Darien Lions Club
Celebrating Our 45th Anniversary - 2016
The Darien Lions Club sponsors the 4th of July Parade for the enjoyment of all Darien residents and visitors.
Announcers were on hand to describe all of the Parade's entries at the main reviewing stand, and trophies were presented to the winning entries.
* Click here to see 2016 Independence Day Parade pictures.
- 2016 Parade Route & Map -
Interested in taking part in the 2016 parade?
On behalf of the Darien Lions Club, Iím pleased to invite you to participate in our 45th annual Independence Day Parade.
Come and help us show our appreciation for all groups and individuals that work so hard to make both the United States and Darien terrific places to live.
Parade entrants will assemble in the Jewel Parking lot beginning at 8:15am for the parade lineup. The parade will begin PROMPTLY at 9:30am and follow the parade route described above. It will be the responsibility of each participant to provide their own vehicle for the Parade. Signs for vehicles will be provided only for officials from the City of Darien and Lions Club Honorees. All other participants are expected to provide signage for their own entry. It is recommended that parade participants provide water bottles or any refreshments of their choosing for anyone representing their organization. As you know the 4th of July can be very hot so please make sure that your members are hydrated. No water will be provided to parade participants by the Lions Club.
All entrants must complete and submit a Parade Application form and return a signed copy acknowledging the Parade Rules to the parade chairman by June 23rd. Please complete the form with your comments for the Master of Ceremonies to read when passing the Reviewing Stand in the parade. Please email this form to: DarienLionsParade@gmail.com (preferred) or send to the Parade Chairman along with your signed Parade Rules form. The forms can be downloaded from the following link:
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