The parade steps off at 9:30 beginning at the intersection of Route 27 and Epping Street marching toward the Town Commons to Old Manchester Road to Wight Street.
Celebration on the Commons featuring hotdogs, popcorn, watermelon, snow cones, cotton candy, face painting, crafts, and a dunk tank! This is all free to the public due to the generosity of local businesses and churches.
Arrival Time - 8:15 a.m. Please arrive at the ARGO lot at the intersection of Epping Street and Route 27.
Sign In: Please sign in when you arrive. You will receive your entry number, instructions as to where to locate yourself within the staging area and a commemorative ribbon.
Entry Numbers: Please display prominently by 8:30 a.m.
Route: Beginning at the intersection of Route 27 and Epping Street marching toward the Town Commons to Old Manchester Road to Wight Street.
Keep Moving Please! Parade participants must keep moving during the parade; for safety reasons, stopping to give out items or to interact with those viewing the parade is not permitted.
Give Away Items ONLY: If throwing candy or novelties to children, please toss it all the way to the kids, so they don’t run out onto the roadway. No items may be sold.
Animals: You are encouraged to leave livestock trailers or a vehicle at the Lamprey River Elementary School or the lot at the intersection of Old Manchester Road and Wight Street prior to the parade to provide for your animals when the parade concludes. You must also have someone following directly behind your animals to scoop up any droppings.
Theme: Themes are encouraged. This is the participant’s choice, but we ask it be patriotic in keeping with Independence Day.
Safety First: All participants must comply with directions from police and event volunteers at all times.
Children: Participation of children is encouraged. For their safety, children must be chaperoned by parent or responsible adult.