4th of July Parade
4th of July Parade lineup from 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM. Parade will begin promptly at 10:00 AM.
Return completed registration form on or before noon on July 2. This year you won’t have to deal with trying to social distance in a crowd of people, finding a parking space or summertime heat and humidity-- if you don’t want to, because the City of Fort Pierre, the Street Masters Car Club 2020 Dam Run and Road to the River Aug. 7-8 in Pierre and Fort Pierre and the Dakota Radio Group will livestream the parade at www.drgnews.com. The parade starts at 10am CT and DRG staff will provide commentary and descriptions of parade entries as they go by the camera.
Parade entrants are asked to register in advance by noon Thursday. The entry form can be found on the City of Fort Pierre website. Staging and line-up is from 8-9:30am in the traditional location between Highway 83 and Salebarn Road. If you have multiple entries that you would like to have grouped together in the parade, please show up at the same time. No water cannons or large water guns will be allowed. Entries in place before 9:30am will be eligible to win awards, including:
- Most Patriotic,
- Best Horse Drawn,
- Most Humorous;
- Best South Dakota Pride;
- Best Fort Pierre Pride, and
- Best Antique Vehicle.
Get a parade form: https://www.fortpierre.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Parade-form-2020-1.pdf