McKinney also experienced hot temperatures in July, causing many residents and pets to find ways to beat the heat.
Red, White and Boom Parade
This year’s Red, White and Boom Parade, hosted by the city of McKinney and Craig Ranch, had 87 floats.
Car, Truck and Cycle Show
After the Fourth of July parade a car, truck and cycle show was held in Historic Downtown McKinney.
Beat the heat
To avoid the heat McKinney resident Melanie Morgan took her two dogs to Baker’s Drive-In for a sweet treat.
Star-Spangled Salsa Fest
Salsa Fest featured hot sauce and salsa competitions and well-known spicy food chefs from across Texas.
The event also included live music, salsa dancing and more. Proceeds from the event went toward Community Garden Kitchen, a McKinney-based nonprofit serving daily meals to those in need.