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Independence Parade Participant Applications Due Soon

A 2010 Independence Parade float sponsored by ARISE honors Famous People with Disabilities.
A 2010 Independence Parade float sponsored by ARISE honors Famous People with Disabilities.

Oswego, NY – Groups and individuals interested in participating in the Oswego Independence Parade on Sunday, July 3rd must get their applications in to the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce no later than June 4th. Applications are available at the Chamber office 44 E. Bridge St. or online at www.oswegofultonchamber.com.

The parade theme this year is “Back in Time” which has the participants beginning from the original starting point of the parade on the West side by the High School. The route will take them north up Liberty St. to W. Bridge St. and on Bridge St. to E. 9th St., finally finishing at Fort Ontario.

The music will start at the Fort at 5pm and will play through the fireworks. The Purple Lancers will start off with a demonstration at 5pm, followed by Donna Colton and Sam Troublemaker at 5:30pm. Mexico Brass takes the stage at 6:15pm with the Oswego High School Jazz ensemble at 7:15pm and finally the Oswego City Band at 8:15pm.