Villages Independence Festival

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Annual Villages Independence Festival

City of Bunker Hill Village                         City of Hunters Creek Village

City of Hedwig Village                                    City of Spring Valley

City of Piney Point Village                          City of Hilshire Village

 July 4, 2017    9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


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The Villages Independence Festival will take place on July 4 and kicks off with the Festival Parade at 9:00 a.m. The parade route begins at the Memorial Church of Christ at Gaylord and Echo Lane, continues east on Gaylord to N. Piney Point. It then turns south on N. Piney Point and concludes at  Ecclesia on the West Side (Previously known as Memorial Drive Baptist Church) around 9:45 am. Traditional parade participants include decorated cars and floats from  the cities.   Residents are encouraged to dress up for the holiday, decorate their bikes and join the parade!


Following the parade, the Villages Independence Day Festival will continue at Ecclesia on the West Side (Previously known as Memorial Drive Baptist Church) at 325 N. Piney Point Rd. At 10:00 a.m., the opening ceremony will take place with all of the Mayors and Dignitaries. Enjoy kid-friendly activities,  food and drinks and musical entertainment throughout the morning! 

The Festival concludes at 1:00 p.m. with the tradional spray from the big ladder truck from the Villages Fire Department. It sprays water from the top of its fully extended ladder over the kids, who gather in the middle of the grounds.



The premier sponsors of the festival are the Cities of Piney Point Village, Bunker Hill Village, Hunters Creek Village, Hedwig Village, Spring Valley and Hilshire Village and the host sponsor is Ecclesia on the West Side (Previously known as Memorial Drive Baptist Church).Since parking is limited in the area, a shuttle service to the main festival site will run from Memorial Senior High School and from the Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church (MDPC) parking lots.   The shuttle busses will make a continuous loop starting at 8:15 a.m., pause while the parade goes down 

For more information, please contact Susan Schwartz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 832-264-4478.



Happy 4th of July from your staff at Bunker Hill!

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