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Over the years the Bristol Fourth of July Celebration has become quite famous and attracts hundreds of thousands of spectators. This year's parade will include bands and drum corps from all over the United States. We look forward to welcoming past supporters and newcomers alike to the float competition and the line of March for the 239th Anniversary of
our Celebration of America’s Independence.

We will be awarding prizes for the Most Patriotic, Most Beautiful, and Most Original floats. There will also be Top Military Honors and Best in the Parade Awards.

Please review the Parade Float Application Package for all the details of entering a float into the Parade. Click the box below to download for 2024.

Please note that incomplete applications and applications postmarked after May 1st may not be accepted, so we ask that you please plan accordingly. All applications will be acknowledged and acceptance will be made based upon your application and design.


For all inquiries email:

Ana Barboza Motta
Parade Chairperson

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