July 4
9:00 am – 12:00 pm



The City of Bellaire invites you to a Celebration of Independence Parade and Festival! The parade will begin at 9:00 AM, followed by the festival.

Parade – starts at 9:00 AM

If you are interested in participating in this year’s parade, please fill out the parade packet here and e-mail your completed packet to Grant Haynes at

View the Parade Route Opens in new window– The Parade will start at South Rice Ave. and Valerie St.

– Children’s Bike Parade will start at South Rice Ave. and Evergreen St.

– Both parades will end at South Rice Ave. and Linden St.


Festival – starts after the Parade (approx. 9:30 am)

Enjoy food, music from a live band, and more! The festival will take place on the Great Lawn and in Loftin Park.

Click here for frequently asked questions about this event.

For more information, please contact the Bellaire Recreation Center at 713-662-8280.