Don’t miss the Deutschen Pfest parade on Saturday, May 19, 2018.
The parade is held with marching bands, community organizations and community dignitaries. The children’s parade is held just prior to the main parade with a shorter route down Main St. Children dress up in costumes, decorate their bicycles and/or wagons and walk down Main Street. Children’s parade theme is Music in the Air.
Deutschen Pfest Parade
The main Deutschen Pfest Parade starts at the corner of Pfennig and Railroad Avenue and travels down to Main Street. It’s a beautiful time of the year to get out with your neighborhood organization, church group or sports league, hear those high school bands and of course, check out those beautiful classic cars. Use your best parade wave and have a blast at the Annual Deutschen Pfest Parade.
Parade Day Schedule
- Check-in: 8:45 a.m.
- Judging: 9:45 a.m.
- Start: 10:45 a.m.
- Deutschen Parade Route
A shorter parade is offered for the children. Starting at 11:30 a.m. at the corner of Main Street and Railroad, the children’s parade will still lead the main parade. Ribbons are given with awards for best German theme, most decorative wagon/bicycle, most creative entry, and youngest participant.
Children’s parade theme is Music in the Air.
Area school classes, individuals and families are encouraged to participate. Be creative. We request that you not use motorized vehicles in the children’s parade.
Participants report to the parking lot at Wordyisms on Railroad Ave. by 11:15 a.m. for judging. (Please access Railroad Avenue from Pecan Street) Children lead off the parade of floats by proceeding down the short strip of Main Street. Parents are welcome to join their child or wait at the end of the street. Come one, come all and keep Pflugerville traditions alive.
- Starts: 11:30 am (to lead the main parade as it gets to Main Street)
- Location: Corner of Main Street and Railroad (judging at 11:15 a.m. at Wordyisms)
Parade Staging Route *NEW THIS YEAR*
The Parade line-up be in the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church’s parking lot. Floats and parade entries should enter the staging area off of Railroad Ave. This line-up will reduce traffic and allow entry into the Parkcrest neighborhood.
Railroad Ave will be closed from Pflugerville Pkwy to Pfennig Ln. except for parade traffic. Pfennig Ln will remain open to allow access to the Parkcrest neighborhood. There will be no parking at St. Elizabeth’s. Participants can park in the field across from Brookhollow Elementary School or at Park Crest Middle School. It is strongly suggested that walkers be dropped off at Park Crest Middle School. NO PARKING will be allowed in the parade line-up area.
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