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2024 Fourth of July Parade - Community Float Registration

  • 15 Apr 2024
  • 12:00 AM
  • 24 Jun 2024
  • 11:30 PM
  • Great Plain Avenue, between Pickering and Webster Streets


  • Parade registration for businesses that would like to be in the parade.
  • Parade registration for community groups and non-profit organizations.

    "Friends of a Business" does not count as a community organization.



To be held on July 4th, starting at 9:00 AM


The Needham Fourth of July Activities are funded and organized solely by the Exchange Club of Needham. It is the intent of the Exchange Club to present a community oriented, non-commercial, non-political, fun and safe activity for the residents of Needham.

There is no parade theme.

Floats will be judged based on the criteria here.

  • Participation is free for community organizations and Needham non-profits. Commercial and business floats have a $150 fee.
  • A float is defined as anything that will move along the parade route. It will be in good taste and should result in enjoyment for participants and observers. Floats shall abide by Parade policies regarding signs and handouts.
  • The Parade is not to be used as a forum for a candidate for political office, or for any organization promoting a cause.
  • No swag, fliers, or promotional materials will be distributed to spectators along the route.
  • No goods, merchandise, food, or beverages will be sold or distributed to spectators along the route.
  • No objects of any kind (e.g. candy, flyers) shall be distributed or thrown by any parade participants on the Parade route.

Float registration includes agreement with the policies, identification of a contact person, and a description of the float.

The parade map can be found at Parade Map

If you prefer to send in a paper registration the form can be found at Community Float Registration.

Parade theme to be decided by mid-May.

Questions can be directed to needhamexchangeclub@gmail.com

The Exchange Club of Needham

P.O. Box 920475, Needham, MA 02492

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