Parade Participation Inquiries


If your organization has interest in being invited to participate in our Parade, please review the 2018 PARADE RULES and the 2018 Waiver of Liability.

Please contact the parade chairman Michele Martins, here to get more information.

Bristol’s Fourth of July Celebration

Parade – July 4, 2018


The Fourth of July Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. and will step-off at the corner of Chestnut Street and Hope Street (Rt. 114) and ends on High Street, between State Street and Bradford Street.

Hope Street (Rt. 114) will be closed off beginning at 8:00 a.m., including Poppasquash Road.

Beginning at 7:00 a.m., Chestnut Street, Naomi Street and Sherry Avenue will be closed to traffic. A parking ban along the parade route goes into effect the night before the parade.

Fourth of July Parade

Chairman: Michele Martins

For all inquiries regarding the Military, Civic and Fireman’s Fourth of July Parade, please contact Michele Martins, here.




Parade Floats

The Float Chairman for the 4th of July Parade is Jim Tavares.

If you want more information about floats, follow this link to the Parade Floats page.


Parade Bands

The Band Chairman for the 4th of July parade is Anthony Mederos. Please complete the form and return to the address on the form.

2018 Band Application for Parade

Parade Vending

The Vending Chairman for the 4th of July parade is John Daniels. Please complete the form below to get in touch.

Parade Vending Application – Available Soon!