Celebrate America’s birthday this weekend: Rockwall’s schedule of events

Celebrate America’s birthday this weekend: Rockwall’s schedule of events

Rockwall, Texas – July 1, 2020 – Rockwall’s Fourth of July celebration will still take place this weekend, but expect it to be somewhat scaled back from years past. Because of COVID-19 concerns, a lot of participants have chosen to opt out of the parade, which starts at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 4. The […]

Rockwall approves public events, city’s Fourth of July festivities to continue as planned

Rockwall approves public events, city’s Fourth of July festivities to continue as planned

Fourth of July Festivities Set to Continue as Planned Rockwall, Texas – June 26, 2020 – The Rockwall City Council took action Friday in keeping with the Governor’s Executive Order GA-28 which states: For any outdoor gathering in excess of 100 people… the gathering is prohibited unless the mayor of the city in which the […]

It’s a community affair as Heath goes red, white & blue for July 4

It’s a community affair as Heath goes red, white & blue for July 4

Celebrating Freedom, Safely… (HEATH, TX – June 22, 2020) The Heath community loves its traditions, including the Annual Independence Day Parade and Patriotic Program. So it was not an easy decision to celebrate differently during this season of COVID-19 concerns. “When you have a tradition where half the town is in the parade, and the […]

Rockwall’s Fourth of July parade route announced

Rockwall’s Fourth of July parade route announced

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 15, 2020) The City of Rockwall’s Fourth of July parade will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 4 at Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium. The route will go north on Townsend, left on Boydston, right on Fannin, and will conclude with a right turn on Rusk ending at Dobbs Elementary. Those interested in entering […]

Rockwall’s Concerts by the Lake, Fourth of July parade, fireworks return

Rockwall’s Concerts by the Lake, Fourth of July parade, fireworks return

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 4, 2020) Blue Ribbon News has just received confirmation that the City of Rockwall’s Concert by the Lake Series will return Thursday, June 18. The entertainment line-up is expected to be finalized and released next week. Concerts are free and open to the public, and begin at 7:30 p.m. at The […]

City of Heath to host drive-by parade for the Fourth; decorating contest

City of Heath to host drive-by parade for the Fourth; decorating contest

From the City of Heath Special Events Board: (HEATH, TX – June 4, 2020) We love our annual community traditions, including the July 4 Parade and Patriotic Program in the Park. However, this is a unique and challenging time in our history, and a time for continued caution. As a result, the July parade and program […]

Honoring Chief Terry Garrett for 14 years of service to the City of Heath

Honoring Chief Terry Garrett for 14 years of service to the City of Heath

(City of Heath, Texas, May 29, 2020) Last night the City of Heath and Department of Public Safety hosted a Drive-By Farewell Salute to honor DPS Chief Terry Garrett as he retires from the City after 14 years of service. The “parade” in Towne Center Park was led by the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse and […]

UPDATE: CANCELLED St. Patrick’s Day Block Party on Lower Greenville

UPDATE: CANCELLED St. Patrick’s Day Block Party on Lower Greenville

UPDATED: (March 11, 2020) The parade and block party have been cancelled due to Coronavirus concerns. The participating bars and restaurants will still be open and hosting St. Patrick’s Day specials. (Dallas, TX) The Vanderbilt to Vickery Association will host its annual Lower Greenville Avenue St. Patrick’s Day Block Party, the largest one of its […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse rides in Ft Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Parade

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse rides in Ft Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Parade

The Rockwall County Sheriff’s Posse was proud to represent the fine citizens of Rockwall County in the “One-and-Only, Horse Powered All-Western” Parade kicking off the 2020 Ft. Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. More than 2,000 horses joined by marching bands, floats and dignitaries. Posse member State Representative Justin Holland wrote on his Facebook page, “As […]

Christmas Lighted Boat Parade on Lake Ray Hubbard Dec 14

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 2, 2019) Enjoy the Christmas lighted boat parade on Lake Ray Hubbard on Saturday, Dec. 14. Viewing available the docks at the Rockwall Harbor at 7 p.m., as well as from Chandlers Landing at 7:30 p.m., and again from the Rockwall Harbor at 8 p.m. Those wishing to decorate their boats […]

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