Bristol Fourth of July
Bristol, Vermont

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2018 Schedule

June 20th

  • Chicken BBQ 5:30 pm to 8:pm

July 3rd


  • The DJ Jam Man

6:00 pm activities at the ballpark:

  • Food and craft vendors
  • Games
  • Selling raffle tickets
  • Good Live Music and Plenty Of It!

Dusk: Fireworks


July 4th

7:30am 5k Road Race

9:00am Great Bristol Outhouse Race call 453-6396 for a list of the entries!

10:30am Wonderful Parade Begins! This is the oldest continuously run parade in the State of Vermont!

12:00 On the Green:

  • Live Music! Every year another award winning group entertains the crowd! This year: Mango Jam
  • Food and craft vendors (To reserve a space please fill out this form or contact Cecil Foster @ 453-4877 for assistace )

The 4th of July Committee will be selling raffle tickets as a fund raiser.

Other Happenings

  • The Fund Raiser this year will be a 50/50 raffle.
  • The tickets will be $ 2.00 each or 3 for $ 5.00

General Information

  • Parking is not allowed along the parade route.
  • Grand Marshall, who is someone who has been important to our community and who we all want to honor, will ride in the old horse-drawn coach at the front of the parade. This year, we will have one from each of the five towns:
    - New Haven ~ Harvey Smith
    - Monkton ~ Kenneth Wheeling
    - Bristol ~ Peter Ryan
    - Lincoln ~ Hattie Brown
    - Starksboro ~ Susie Clifford
  • Parade Prizes - Floats: $300, $200, $100
  • The Parade Winners will be announced at 2 pm
For the comfort of those around you, we ask that you please leave your pets at home.


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