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With an estimated 30,000+ people lining the streets, and a live televised broadcast reaching around the world, the 100-year tradition of the Belton 4th of July Celebration will include a 1 1/2 mile parade route running south on Main Street (FM317) from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor to the Bell County Courthouse, then east on Central Avenue, and north on Birdwell to the Belton Police Memorial.


Following the parade, much of the crowd moves to the adjacent Liberty Park for the Festival on Nolan Creek with food and craft vendors, games, a petting zoo, static displays of military and first responder equipment, and live entertainment at the centrally located gazebo. Carnival rides and attractions fill Liberty Park located within a short walking distance on the Belton Hike and Bike Trail.


The three-night PRCA Rodeo is held July 4-6 at the Cadence Bank Center, an indoor, air-conditioned facility with a capacity for 5,900 rodeo attendees. Cowboys from around the country descend on the only PRCA Rodeo in Texas during this holiday weekend making it a must-see event.


Music is an important part of our celebration with the Backyard Party at Schoepf’s Concert and Fireworks show an annual favorite. Kicking off our weeklong celebration is the Downtown Street Party and Concert on June 29th! Both events are open to the public as non-ticketed free events. Reserved VIP areas are available for sponsors.


The Belton 4th of July Celebration is promoted extensively throughout Central Texas with a professional marketing campaign supported by local and regional media sponsors and marketing partners. Benefits to sponsors include access to high-volume pedestrian traffic, promotion through the marketing campaign, support of our local military families, the opportunity to be part of a “feel good” community event, and the chance to engage with a multicultural, family-friendly audience at the largest annual event in our Central Texas area.


Join us in celebrating patriotism, traditional family values, and small-town America at the Belton 4th of July Celebration!

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Kick off the 4th of July Celebration!

Saturday, June 29th

Downtown Belton around the Bell County Courthouse, 101 E Central Ave.

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The Belton Area Chamber of Commerce is kicking off the weeklong 4th of July Celebration with a Downtown Street Party on Saturday, June 29 featuring live music, food trucks, craft beer and wine, activities and games, and fun for all. This non-ticketed family-friendly event is open to the public at no charge with the goal of bringing people together to celebrate in the Downtown Belton area.


Live musical entertainment will be performed on the Vista Real Estate Cory Herring Home Stage on Central throughout the evening. The stage will be located in front of the Historic Bell County Courthouse.

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Family Fun

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Games

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Live Music!

Bring your lawn chairs & dancing shoes!

100th annual Belton PRCA Rodeo

July 4TH, 5TH, & 6TH

7pm-9pm (doors open at 6pm)

Cadence Bank Center

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The three-night PRCA Rodeo is held July 4-6 at the Cadence Bank Center, an indoor, air-conditioned facility with a capacity for 5,900 rodeo attendees. Cowboys from around the country descend on the only PRCA Rodeo in Texas during this holiday weekend making it a must-see event.

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Military Appreciation Night

6pm - 9pm

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Western Gift Show

Rodeo

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July 5th

Hometown heroes

6pm - 9pm

7pm

Western Gift Show

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July 6th

Family Night 

(Kids 12 & under get in free with a paid adult. Gen. Admission only.)

6pm - 9pm

6:30pm

7pm

Western Gift Show

Stick Horse Stampede

Rodeo

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charlie throckmorton

rodeo announcer

Rodeo announcer Charlie Throckmorton’s career spans more than 30 years. He announced his first rodeo in 1969 while still in high school. Now a Gold Card member of the PRCA, Throckmorton has covered rodeo and bull riding competitions in 44 states across the nation. In April 2007, Charlie was inducted into the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame. This honor is in recognition of his abilities and contributions to the sport of rodeo. Charlie Throckmorton’s voice has been heard on live NBC television billboards, as well as many state fairs and rodeos throughout the country. Charlie lives in Cleburne, Texas where he enjoys riding his Heritage Softail Harley Davidson as a hobby. He has a son, Taylor, a daughter, Katy, and a granddaughter, Autum.

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Professional rodeo clown and barrel man "Backflip" Johnny Dudley of Denton, TX is one of the top talents in pro rodeo. He is known for amazing feature acts, along with his quick wit and off-the-cuff banter that keeps crowds laughing until their sides hurt. He has performed at rodeos from Florida to Alaska and just about everywhere in between.

He has been chosen three times for the Turquoise Circuit Finals rodeo, six times for the PRCA's All-American Finals, nominated twice for PRCA Comedy Act of the Year, and was voted as the 2019 Coors Man in the Can. But, before becoming a rodeo clown, Johnny served 8 years in the United States Marine Corps and then went on to college where he graduated with a degree in International Business. Johnny is one of the most likable people you will ever meet and greets everyone with a big Texas smile.

Western Gift Show

Every night of the Rodeo in the Concourse 6pm-9pm

Shop vendor booths! Collectibles, Boutique Clothing, Handbags, Jewelry, Cowboy Hats, Leather Boots & Belts and more!

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Admission Fees

(Prices do not include processing fees.)

Reserved Seats






General Admission


  • Adults $27
  • Children (12 and under) $22
  • Seniors $22
  • Military (1 ticket per ID) $22
  • Adults $22
  • Children (12 and under) $17
  • Seniors $17
  • Military (1 ticket per ID) $17

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