2018 Celebrate Commemorate Parade May 26th

Waterloo Remembers

Parade Chair – Sarah Smolinski    315.745.9928    sarahemcmaster@yahoo.com

Everyone is welcome to join us once again for the Celebrate Freedom Parade. Lineup will be at 10:15 and the parade will step off precisely at 11. We’re asking you to come a little early because we anticipate that there will be a great number of participants.

If you’ve been in the parade before, you know what fun it can be. Once again, we will have divisions for military and officials; youth organizations; schools and families; churches, seniors and organizations; and vehicles. The Civil War and American Revolutionary War groups will have a “parade within a parade.”

Please look for the posters indicating where your group should line up. Briefly, Group 1, officials, will be on Clark Street to Main,

Group 1A, military and veterans, Clark Street behind Group 1. Honor float will feature Sampson WWII Navy Veterans accompanied by the Navy Reserve Honor Guard.

Group 2, Civil War and other military reenactor groups, East Williams Street west. This “parade within a parade” will be very large and spectacular this year. Come early and bring your flags!

Group 3, Youth organizations, East Williams Street east.

Group 4, businesses, organizations and churches, Elisha Street east.

Group 5, vehicles and businesses, Clark Street north from Elisha Street.

Special “dignitaries” in this year’s parade will include three past US Presidents – President Teddy Roosevelt, President Abe Lincoln and President Ulysses S. Grant. And we are very excited to have the very popular Hit Men return to our lineup this year.

Please use the form below to let us know you are coming and send us information about your group that will be read by the announcer as you pass the reviewing stand in front of the post office. Please submit as soon as possible. And encourage your friends to join us, too.  Everyone is welcome!

Click here and print to respond to Sarah’s invitation!

Parade Participants Form





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