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Volunteer logo Fourth of July Parade map Click on image to enlarge parade route.

This year's Fourth of July Parade takes place Monday, July 4 at 10 a.m.

Applications will be accepted for entries into the Fourth of July Parade beginning May 2.

The Parade is hosted by Bloomington Parks and Recreation and Downtown Bloomington, Inc. and is sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Laurens B. Strain Post 604, and B97 and Hoosier Country 105.

In honor of Indiana's bicentennial, we encourage all kinds of entries including floats, musical groups, walking groups, classic cars, and other entries that celebrate being a Hoosier!

Volunteers are needed for the Fourth of July Parade. For more information about volunteering, click here.

The number of parade entries is limited, so apply early to reserve your spot. For parade information or to request an application, contact Bill Ream at 812-349-3748 or e-mail

Thank you Fourth of July Parade Supporters!

Event Partner Downtown Bloomington Inc.
Title Sponsor VFW Post 604
Parade Sponsor Hoosier Country 105