will celebrate July 4 with a day-long Riverfest celebration that includes parades, live music, festival food and fireworks.
This is the second year that the city will keep the event to one day.
The year, the parade will start at 10 a.m. in Blanchette Park. Floats and participants will head down Randolph to Kingshighway, then turn left on Clark and right on Main Street.
Mayor Sally Faith will announce winners of the parade around noon and will offer a welcome.
The children's area, food, drink and vendor booths open at noon. This year, Main Street Church and Jakes on Main will help put on family-friendly games from noon to 5 p.m. The children's area features arts and crafts, Kincaid Karacters Puppet Shows, interactive art and balloons.
Stop by the military display at Katy Depot to view a salute to the troops.
The fireworks display is still scheduled for 9:20 p.m.
Residents are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs.
Schedule for Riverfest 2012
10-12 p.m. Riverfest Parade runs from down Main Street.
12-6 p.m. Children's area features arts and crafts, interactive games (from 12-5 p.m.) interactive art (12:30-6 p.m.) puppet shows (1, 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.) This is located in Frontier Park.
Performers will be on the Jaycee Stage in .
12:20-12:30 p.m. George Champlain Sibley Fife and Drum Corps
12:30-2:30 p.m. Patt Holt Singers
2:45-3:45 p.m. The Cattani Band
4:15-5:30 p.m. Saint Charles Municipal Band
6-7:30 p.m. Charles Glenn
8-9:15 p.m. Fabulous Motown Revue
9:15 p.m. Mayor’s Welcome
9:20 p.m. Fireworks
9:45-10:30 p.m. Charles Glenn