4th of July 'Freedom Festival'

Freedom Festival July 2 at Lake Forest Park Gates open at 5PM


5 PM | Gates Open: Food Vendors, Bounce Houses and Games  

7 PM | Live Music on VeraBank Stage: Jarrett James & The Revolvers 

9 PM | Live Music on VeraBank Stage (SET 1): Party Machine Band 


10 PM | Live Music on VeraBank Stage (SET 2): Party Machine Band 

11 PM | Close of Festivities 

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St. Judes Catholic Church 

  • pupusas 
  • roasted corn
  • tacos
  • snow cones
  • cold drinks

Samuel Jimerson  

  • rib sandwich
  • smoked turkey legs
  • brisket sandwich
  • sausage-on-a-stick

Kona Ice 

  • assorted snow cone flavors  

Johnson Concessions 

  • corn dogs,
  • funnel cakes
  • lemonade

Sen'or Pete's

  • specialty hamburgers
  • loaded nachos
  • quesadillas

Pace's Place

  • hamburgers
  • brisket sandwich
  • fries
  • chips 
  • cold drinks  

Mama C's Gourmet Teriyaki

  • teriyaki burgers
  • teriyaki chicken sandwiches
  • teriyaki chicken rice bowls

Honeysuckle Catering

  • ice cream
  • cold drinks



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CONVENIENT AND SAFE | The City of Henderson will be providing free shuttle service.

Loading/Unloading Zone A | Henderson High School: 

Persons with disabilities and general parking will be provided at Henderson High School. The Loading Zone for shuttle service to Lake Forest Park will be clearly marked at the front of the building. Avoid long walks and dangerous highway crossings. 

Loading/Unloading Zone B | Henderson Civic Center: 

General parking will be provided in the front lot of the Henderson Civic Center; additional spaces will also be marked in the grass. Police and volunteers will assist festival goers with parking. Once these parking spaces have been filled, all traffic will then be directed to the Henderson High School for Shuttle Service Park & Ride. 

CONTINUOUS ROUND-TRIP SERVICE | Shuttles will run continuous round-trip routes from 5PM until 11:30PM.  



Parade 2022

PARADE ROUTE & ROAD CLOSURES | On Saturday, July 2nd numerous road closures will take place at approximately (9:45AM) in preparation for the parade in our Historic Downtown.

LINEUP | Begins at First Methodist Church (9:30AM) For more information on group entries, DIY floats and decorated vehicle participation, please call Mayor Buzz (903) 649-3359.

PARADE STARTS | The parade will begin at (10AM) traveling on North Marshall Street toward our Historic Downtown.

ROAD CLOSURES | Please closely observe road closures and posted speed limits. The following streets will be barricaded for the safety of the public:

W. Main @ N. Van Buren

N. Marshall @ E. Main

E. Fordall @ N. Marshall

E. Minden @ S. Marshall

E. Elk @ S. Marshall

E. Ragley @ S. Calhoun

S. Van Buren @ W. Elk

W. Minden @ S. Van Buren

W. Fordall @ N. Van Buren

N. Marshall @ E. Van Sickle

N. Main @ Charlevoix

The 2022 July 2nd parade is hosted with the generous support of Keep Henderson Beautiful.