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PARADE

Sunday August 6th

The parade is the last official event of Yankee Homecoming.  It begins at the intersection of Moseley Avenue and Ferry Road and follows a 2 mile route down historic High Street in Newburyport, ending near the Newbury line.  The parade features traditional attractions such as emergency vehicles, antique cars, marching bands and entertainers, but also adds a distinctive local flavor with floats sponsored/created by local businesses and organizations.

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This is a great way to promote your business/organization. Remember there is no fee for floats that represent the Yankee Homecoming theme (A Timeless Tradition) and/or the organization is a not for profit. Groups are welcome to enter floats that represent a company we just ask that they adhere to the Advertisers fee on participation application found below. This year we are pleased to announce cash prizes for the top three floats:
General Chairman’s Award (best use of theme) $400
Second Place $200
Third Place $100

Below are some of our entertainers you will see at this years parade
Acton Minuteman
Aleppo Shriners – 1901 Motor Patrol
Boston Windjammers
Clowning for Kidz
Crimson Brigade Marching Band
Josef Nocera
New Liberty Jazz Band
Northeast Italian Band
Nutmeg Fife and Drum
The Party Band

Click the below links for more information on how to participate in our 2017 parade
Band Application
Participant Application
Political Application

 

 

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Awards

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