Come Wednesday, July 4th to downtown Midland to celebrate Americas Birthday and have your children ride in the parade. The parade will start at 10am. Children from birth-12 years may ride sidewalk vehicles in the parade. The parade route will circle the old Courthouse Square beginning on Texas Street and ending in Centennial Plaza and a short patriotic program in Centennial Plaza. There will be lots of Family Fun, a firework show and live music. Admission is free and opens at 6.