Come out to Carl Junction, MO, and enjoy a family fun Fourth of July parade. Bring your lawn chairs, sunscreen, and bottled water and help celebrate our Nation’s Independence Day. If you’d like to be in the parade registration will begin at 8:30 am until 9:00 between Pennell and Broadway (look for the red tent and get your entry number). Sports teams are welcome, and a special parade category is “most patriotic pet,” cars, trucks, bikes, and more are welcome. Be prepared and on time as the judging will begin promptly at 9:30 AM. We also get to enjoy celebrating the first Miss & Mr. Carl Junction. There will be contests, food, vendors and so much more!
Who will be crowned the first Little Miss & Mr. Carl Junction? Will a sports team add another trophy to their case? What creature will be the most patriotic pet? Come find out on Monday, July 4 at 10 AM!!!
A HUGE thank you to our sponsors for helping us make this event happen! Now let’s talk about some details!
Spectators: Grab your chair, and a bottle of water and join us in celebrating our beautiful Nation’s Independence Day! The parade route will begin on Broadway, east on Wells St, and north on Main St. Awards will be INSIDE the Community Center, along with the Senior Center’s Bake Sale (CASH ONLY!!!)
Participants: There is no cost and anyone can participate in our parade! Simply arrive to register between 8:30 AM -9:00 AM Monday morning between Pennell and Broadway and look for the red tent to receive your entry number. All participants will line up between the Carl Junction Elementary Schools AFTER they have registered. You will be directed where to park as you arrive. Judging will begin promptly at 9:30 AM, so be sure to arrive on time.
Prizes and trophies will be awarded INSIDE the Community Center directly following the parade! YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!