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The 2025 King William Fair Parade application process will open in October, 2024.

To increase the chances of your application being accepted, keep in mind the Parade committee is looking for "wow factor," the ability to follow the Parade's theme, and relationship to the King William neighborhood and or surrounding neighborhoods.

Please take your time to describe your entry, this will be a judging factor.

The King William Fair Parade is scheduled for May 3, 2025. Parade lineup begins at 6 a.m. and steps off promptly at 9 a.m.

Parade entry fee is $150. All applicants pay a $25 nonrefundable application fee. Neighborhood residents (King William and Lavaca) Parade entry fees are $75. Non-profit organization fees are $100, and require proof of 501(c)(3) status.

Thanks to the King William Fair proceeds, which includes Parade entry fees, the King William Association has donated close to $800,000 in grants and scholarships since 2001.

If you have additional questions or would like to tell your story about King William, please email us at

The King William Fair officially begins when the Parade steps off at 9:00 am.
Beginning on E. Guenther at Eagleland, the Parade travels through the Fair Zone, and ends on Adams at Eagleland.
  • The Parade route is 1.5 miles long and lasts approximately 90 minutes
  • Viewing is available along the total length of the Parade route.
  • Free viewing located on Adams Street in between Pereida and Eagleland Dr. and on E. Guenther Street in between S. Alamo & Eagleland Dr.


Wrangle On, Sue! The King William Fair honors Sue Duffy, who was Chief Parade Wrangler from 2007 until her death in 2017. Although Sue did not live in the neighborhood, she devoted countless hours to curating and cultivating the parade into a city-wide favorite. Sue was also a former Fair performer (Irish dance), and loved spending time in the ‘hood


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