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2018 July 4th announcement

Prestonwood Forest Residents of all ages are invited to decorate everything (and everyone) in the ‘Red, White & Blue’ to ‘Roll and Stroll’ in the Independence Day Parade, Wednesday, July 4 – and participate in neighborhood activities after the Parade!

July 4th parade route The Parade

The Parade lineup starts at 9:40 a.m. at the corner of Ravenhurst Lane at Prestonwood Forest Drive. (People-powered entries line up along Ravenhurst to West of Prestonwood Forest Drive, motorized entries and floats to the East - watch for the Parade Starter!).

We are honored to again have the Knights of Columbus Color Guard lead the Parade with the national colors - and to host our first responders from the Precinct 4 Constable’s Office and Cypress-Creek Volunteer Fire Department ( be prepared to get wet, in the CCVFD ‘street shower’ after the Parade!)

The Independence Day Parade starts rolling at 10:00 am and ends on Glencliffe Lane at the Hancock Elementary school parking lot.

Please be sure to visit the Photo Gallery for (2) great slide shows of the 2017 Independence Day activities!

July 4th Parade Street Parking / No Trash Collection Reminders

  • Residents, who live along the Parade line up area and Parade route, are respectfully asked to not park vehicles in the street (between 8 am and noon) in order to facilitate Parade activities.
  • All Residents - please note that there will be NO trash collection on Wednesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. (Please do not place trash or carts curbside until service resumes on Saturday, July 7.)

Swimming Pools - Special Hours and Activities

For pool access after the Parade, residents are reminded to pack their 'Recreation Access Cards', along with their swim gear - when coming to the Independence Day Activities!

  • Pool-1 – (the Clubhouse Family Pool) opens early at 10 am, until 8 pm - and will feature DJ music and lifeguard-directed activities for the children, after the Parade!
  • Pool-2 – (the ‘Other’ Family Pool) will be open from 12-noon until 7 pm and might fit the bill for those seeking more tranquility around the pool.

July 4th ‘Picnic in the Park’.

Following the Parade, Prestonwood Forest residents are invited to a traditional Independence Day picnic treat. James Coney Island will return this year, courtesy of your Prestonwood Forest Utility District and Prestonwood Forest Maintenance Association.

Please stop by the Tennis Deck starting at 10:00 for your favorite chili, cheese (or however you like it) hot dog, along chips and soda! Food services will conclude at 12:00 (or earlier if supplies are exhausted.)

Happy Independence Day!

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