Fourth of July

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Join the City of Nassau Bay as we celebrate Independence Day with fun-fill activities throughout the day!

The Special Events Committee is excited to announce the return of Nassau Bay’s Fourth of July celebration!  This year’s event will kick off with Water Wars, a city-wide water fight, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. Starting at 4:00pm, join us at David Braun Park for food vendors, live music, and a pie contest.  A parade honoring Nassau Bay’s veterans will begin at 6:00pm. If you are participating, please meet in the Gloria Dei parking lot to line up at 5:15pm. There will be awards for “Most Patriotic”, “Red, White, & Blue”, and “Wagons & Wheels”.  If you are a veteran and would like to be in the parade, please RSVP for your spot in the parade by Wednesday, June 23rd by emailing nassaubaytx@gmail.com or calling Erin Boyd at 832-549-6525. Finally, at 9:00pm the celebration will end with a bang as we watch an incredible firework show over the lake! We look forward to celebrating with our community once again!

Schedule of Events:

  • Water Wars Bandana Pick Up (18639 Prince William) 8:30am-10:00 am
  • Water Wars (City-wide) 12:00pm-2:00 pm
  • Celebration in the Park (David Braun Park) 4:00pm
  • Parade Line-Up (Gloria Dei parking lot) 5:15pm
  • Veterans’ Parade 6:00pm
  • Fireworks 9:00pm

Star Spangled Water Wars - Noon to 2:00pm


Water Wars is back! Please join us on July 4th in a City-wide water fight from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. You can play on foot, bikes, wagons, and golf carts. No cars or trucks for the safety of our participants, please!

Get your water guns and water hoses ready to soak your neighbors in this fun event. You do not have to register to participate in Water Wars! However, all you need to do is display a stars and stripes bandana on your person, wagon or cart. Participant bandanas may be picked up from 9:00am to 10:30am at 18639 Prince William the morning of the 4th of July.  

Water Wars Watering Stations

  • 1427 Kingstree Lane
  • 18507 Point Lookout
  • 18630 Martinique Drive
  • 18714 Martinique Drive

Water Wars Watering Stations 2021

Celebration at David Braun Park - 4:00pm


Starting at 4:00pm, join us at David Braun Park (18900 Upper Bay Rd) for food vendors, live music, and a pie contest. 

Pie Contest Sign-Up

Get those recipes ready for the Annual 4th of July Pie Contest! Please have your entry to David Braun Park tent between 5:00pm and 5:30pm on the 4th. Remember the parade starts at 6:00pm so plan accordingly! Judging will occur at the completion of the parade in the park.  Don't forget to label your dishes if you want them returned. 

Sign-up to enter your pie here: www.signupgenius.com/go/30e094aa4af2dabfe3-4thofjuly

Judge Sign-Up

Want the BEST job in the world on July 4th?  Volunteer to be a judge in the Nassau Bay Annual 4th of July Pie Contest! Just bring your appetite to David Braun Park, find the tents, and choose the winner! The contest will begin at the completion of the 6:00pm parade!   

Sign-up to be a judge here: www.signupgenius.com/go/30e094aa4af2dabfe3-piecontest

Fourth of July Parade - 6:00pm


It's time to get ready for this year's July 4th parade! Decorate your parade float, golf cart, bicycle, outfits and join the parade - no need to register, just line up at 5:15pm at the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church parking lot. Prizes will be awarded for the best-decorated entries! There will be awards for “Most Patriotic”, “Red, White, & Blue”, and “Wagons & Wheels”.

We would also like to invite all resident Nassau Bay veterans to ride in our annual July 4th parade. If you are a veteran and would like to be in the parade, please RSVP for your spot in the parade by Wednesday, June 23rd by emailing nassaubaytx@gmail.com or calling Erin Boyd at 832-549-6525. The parade line-up will begin at 5:15pm in the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church parking lot on Sunday, July 4th.

Parade Lineup @ 5:15pm: Lineup begins in the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church parking lot (18220 Upper Bay Road). No need to register, just check-in with event volunteers on-site.

Parade Starts @ 6:00pm: Parade begins at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and goes down San Sebastian to Point Lookout to Kingstree to Martinique to David Braun Park at Lake Nassau.

July 4th Nassau Bay Parade Map

Fireworks - 9:00pm


Watch as a beautiful fireworks display is launched from the Nassau Bay peninsula. Fireworks display begins at 9:00pm.