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No public parking: There are no designated public parking lots at Lake Pflugerville before or during the event. (Exceptions: handicap vehicles, vendors, hired musicians, staff, volunteers)
Shuttle Buses: run from Hendrickson High School only, starting at Noon on Monday, July 4, 2016.
Shuttle Drop-Off: will be to the North Shore only from Noon to 4 p.m., then to both shores from 4 - 11 p.m.
Bus Before Fireworks Start: The last bus before the fireworks leaves HHS at 8:15 p.m., and will resume the route at 9:30 p.m.
The Final Bus: leaves Lake Pflugerville at 11:30 p.m.
Handicap Vehicle Parking: is allowed in the paved south shore and north shore lots, only with vehicle placard displayed. Handicap shuttle buses will run from Hendrickson High School to and from the lake.
Bus riders may bring: blankets, folding chairs, backpacks, canopies, small coolers or other personal items onto the bus. Note that any items you bring will have to be carried from the bus to your chosen spot at the lake. Pack wisely!
Grills: While small propane grills are allowed, they are discouraged as the event offers many food options from vendors. The propane container can be no larger than an 8-ounce bottle. No wood, charcoal or gasoline cook stoves are allowed (except at vendor booths).
No Pets: Pets are not allowed on the bus or on site. Those bringing a pet will be turned away and have to leave the site to take the animal home.
(Note: There is limited, paid parking sold by private land owners in the nearby area. Expect to walk a long distance to the lake from those lots. Limited directional exit access after the fireworks show, controlled by police officers.)
The last bus before fireworks: runs from the high school at 8:15 p.m. to get to the lake for the fireworks show. Route travel resumes after the fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Bus Route: from Hendrickson High School to and from Lake Pflugerville. Guests may board a bus at either shore to return to HHS.
Live Music After Fireworks: Guests have the option to stay and enjoy live music on the South Shore from 9:45 - 10:45 p.m. before leaving after the lake, or catch a bus right after the show is finished.
The Last Bus: leaves Lake Pflugerville at 11:30 p.m. on Monday, July 4, for the return run to Hendrickson High School parking lots.
Handicap Shuttle Buses: will run the same schedule, or as needed. Exception: Designated onsite handicap parking is both the paved lots on the South Shore and North Shore at Lake Pflugerville.
Volunteers: may take the shuttle buses to get to the lake to work their shifts. Or if you have been issued a vehicle parking hang tag for the water treatment plant lot, you will be admitted there.
Ride the Bus...It's a Blast!
SunscreenSunglassesSwim suit, towels -- if you plan to go in the lakeSmall canopy or pop-up shade, if desiredFolding chair or blanket to sit on, if desiredCash, debit, or credit cards for food, drinks or other purchases. (ATM on site, south side)Toys for the kids, if desiredCameras -- those photos of fireworks can turn out great!
PFREE glow sticks will be given out after 6 p.m. on July 4.
Have a family plan in place if you get separated from each other. (Lost and Found area located at Information booths; police on site will help with lost children.)
Please don't bring the family pet, but leave Pfido at home! Sadly, those bringing pets to the lake will be turned away. The city's Animal Shelter trailer will not be on site in 2016.
Pfestival Do's and Don'ts
Sign-up forms will be available on this page at a later date. Earn a PFREE meal, PFREE parking space, and have loads of PFUN!
Volunteers will be assigned to:
Monitor the bounce housesWatch barricades to keep cars out of parking lotsHelp decorate the stage and the groundsCheck in vendorsCheck in musiciansShuttle other volunteersDeliver food to workers
This event wouldn't be possible without great volunteers, and we appreciate each and every one of them!