4th of July Parade theme announced

Submitted by the San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce

The San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the theme for the 2024 4th of July Parade in Friday Harbor: “Rock-it to the Red, White and Blue”.

The event has been rated one of the top 10 small-town 4th of July celebrations in the USA. The parade will start at approximately 10:30 a.m. (depending on the summer ferry schedule) on Thursday, July 4th. A full day of music, food and entertainment will culminate with a glorious fireworks extravaganza over the scenic Port of Friday Harbor.

The Chamber encourages all of those interested to gather your creative crew and begin plans on your costumes, floats and themed entries. Prizes will be awarded for the following categories-Best Use of Theme Float, Best Use of Theme Non-Float, Best Use of Theme- Children/Youth, Best Costume Group, Best Animal/Animal Group, Judge Choice and Best Vehicle.

To participate in the 2024 Friday Harbor Independence Day Parade, please email: parade@sanjuanisland.org for an application or download it at www.sanjuanisland.org