Welcome to the 35th Annual Independence Day Parade!
"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
9 MARCHING BANDS CONFIRMED FOR 2015!
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!
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)
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
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
Click HERE For Photos of the 2014 Parade!