Skip to content
Home » Fourth of July

Fourth of July

??4th of July info & Volunteers needed??

Sparkman July 4th is such a fun day in our neighborhood; we can’t do it without volunteers! Below are all 2023 July 4th activities


-10:00 AM – Children’s parade begins. Start lining up at 9:50am on the east side of the clubhouse. Best Bike, Best Scooter, & Most Creative Awards. Please get in touch with Jessica Panko if you have questions.

-11:00 AM – The Regular parade begins, with judging happening at 10:50am in front of the clubhouse. Please email Kim Tapia with any questions and to enter your float at

Judging Categories this year: Best All Around, Most Patriotic, Most Creative, Most Sparkman Spirit, Best Golf cart

The annual Sparkman Fourth of July parade route starts and ends at the Sparkman Clubhouse. The route proceeds east on Duchess, south on Marquis, east on Princess then south on Countess.

??Food: volunteers needed to pick up the food, set up, serve in 30 minute shifts & clean up.

$10 adult plate (includes chick fil a sandwich, two sides and a cookie)

$6 kid plate (includes chick fil a nuggets, one side and a cookie) Pay by Cash or Venmo.

??The Bud Shewmaker Classic Horseshoe Tournament: The qualifying round will be held on Sunday 7/2 in the park. Signup at 1:30pm and play starts at 2pm, with the championship on July 4th. Text Clint Fain at 214-244-7050 to sign up for this fun event!

?? Pie Contest – Bring your best pie by 12:30 to the Sparkman clubhouse. We will be accepting apple pies as well as any other pie with red, white or blue filling. (Blueberry, coconut, cherry, strawberry, etc). Pie contest open to all Sparkman Club Members. Judging will be at 1:00pm.

Rules: Please submit two pies, one for the judges and one for the dessert table. Pies must be prepared and baked by the individual submitting the pie. Bake in a disposable pie pan; the return of pie plates cannot be guaranteed. Pies will be judged on Flavor, Filling, Crust, Overall Appearance and Creativity. Have fun, It’s Pie!!

??Games: Pool games at 3pm- Splash contest, money dive, & beer dive.

??Tween Queens Float: If you have a girl who has turned 12 this year then they get the honor of riding on their own float in the parade. Parents will get together on this to organize. Please contact Kristyn Bartley if your tween daughter would like to participate at