Liberty by the Lake
The Colony, Texas, USA
A star-spangled celebration is in store for you on July 4th here in The Colony. The city of The Colony will celebrate Americas Independence Day once again with Liberty By the Lake. The 2013 Liberty By the Lake festival will be held along the beautiful shoreline of Lake Lewisville at Stewart Creek Park.
Citizens can help kick off the event by cheering on runners for the Liberty 5K, 10K and 1-Mile Fun Run beginning at 7:45am. The 5K course will start in Stewart Creek Park and make its way through the Stewart Peninsula Subdivision before returning to the park. The 10K course will wind along the beautiful shoreline trail showcasing the beauty of Lake Lewisville.
Then it is on to the Independence Day Parade. The theme for this years parade is A Fun Pac-d 4th! The Games America Loves to Play. Participants are encouraged to depict their favorite references to some of Americas favorite games in order to bring home the bragging rights for the Most Creative Float, Best Non-Float Entry or Outstanding Marching Group.
As the summer sun begins to set, activities at Stewart Creek Park heat up. Beginning at 4:00pm the Family Fun Zone and the Freedom Business Expo opens welcoming guests. Come by early to see one of the fantastic Elvis Impersonators competing in the regional competition for a chance to participate at next years 2014 Elvis National Competition. Following the contest, the featured entertainment for the evening will be Blaze of Glory The Bon Jovi Experience the groups performance begins at 7:00pm and will continue until time for the amazing fireworks display set to start around 9:30pm.
A host of activities are slated for the evening of the fourth at Stewart Creek Park including the Salsa Shootout homemade salsa contest, Watermelon Eating Contest and new this year the Le Theatre de Marionette. Back again for a second year, the amazing stunts by the LoneStar Action Sports BMX group. Also, dont miss the death defying stunts of Playing with Gravity, a motorcycle stunt show.
Put on your red, white, and blue and join in the fun! For more information on Liberty By the Lake or to register for any of the activities visit www.libertybythelake.com or contact The Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.Venue
Stewart Creek ParkAdmission & Parking