Roll out the Red, White & Blue! If you haven’t decorated yet, you better get busy! Let’s show our Wells Branch Spirit. Hang your flags out NOW. Let everybody know that you’re ready to celebrate! Meet in front of the community center at 9:30am. The parade takes off at 10am. If you’ve never been to one of our parades before, then you should probably know we have decorated bikes, wagons, trailers, DOGS, KIDS, hats, motorcycles and floats. It’s a grand event!
If you wish to include a float in this year’s parade, please contact the MUD Rec. Staff at 251-9814.
Depart Community Center
West on Klattenhoff Dr.
Right on Alpha Collier Dr.
Left on Great Willow Dr.
Left on Spring Wagon Ln.
Left on Gold Fish Pond Ave.
Right on Klattenhoff Dr.
Left on Merrilltown Dr.
Left on Taylor Simonetti Ave.
Left on Surrender Ave.
Return to KF Park on Klattenhoff Dr.
When the parade returns to the Community Center, we kick off a FULL day of events.
There’ll be children’s activities throughout the park from 11-2pm. Come win prizes at games like beanbag toss, balloon darts, milk bottle throw, soccer kick, and washer toss. Free admission to KF Pool and games there from 12-3pm. The Kiddy Train will be all revved up for the Fourth and giving rides and there’ll be a balloon clown on hand from 11-3pm to entertain. Caricature artists provided by Wells Branch Community Church will be in the courtyard from 11-2pm and there’ll be a rock wall and bungee bouncer for the kids to play on in the park from 11-3pm. Be sure and look for the dunk tank and capture the moment in the 4thFest photo booth. Cool off with face painting by Dianne Koehler inside the CC and visit the WBNA Silent Auction. ALL FOR FREE!!!
Live entertainment starts at 11am and goes through 5pm under the big tent. There’ll be a ventriloquist, The Billy Holt Band, a magician and then MORE music! Throughout the day, concessions will be available offering a variety of items to enjoy. For a complete list of entertainment and food, visit our website: www.wbna.us.
The Silent Auction is back this year and benefits the WBNA. Money raised from this event funds the Easter Egg Hunt, National Night Out, our participation in Halloween Trunk or Treat, Friday night at Luminary Fest and all of the educational and safety seminars we put on throughout the year. Come check out all the wonderful gift baskets and gift certificates donated by WB friends, neighbors and businesses and start placing your bids at soon as the parade returns. Contact Gus Kohn at 512-568-0774 or SilentAuction@wbna.us if you have an item or service you’d like to donate or if you’d like to volunteer at the Silent Auction. We can ALWAYS use a hand!
As the afternoon winds down, we hope you’ll join us as Wells Branch Celebrates Independence Day with a fireworks show to remember. The display will be fired over Willow Bend Pool at the corner of Sauls Drive and Bratton Lane beginning at 9:30pm. You can view the show anywhere along Shoreline Drive, Long Vista Drive, Bratton Lane and even Mills Pond. No parking or spectators will be allowed on Sauls Drive from Bratton Lane to Crissom Drive. Parking will be limited so we encourage residents to walk or bike utilizing the various bike lanes and hike and bike trail.
Come show your spirit, and remember – YOU make Wells Branch GREAT!*Fireworks display is subject to change or cancellation depending on weather conditions so check our website for updates!