The City of Lakeway is issuing the call for entries in its 43rd annual July 4th Parade.This year’s theme of “Salute to Volunteers” honors those who have put service before self to contribute to our country and our city.“The July 4th Celebration Committee encourages everyone to take part in the city’s hometown parade that unites us in spirit,” said Andra Bennett, committee chair and Parks and Recreation director. “This celebration reminds us of those who have served in the military or in civilian roles so we may enjoy our freedom and way of life.”The parade will start at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 4 on Lakeway Drive from the Live Oak Golf Course clubhouse and end at Cross Creek.All entries must assemble at the Live Oak Driving Range, 510 Lakeway Drive, starting at 7 a.m. and be in place and ready to begin at 8:15 a.m.Creative entries, from floats, bands, and golf carts, to walkers and vehicles are welcome to participate in the city’s traditional and unique Lakeway Parade. Any amplified sound from entries should be patriotic in nature.Entries will be placed in categories for judging of corporate businesses, civic organizations and clubs, schools and Scouts, and general classification. Entries will be judged on presentation of the “Salute to Volunteers” theme, creativity, patriotic emphasis, effort, and instant impression. One entry will win Best of Parade.Those who wish to enter a float in the parade may fill out the 2018 Lakeway July 4th Parade Entry Form at www.lakeway-tx.gov/paradeform or pick up a form at Lakeway City Hall, 1102 Lohmans Crossing, or Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek.Please complete and submit the entry forms by June 27 either online or in person to the front desk at Lakeway City Hall or the Lakeway Activity Center.The July 4th Celebration will continue throughout the day with the July 4th Pageantry of Flags at 10:30 a.m. at the Lakeway Activity Center and with special admission pricing of $3 per person at the Lakeway Swim Center, 3103 Lakeway Boulevard. Hours that day will be from noon-8 p.m.