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Things to Know About Fourth on the Brazos

 

ADMISSION

The annual Fourth on the Brazos is FREE thanks to sponsors

like H-E-B!

 

FIREWORKS

H-E-B's Fireworks Extravaganza will begin at 10 p.m.

The fireworks are visible throughout downtown Waco. Some recommended viewing areas include the river bank along MLK Drive, Franklin Avenue Bridge and Washington Avenue in front of the Waco Convention Center.

 

PARKING

Free public parking is available in parking lots and on the street throughout downtown Waco. No parking is allowed on street medians. Some of the best spots to park include the Farmer's Market Lot at University Parks Drive and Webster Avenue and the Heritage Square Parking Lot at Washington Avenue and 4th street.

 

Handicap parking is available at Ben E. Keith, the Waco Convention Center Lot at 3rd and Washington, and at City Hall at 3rd and Franklin.

 


View Suggested Parking for Fourth on the Brazos in a larger map

 

STREET CLOSURES

Several streets will be closed on Thursday, July 4 to ensure a safe fireworks show. Please take note of the following street closures: University Parks Drive from Bosque Boulevard to Franklin Avenue, The Washington Avenue Bridge, The Franklin Avenue Bridge, and portions of Barron Avenue and Jefferson Avenue.

 

FOOD & DRINK COURT

Food and drinks will be available for sale on site from several local food trucks. This year's line-up includes BBQ, burgers, corndogs, funnel cakes, nachoes and more!

 

THE CORNDOG CLASSIC

The third annual Corndog Classic Eating Competition will take place on stage at 7:50 p.m. The enter, email Jessieh@ci.waco.tx.us , or call 254-750-5627

 

SECURITY AND FIRST AID

More than 80 officers from the Waco Police Department will provide security for the event and manage street closures.

EMS will be located at Franklin and University Parks, Washington and University Parks and at the suspension bridge.

 

ATM AND RESTROOMS

An ATM is located in the food court area.

Restrooms are located next to the Suspension Bridge and at the intersection of Franklin and University Parks Drive.

 

DO'S AND DON'TS

Coolers, lawn chairs, small backpacks and blankets are allowed.

Items not allowed include tents, shade umbrellas, pets, fireworks and glass bottles.

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