Odessa Jaycees

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The 68th Annual Independence Celebration Parade
Grand Old Flag


Saturday, July 1st

The 4th of July falls on a Tuesday this year.  Downtown Odessa Inc. will be hosting their Firecracker Fandango on Saturday, July 1st.  We will be joining them in the festivities.  The Odessa Jaycees will be hosting our 68th Annual Independence Celebration Parade on the same day.  This year's theme is Grand Old Flag.


The online parade registration form is now live.  You may also print your registration form.  We will accept registrations up to the morning of the parade.  Registration forms will also be available the morning of the parade at the parade registration and prep area. In the meantime, if you have any questions you can use the Contact Us page and we will respond as soon as possible.

Registration Time: Saturday, July 1st at 7:45am - 9:45am. New registrations will be allowed during this time. If you register online, please be sure to check-in upon arrival.  Registration fee will be paid at this time.

Award Eligibility Registration: 7:45am - 9:00am
Award Presentation: 9:15am

Line Up: 8:00am - 10:00am.  Registered and readied entries will be able to begin lining up.

Parade Begins: Saturday, July 1st at 10:00am

The Registration and Prep Area: Odessa College Sports Center / 201 W. University Blvd, Odessa, TX, 79764
Parade Route: Starting at Andrews Hwy & 23rd St. and traveling south to N. Grant Ave. & 9th St.

De-staging Area: ECISD Administration Building / 802 N. Sam Houston Ave, Odessa, TX, 79761

Parade Route