City sponsors house, yard, car decorating contest for July 4th

Using the theme “Back to the Future,” Piedmonters are invited to decorate their house, yard, or car to show their best Independence Day spirit.

The following awards will be given:

  • The Highland Cup (Best Entry)
  • Highland Saucer (Most Patriotic)
  • Highland Spoon (Best Team Entry)
  • Best Car in Place
  • Most Artistic Award
  • Best Spirit Award
  • Best Theme Award

Judges will visit each entry on Saturday, July 3rd between 5:00–7:00 p.m. and winners will be announced on Sunday, July 4th. To enter, email Carla Betts the following information: Name, Address, Cell Phone, Email, Yard or Car Description. Entries due by Thursday, July 1 at 5:00 p.m.

Bringing the Parade to the Community

While we can’t gather together on Highland Avenue, there will be a small flotilla of vehicles that brings the parade to you (or near by)! A small group of vehicles as well as a flatbed truck carrying the venerable Barrelhouse Jazz Band will slowly make its way around town to bring a little bit of parade spirit to the community. Keep a look out for the caravan driving down your street (or close by) between at 12:00–1:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 4th.

4th of July Block Parties Are Back

Coming back in 2021, 4th of July block parties will once again be permitted this year. If you would like to host a 4th of July block party, please fill out the Block Party Form and submit by Friday, June 25th at 5:00 p.m.

Please make sure to follow current State COVID Safety guidelines. City of Piedmont Public Works staff will deliver barricades by Friday, July 2nd. If you need more information about 4th of July block parties please call (510) 420-3040.


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