The City of Fulshear, Texas invites area residents to “Fulshear Freedom Fest” on Saturday, June 30, from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm.
This year’s festivities will honor the “Wounded Warrior Project” and their efforts to provide for returning military veterans and their families.
The big event begins at 6:30 pm with a parade down FM 359 from the Bob Lutts Library to Fulshear’s Downtown area and will end up across from the Methodist Church. Fulshear City Administrator, Mr. C J Snipes, will be announcing the parade as they pass.
The Grand Marshall for the parade will be US Army Brigadier General Katherine P. “Kate” Kasun of the 75th Training Division. General Kasun will be riding in a military vehicle provided by BAE Systems.
The “Lone Star Cowgirls Precision Horse Drill Team” will be featured in the parade and will demonstrate their precision horsemanship immediately following the parade at 7:15 pm..
The festival will begin after the parade and at approximately 7:30 pm. with the presentation of the colors, invocation, Pledge of Allegiance, and the National Anthem which will be sung by local vocal powerhouse Mary Sarah.
At 8:00 pm, Mayor Tommy Kuykendall and will welcome the guests. John Boerstler of the Wounded Warrior Project will be on hand to receive proclamations from local dignitaries. Congressman Pete Olson will address the crowd as well.
During the festival, live music will be provided by Moses Rangle, Mary Sarah and their Little Big Band. Also, visitors will see the 2012 “Miss Firecracker” contest winners crowned. Local churches will compete in the “Church Smackdown”, which will feature a pie eating contest. There will be live Tae Kwon Do demonstrations and more as well.
A number of food and vendor booths will be available as well.
The festival will end with a great Fireworks show which is scheduled to begin at 9:30 pm.The event is free and open to the public.
For additional information, including booth and parade application forms, readers may visit the City of Fulshear’s official website: www.fulsheartexas.gov. Readers may also call Fulshear City Hall at 281-346-1796. Additional details and articles regarding Fulshear events are typically made available at www.fulshear.com.