We're having a Fourth of July parade (on 7/4) on Rhode Island Avenue and we need you!
We are looking for marching bands, military units, classic/custom vehicles, dogs/animals, equestrian groups, majorettes, fire/police vehicles, cheerleading squads, local organizations/groups, performers, motorized floats, clown/humorist entries, girl and boy scouts, and many others to participate. Prizes will be awarded for the best entries in each category.
Entries must be received by 4 p.m., Friday, June 24, 2022. Apply here.
Have questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notice: Rhode Island Avenue Temporary Road Closure on Monday, July 4, 2022
Rhode Island Avenue will be temporarily closed to traffic on Monday, July 4, 2022 from 10:00am – 12:00pm for the City of College Park's Fourth of July Parade. During the closure, driving and parking will be prohibited on Rhode Island Avenue between Cherokee Street and Hollywood Shopping Center. All intersections leading to Rhode Island Ave will also be closed. Only local traffic will be permitted at Hollywood Shopping Center, Blackfoot Place, or Cherokee Street.
To avoid the parade route, northbound drivers are encouraged to use MD 193 to Route One, and then take a right onto Edgewood Road. Southbound drivers are encouraged to take Edgewood Road to Route One and turn left onto MD 193.
Police will be in attendance to assist drivers; we apologize in advance for any inconvenience.