midsection of girl holding lit sparkler

midsection of girl holding lit sparkler

Fourth of July parade theme announced

  • Fri May 10th, 2019 1:30am
  • Life

Submitted by the San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce

The San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the theme for the 2019 Fourth of July Parade in Friday Harbor: Parade of Stars: Past and Present.

The event has been rated one of the top 10 small town Fourth of July celebrations in the United States. The parade will start at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 4. A full day of food, entertainment and music 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 nonfloat; best use of theme – children/youth; best costume group; best animal/animal group; judges’ choice; best off-island entry; and best vehicle.

To participate in the 2019 Friday Harbor Independence Day Parade, email parade@sanjuanisland.org for an application, or download it at www.sanjuanisland.org.