The City of Weston and the Weston Volunteer Fire Department are cautiously proceeding with plans for this year’s 35th Annual Weston 4th of July Parade. While maintaining this long-standing tradition is important, the safety and well-being of our community and visitors is more important. As a result, we are planning adjustments to the parade to comply with current guidance from local authorities, the governor, and the CDC.
Please note that the situation is evolving, and all the plans described below are subject to change. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding. The health and safety of all our guests and volunteers is our top concern, but that requires the cooperation of all who attend.
Parade participants will not be permitted to throw or hand out candy, trinkets, printed materials, or any other items along the route. Parade judges and volunteers will monitor compliance with this important safety precaution.
All parade spectators are required to practice social distancing. Please maintain six feet distance between those in your household and other groups. If you must come closer than six feet to others, face coverings are required. Please don’t enter the roadway or approach the floats. Many people will be watching from the yards in private homes along the route. We ask everyone to respect property owners’ markers and signage as they maintain a safe space for their guests.
Your safety and health are of utmost importance to us. We ask our community members and visitors to stay at home this year if they are vulnerable, are over 65 years of age, have a fever, are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, have been exposed to others with COVID-19, or are awaiting results of a COVID-19 test.
The Centers for Disease Control’s website is an excellent source of up-to-date health information. We anticipate celebrating the 36th Annual Weston July 4th Parade next year, and look forward to seeing all of you then.
We are so very appreciative of our local authorities, Mayor Jim Marischen, Judge Chris Hill, and the Texas Department of State Health Services for their support and guidance as we develop and adjust these plans. We will continue to monitor communications from the governor’s office and federal authorities, to adjust our plans as their guidance changes.
City Secretary | Susan Coffer
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