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                                Last Updated:  6/2/17
2017 Celebration of Freedom
Saturday, June 24, 2017 
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Presented by Melissa Area Chamber of Commerce and City of Melissa

The Biggest Event In Melissa Texas! 
Fun for the Whole Family and You Don't Want to Miss Out! 

Follow along the day's activities on social media and share your own pictures and posts with us - 
#MelissaCOF2017 

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Home Town Parade, Kids Area, Pony Rides, Live Music, Vendors, Food, Fireworks, and Lots of People!

COF Parade Image  Home Town Parade
Line up at 9:30 a.m.
Judging Complete by 9:50 a.m. 

Step off at 10:00 a.m.
Melissa City Hall 


Parade Route

 
Registration Form 
(Registration DUE NOON June 23, 2017)
 Festivities at Zadow Park 
Event Vendors Open at 5:00 p.m.
Children's Play Area at 6:00 p.m.
Event Site Map

Special Live Music Performed by:

Texas Flood: A Tribute to the Blues & Stevie Ray Vaughn 
7:00 p.m. 

Fireworks Display at 9:30 p.m. 


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Click on the photo above for their facebook page


 
General Information and Reminders:
Zadow Park is located at 1503 W. Harrison, Melissa TX (Next to the Scott Barker House on Hwy 5 North) Parking Map

Remember the event at Zadow Park starts at 5:00 p.m. and parking does fill up quickly 
so plan to get there early to get your seat for the live band and fireworks display!  
Generally you can park anywhere around Zadow Park, Cardinal Stadium, and the schools as long as the area is not marked as "No Parking".  There will also be additional signed parking available in fields next to the event site near the Scott-Barker House (off Harrison Street) if you feel comfortable using those. 

As a reminder, please be respectful and take care not to block any driveways in the Villages of Melissa neighborhood when parking on those streets. 

NO PARKING BARRICADES AND SIGNAGE WILL BE PLACED ON MCKINNEY STREET (SH 5) AND HARRISON STREET. **VIOLATORS WILL BE TICKETED** 
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Golf Carts and other motorized vehicles are NOT permitted in the event area outside of marked official event staff vehicles and only on designated paths.

Alcoholic Beverages are NOT permitted in the event area and law enforcement will enforce this at the evening's festivities. Coolers and nonalcoholic drinks are permitted.



 
Vendor Registration

Click on the link above to access your vendor registration form, and return it, along with your check, to the Melissa Area Chamber of Commerce

Sponsorship Information

 Click on the link above to access your sponsorship information, choose your sponsorship level, and return it, along with your check, to the Melissa Area Chamber of Commerce

 
Questions Should Be Addressed to:
Melissa Area Chamber of Commerce
Executive Director Bill Jones
Cell: 903-227-4538
Office: 972-837-4277
melissaareachamber@gmail.com


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