At the triangle of Jerusalem, Bradshaw and Bel Air Roads Kingsville, Maryland


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Welcome to the 35th Annual Independence Day Parade!

2015 Theme:

"Proud to be an American"

Congratulations to Kelsey Stelmack from St. Steven School who submitted this year's theme

2015 GRAND MARSHALLS                                             Stephanie and Frank Duchacek

Read here about these community leaders


We are proud to announce that the Baltimore City Pipe Band, the Westminster Marching Band and  marching bands from the folloing high schools have already confirmed their participation in this year's parade: C. Milton Wright High School, Edgewood High School, Fallston High School, Havre de Grace High School, John Carroll High School, Joppatowne High School, and Patterson Mill High School.

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It's not too early to enter the Parade!

Parade Entries

The Kingsville Independence Parade welcomes a wide variety of entries from youth, individuals, organizations, officials, and commercial enterprises. More information on how to enter can be found here. Entries are judged, and prizes awarded, in the following categories:

  • Marching Units (Major) - 1st, 2nd, 3rd

  •  Band/Musical Entry-“BUD HUSON AMERICAN PRIDE AWARD”- Trophy

  • Antique Vehicles - 1st, 2nd, 3rd

  • Equestrian (Individual) - 1st, 2nd, 3rd

  •  Equestrian (Group) - 1st, 2nd, 3rd

  • Family, Group or Individual Entry - 1st, 2nd, 3rd

  • Young Set (Age 12 & under) - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

  • Commercial Entries or Floats - 1st, 2nd, 3rd (trophy awards only)

  • Non-Commercial Floats - 1st, 2nd, 3rd (trophy awards only)

  • Fire Apparatus: 

    • Melvin C. Neuman Award for BEST APPEARING COMPANY IN PARADE

    • Best Appearing Engine

    • 2nd Best Appearing Engine

    • Best Appearing Truck Co

    • Best Appearing Ambulance

  • Recreational Vehicle - 1st, 2nd, 3rd

  • Non Competing

    Overall Judge's Awards:

  • BEST INTERPRETATION OF THEME:   1st  - $150;   2nd  - $100;   3rd  - $50;

  • 14th Annual Mary Frances Sheppard Award for BEST ENTRY IN PARADE  -  $150

Our Parade Sponsors and Service Providers

Our parade is self-sustaining through the generosity of the community and  sponsors and providers of in-kind services. Please consider joining this year's sponsors and help the Parade fulfill it's mission. Please patronize these community-minded businesses and be sure to let them know that you appreciate their contributions when you thank them for sponsoring the Kingsville Independence Day Parade! Past sponsors include:

  • Reds Market
  • PNC Bank
  • Corbin Fuel Company
  • Sunshine Grille, LLC
  • Kingsville Plaza by Goettner Const. Co., Inc.
  • Bay View Home Care
  • John and Kathy Brooks
  • CRS Flooring America By Bill Mackley
  • Kingsville Auto Repair
  • Fork Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Kevin Doherty
  • Paul E. Field, Jr. D.D.S.
  • J.S.I. Automotive
  • Smith & Prothero Physical Therapy
  • Long Green Animal Dermatology, Dr. Joseph Bernstein
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Dave’s Tag and Title
  • Pete’s Pickins
  • Von Paris Moving & Storage
  • Kingsville Parade Patrons
  • Maryland Portable Restrooms
  • Metro Talk

    Click HERE For Photos of the 2014 Parade!