2021 on-park festivities canceled due to COVID-19.


Line-Up Time: 9:00am | Start Time: 10:30am


The Bristol 4th of July parade is one of the longest running parades in the state. The parade is made up of color guards, fire trucks, bands, and floats. The parade is led by the "Grand Marshall" being carried by the historic horse drawn coach.

On The Go Map

2020 Information

THEME: Celebrating 150 Years of the Bristol Band

GRAND MARSHAL: Nancy Wilson (Librarian, Lawrence Memorial Library)
Accompanied by Steve Welch and Donna Wood of the Bristol Band

Parade Route

  1. Start at the corner of Liberty Street & Pleasant Street

  2. Follow out Pleasant/Spring Street (crossing North Street)

  3. Turn right onto Mountain Street

  4. Turn right onto Main Street

  5. Turn right onto Airport Drive

  6. Finish at the Rec Field

Distance: 1.6 miles

Note: The Review takes place at Holley Hall; the Judging takes place at Rec. Field.

2019 Parade Winners:

  1. Zeno Mountain Farm

  2. Pocock Organizing Committee

  3. (Tie) Lynda Malzac/Project Independence

Video courtesy of Northeast Addison Television (NEAT)