Location & SCHEDULE!
The annual Fourth on the Brazos is set for Thursday, July 4!
This year's riverfront event will take place at Touchdown Alley next to McLane Stadium.
5 p.m. - Gates Open
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
9 p.m. - Waco Community Band
9:15 p.m. - H-E-B Fireworks Over the Brazos
Fourth on the Brazos is FREE thanks to sponsors like H-E-B and the City of Waco!
The H-E-B Fireworks
H-E-B's Fireworks Over the Brazos will begin at 9:15 p.m.
The fireworks will be shot above the river between Touchdown Alley and the Ferrell Center.
The fireworks will be visible along both sides of the river, the Ferrell Center and from areas around Baylor Campus.
THE CORNDOG CLASSIC
The Waco Corndog Classic Eating Competition will take place on our main stage. To enter, call 254-750-5627.
Free event parking areas include:
McLane Stadium’s Lot 1, 2 and 3. Vehicles enter Lots 2 and 3.
Handicap parking in Lot 4.
Dutton Street Parking Garage
East Campus Parking Garage
Parking lots along University Parks Drive and Baylor campus
No parking is allowed on street medians.
RIVER / BOAT ACCESS
Boat ramps are located upstream at Brazos Park East. Both motorized and non-motorized boats are welcomed. Please note, the fireworks fall out zone must be cleared at 8:30 p.m.
Food & Drink Court
Food and drinks will be available for sale on site from food trucks.
This year's line-up includes:
Hull's Corndogs and Funnel Cakes
Smoking Hot BBQ
Dave's Burger Barn
Fat Boys Pizza
Off the Cob Gourmet Pop Corn
Amo La Pizza
Pokey-O's Ice Cream
Coolers with drinks and snacks are allowed. NO GLASS BOTTLES. Bag checks stations located at entrances.
Security & First Aid
Officers from the Waco Police Department and Baylor University provide event security.
Entry points will have a bag check for coolers, backpacks and bags.
EMS will be located at the entry to Touchdown Alley.
First Aid and lost child locations are under the Children's Area Tent.
ATM & Restrooms
An ATM is located in the food court area.
Restrooms are located around the event perimeter.
What to Bring:
Lawn chairs, blankets, shade umbrellas
Cash / Credit Card (Most vendors accept cash and credit. An ATM will be onsite)
Sunscreen / Bug Spray
Water and sodas will be available for purchase. No beer will be sold but you can bring in coolers
No glass bottles
All coolers subject to search
Bags/backpacks (Subject to search)
What Not to Bring:
No pop up tents/stakes in event interior
No glass bottles
No Fireworks / Sparklers / Noisemakers
No grills in event interior