Entries Needed for Blacksburg July 4th Parade

Entries Needed for Blacksburg July 4th Parade 2The Mount Tabor Ruritan Club is sponsoring the Thirty-fourth Annual Blacksburg 4th of July Parade. We invite you to join us with your floats, bicycles, wagons, marchers, walkers, antique/classic cars, race cars, horses, fire engines, scouts, bands, sports teams, etc.

WHEN: Monday, July 4, 2022, beginning at 2:00 p.m.

ROUTE: Beginning at Midtown Blacksburg and Eheart Street SE. Parade will end on Alumni Mall, near Tech’s Drillfield.

CHECK-IN & LINE-UP:
1:30 p.m.—Line up on Eheart Street. (See attached map.) Line-up positions will be e‐mailed to participants a few days before the parade. Mount Tabor Ruritan Club members will be on hand to assist with line-up.

THEME: Thanking Medical Personnel & First Responders

FLOAT LIMITATIONS: No more than 13 feet high. Candy may be passed out, but MUST NOT BE THROWN FROM VEHICLES. This is so that kids don’t run into the street near vehicle wheels to pick up candy. Vehicles must travel at parade speed and not accelerate towards spectators.
Blue Ribbon Awards will be awarded at the judges’ discretion.

For information text or call Gavin Faulkner, 540-449-6178 • gavin@rowanmountain.com • Facebook: MtTaborRuritan

Beginning at 6 p.m., the Blacksburg Parks & Recreation Department (540-443-1100) will have music, food and entertainment near the Blacksburg Recreation Center, ending with fireworks at 9:30 p.m.