Deadline Extended for Grand Marshal Nominees

MARCH 30, 2018 

You still have time to give us your application for nominee for the 2018 Havre de Grace Parade Grand Marshal!

2018 Havre de Grace Independence Celebration

The Havre de Grace Independence Day Parade Grand Marshal is an individual who embodies the parade’s annual theme and is chosen to represent our city.

The theme of the 2018 Havre de Grace Independence Day Parade is “Havre de Grace Honors America’s Volunteers.”

The Grand Marshal will serve as the ambassador of the Havre de Grace Independence Day Celebration. This individual will be recognized at local community events leading up to the parade and will lead the parade Sunday, July 1, 2018 as an exemplar of volunteerism in the Havre de Grace community.

The Grand Marshal will be presented at the Judges Stand before the parade in recognition of the individual’s achievements.

So please CLICK HERE to
download the application and
return to the committee no later
than March 30, 2018.

2018 Offers a Great Celebration

The Parade and Fireworks Scheduled for
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Along with the Downtown Block Party, Amish Outlaws Concert, Concord Point “Battle of the Bands” and the Fireworks, the day is sure to be absolutely fantastic! See the 2018 Schedule for details.

In addition, this year’s CARNIVAL is scheduled
for Sept. 12 – 15, 2018

WHAT:  A carnival to raise funds for the Havre de Grace Independence Day festivities.
WHEN: Sept 12-15, 2018
WHO:  Carnival Operator: Houghton Enterprises
WHERE:  Tydings Park swale area and half of City Marina parking lot

DETAILS:  more to follow in coming months

  • Rides for kids of all ages
  • Food vendors to include pizza, chicken skewers, ice cream, funnel cakes, corn dogs, etc.
  • All-you-can-ride wristbands. Pre-sale:  $20 / At the gate: $25