Grinnell Chamber

Grinnell On The Fourth

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Fourth of July Parade

Thursday, July 4, 2019 | 5:00 pm

Enjoy an incredible Independence Day parade in Grinnell. 

Register your float for the parade here!


Line up for the parade will begin at 3:30 pm on Thursday, July 4. The parade will begin at 5 pm with streets closing at 4:30 pm.

For line up, all entries should enter from High Street, where entries will then be staged and lined up facing west on Hamilton Avenue. The parade will then start north on Broad Street through downtown (Central Park); turn east on 10th Avenue (north of the College area), then east on 10th Avenue to Penrose Street (Ahrens Park), turning south until 7th Avenue & Penrose Street.  

All entries will turn into the Bayer (Monsanto) parking lot and on through to Highway 6. For safety reasons, the Monsanto parking lot is the parade drop off area and there is parking available for those needing to pick people up from the parade.


Thursday, July 4, 2019 | Dusk

Location: Ahrens Park

Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display with your family, friends and neighbors at Ahrens Park.


The Grinnell on the Fourth Parade is produced by the Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce. This year's sponsors of the parade are Grinnell College and ASI. 

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