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Visitors to Wimberley are invited to bring a chair, grab a hat and sunglasses and plan to get comfortable watching a unique assembly alongside residents who enjoy this as another of Wimberley's annual events.

The main parade usually starts at 10 AM, with a Jubilee following. However, the dates for each of these events may change each year, so be sure to check the calendar first.

The slideshows below offer a glimpse at midsummer in Wimberley, Texas over the last 12 years. From drought conditions to flooding, rain or shine, the annual 4th of July celebration carries on...even when it must be postponed a few weeks. The 4th of July parade and "Jubilee" are a reference to old-time small town celebrations and are always fun to attend.

For information about upcoming events in Wimberley, click here to view the Wimberley Events Calendar.

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Wimberley 4th of July Parade, 2012 2013 4th of July Parade. Click here for the slideshow...
A spectacular 4th of July parade was enjoyed by all in 2013. The weather was mild for this time of year and the turnout lined both sides of the streets with an abundance of partiotic pride. No matter where one looked, someone was smiling and those smiles were contageous.


Wimberley 4th of July Parade, 2012 2012 4th of July Parade. Click here for the slideshow...
The 2012 parade day was held on a pretty-hot day during another record-hot summer. The turnout was fine, despite the melting heat, and spirits remained high.The politicians
seemed to enjoy waking and waving in the heat.
 


Wimberley 4th of July Parade, 2011 2011 5th of July Parade. Click here for the slideshow...
The 2011 parade day was held on a record-hot day during a record-hot summer. The turnout was fine, despite the melting heat, and spirits remained high.
 


Wimberley 4th of July Parade, 2010 2010 5th of July Parade. Click here for the slideshow...
The 2010 parade day was held on the 5th of July this year. Temperatures were high, but typical, and once again the variety of entries was enjoyed by an appreciative crowd.



Wimberley 4th of July Parade, 2009 2009 4th of July Parade. Click here for the slideshow...
One of the hottest summers on record didn't keep Wimberley and friends for showing up at this annual event. The parade direction was reversed, moving south on RR12. Despite this change, which meant parade participants faced the hot Texas sun for much of the route, spirits remained high.



Click to view the slideshow for the 2008 Wimberley parade 2008 4th of July Parade. Click here for the slideshow...
After the last year's ultra-wet parade, this year brought Wimberley a picture-perfect day for the annual 4th of July parade. The colorful, photogenic crowd brought plenty of spirit to the occasion, including pets decked out for the occasion.



Click to view the slideshow for the 2007 Wimberley parade 2007 4th of July Parade. Click here for the slideshow...
After the most rainfall for this time of year on record in Wimberley, there were those who wondered if a parade could happen at all. But the theme for the parade in 2007 was "Spirit of Wimberley," and that was displayed in abundance with enthusiastic attendance, complete with umbrellas, and entertaining participants. 


July parade in Wimberley, Texas -  Click for the slideshow 2006 4th of July Parade. Click here for the slideshow...
The new Cypress Creek bridge and road improvements made this year's viewing much more comfortable than the construction environment permitted last year, although loyal Wimberley parade goers never let a little thing like road dust interfere with this event. Ideal weather and a four-day holiday.


Summertime in Wimberley, Texas - Click for the slideshow 2005 4th of July Parade. Click here for the slideshow...
Construction year! Wimberley's 2005 4th of July parade drew the usual large, happy crowd, despite a parade route surrounded by road construction and dust.


The 4th of July Parade in Wimberley, Texas - 2004 2004 4th of July Parade. Click here for the slideshow...
Entries for Wimberley's traditional 4th of July parade this year ranged from a vehicle driving by with balloons attached to full-blown decorated works of art. Renaissance ladies from the EmilyAnn Theatre troupe and a memorable tribute "float" for a Birthday Girl were there with bells on.


Click here for 2003 Parade in Wimberley... 2003 4th of July Jubilee. Click here for the slideshow..
After the morning parade, crowds turned out in a dreamy drizzle of misty rain to enjoy a rare cool afternoon in midsummer. Music from the Wimberley Community Chorus and the Hill Country Community Band provided the sound track for this Hill Country village event.


Wimbeley's parade in 2002 - click for photos 2002 4th of July Parade. Click here for the slideshow...
July in 2002 was marked by yet another of those "hundred year" floods, which the Hill Country experiences every few years. Wimberley's traditional 4th of July parade this year was postponed until Labor Day weekend, due to safety concerns caused by the summer flooding. Here's a look at some of the fun!



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