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We are so excited to be able to celebrate the 4th of July with everyone this year! Things will look a little different this year as we are keeping our residents safety in mind. Due to the COVID-19 guidelines and policies, we will NOT be having a 4th of July Festival, but WILL be having an amazing Parade and spectacular Fireworks Display!!!


Parade

Join us for our 4th of July Parade beginning at 2:00pm! The parade will begin at Plaza at 501 and travel down Florissant Rd, ending at January-Wabash Park. This year’s theme is "Parading Out of the Pandemic". We are asking our residents to practice social distancing along the parade route. If you are within 6 feet of another person, we ask that you wear your face mask.

Interested in participating in this year's parade? Stop by the Ferguson Community Center or click here for the application. Once the application is filled out, submit to khaniford@fergusoncity.com or the Ferguson Community Center (1050 Smith Ave).

2021 Parade Application

Parade Judging Categories
Best Decorated: This is awarded to the entry who goes above and beyond the decoration of their float. This includes overall appearance of vehicle, special effects, and/or sound.
Best Theme: This is awarded to the entry who goes above and beyond the set parade theme (Parading out of the Pandemic). This includes overall appearance of vehicle and walkers/marchers.
Best Musical Walking/Marching Group: This award is awarded to the best walking/marching group based upon overall appearance, precision, music selection, and special effects.
Best Walking/Marching Unit (No Music): This award is awarded to the best walking/marching group based upon overall appearance, precision, and special effects.
Best Antique Automobile Unit: This award is given to the entry that has the best antique automobile unit in the parade.
Mayor’s Trophy: This award is decided by the Mayor of Ferguson.
Len Winter’s Memorial Award: This award is the overall winner. Judges will take into consideration all factors of the float and award this trophy to the most imaginable overall winner.

 


Fireworks

Beginning at approximately 9:15pm, we will have our spectacular Fireworks Display! Residents are encouraged to watch from their homes and not congregate at the park.



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