2018 Fourth of July Parade

The Sophienburg has organized the New Braunfels Fourth of July parade and program since 1978.

Sophienburg Museum and Archives


Old Time Patriotic Parade & Celebration
July 4, 2018

Scouts in Parade, July 4, 2018

2018 Program

Music — Comal Community Band, Directed by Al Tapia

Parade steps off at 9:15 a.m.

Welcome — Kimberly Westerfer, Sophienburg Board President

Presentation of the Colors — American Legion Walton F. Hoffmann Memorial Post 179

“The Star-Spangled Banner” — Dr. Bill Reeves

Invocation — Pastor Chip Reynolds

Barron Casteel, New Braunfels Mayor
Sherman Krause, Comal County Judge

“God Bless America” and Sing-Along — Dr. Bill Reeves

Benediction — Pastor Chip Reynolds

Closing Remarks — Kimberly Westerfer, Sophienburg Board President

Retiring of the Colors — American Legion Walton F. Hoffmann Memorial Post 179

Ringing of the Courthouse Bells — Barron Schlameus

Calliope Music — Fred Fey

Thank You!

Arlan’s Market — Water

Downtown Association — Posters

Fire/Police Department Officers and First Responders

Hoffmann Family — Bandstand Decorations

Sts. Peter and Paul Church — Use of Parking Lot

Sophienburg Board, Staff, and Volunteers

Parade Participants and Audience

Thanks to the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung for the kind words published July 8, 2018.

New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung Editorial, July 8, 2018

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