This year’s annual July 4 parade in Kingwood saw a remarkable turnout.

Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman’s office estimated that around 30,000 residents showed up for the celebration. Parade participants of many backgrounds attended, ranging from politicians such as Congressman Dan Crenshaw, retired Congressman Ted Poe, State Rep. Dan Huberty and mayoral candidates Bill King and Tony Buzbee to businesses such as H-E-B and K-Taekwondo and middle school teams such as the Riverwood Longhorns. The participants were greeted by an energetic crowd eager to celebrate American Independence. Children lined up the entirety of W. Lake Houston Pkwy. and Kingwood Drive to receive free candy offered by members of the parade. Residents later converged on Kingwood Town Center, where the Honky Tonk Revivalists and the 70’s Thing performed. The evening was capped off with a spectacular fireworks show.