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2016 Parade Theme: Celebration!2016 independence day logo_general

Celebrating 10 decades of parades!

Use your imagination as you design your parade entry/float in conjunction with the all- American Fourth of July celebration! Whether it’s pulling up a blanket at Graf Park to watch the Wheaton fireworks or gathering with family along Main Street to watch the parade, Wheaton’s festivities are definitely a great reflection of the all-American tradition of Independence Day celebrations.

  • July 3rd, 2016 | 4:30-9P | Graf Park
    Food Vendors, Business Expo, Carnival Rides, DJ, and Fireworks at dusk
  • July 4th, 2016 | 10A | Downtown Wheaton
    Parade in Downtown Wheaton

Sign up to participate in the parade!

Parade Entry Sign-Up


Partner With Us
Sponsorship Opportunities Packet (PDF)
Contact Nicole Kapala, nkapala@wheatonparks.org

Parade Entry Questions
Contact Sherry Krajelis, skrajelis@wheatonparks.org

Food Vendors
July 3rd Food Vendor Application (PDF)
Contact Dan Novak, dnovak@wheatonparks.org


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