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Fourth of July Parade

July 4 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am

The Rotary Club of Jacksonville invites you to join in the fun and be a part of our Fourth of July Parade on Thursday, July 4, 2024.

This year our focus is Building Community Magic. We are celebrating those who play a vital role in preserving, promoting and enhancing our rich culture heritage while building community identity. Their contributions encourage us to be curious challenge our thinking, ask questions, and inspire us to imagine our place in the world.

To Register:

Registration entry point is on Westgate and Horsebarn Road at the Southwest Gate of the Morgan County Fairgrounds. Parade lineup numbers will be assigned the day of the parade. Please Note: the order of the parade line up is determined by the order in which you check in with registration: first checked in/first placed. Lineup will be along Grandstand Road on the fairgrounds. Floats and long vehicles must arrive by 9:00 am. One person with each entry is required to check in to receive a parade number and last-minute information. For entries with multiple vehicles, all vehicles MUST check in TOGETHER.

By submitting this form, you guarantee that all Vehicles and drivers entered in the parade are properly insured, drivers are 25 years old or older, and have a valid driver’s license. Registrants further agree to abide by any public health or safety guidelines of the Rotary Club of Jacksonville or local authorities.

Stop by the Convention and Visitor’s Bureau 310 East State Street to pick up your form to enter!


The parade will originate on Grand Avenue (Morgan County Fairground gate) headed East on west State Street to Central Park, turning right and proceeding counterclockwise around Central Park Plaza, then turning right onto North Main Street. Entries may disperse East or West onto Douglas Avenue or North on Main Street.


July 4
8:30 am - 9:45 am


Jacksonville Rotary Club
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