Eivens announced the cancellation at the June 25 Cedar Park City Council meeting. The city's fireworks vendor has allowed the city to postpone the fireworks for a future date, Eivens said.

Original post: July 23 at 11:53 a.m.

In lieu of its regular July 4 parade, the city of Cedar Park will host neighborhood pop-up parades across the city.


Parades will include Cedar Park public safety and public works vehicles, and routes are designed to keep firefighters within their districts, according to the city. The public is encouraged to dress and decorate their homes in red, white and blue.

No fireworks plans are set as of June 23, but the city will announce plans during the week of June 29.

There are 14 parade routes across 21 subdivisions. The routes include:

  • Buttercup Creek;

  • Red Oaks;

  • Riviera Springs;

  • Cypress Canyon and Deer Creek;

  • Ranch at Brushy Creek and Walsh Trails;

  • Caballo Ranch;

  • Scottsdale Crossing;

  • Westside Preserve;

  • Twin Creeks;

  • Forest Oaks;

  • Carriage Hills, Villages at Carriage Hills, Woods at Carriage Hills, Trails at Carriage Hills and Crossing at Carriage Hills;

  • Gann Ranch;

  • Silverado Ranch; and

  • Town Center, Quest Village and Park Place.


Times are staggered among the neighborhood routes. More parade and route information is on the city website.
By Taylor Girtman
After interning with Community Impact Newspaper in 2019, Taylor Girtman became a reporter for the Cedar Park and Leander edition in Feb. 2020. She covers Leander ISD and the Cedar Park and Leander city councils.


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