2nd Annual Edgewood/Joppatowne Independence Day Parade 2009

Announcing the second annual Edgewood-Joppatowne Independence Day Parade!

When:  Sunday, July 5, 2009 at 6:00 PM

Where:  Starting at the Edgewood Boys and Girls club and following Hanson Road to the Edgewood High School

Contact ejj4julyparade@yahoo.com for more information!

Independence Day Parade:

The 2nd Annual Edgewood & Joppa-Joppatowne Independence Day parade will be held on July 5th, 2009 starting at 6:00 pm in Edgewood.  The starting location will be at the Boys and Girls Club on Cedar Drive and the parade route will be along Hanson Rd./Rt. 755 toward Edgewood High School.  IT’S NOT TOO LATE to register as a participant!!! New application deadline is June 15, 2009 and July 5th is fast approaching!!!   If you are going to participate in the parade; please fill out an application form available at ejj4julyparade@yahoo.com or you may contact Marlon E. Gittens @ 443-653-2091.  It is necessary that everyone participating in the parade apply/register.   In our hopes to make this a memorable parade for Edgewood, we expect it to be done with decorum, unity and order so as to run smoothly.  Also, your applications will be categorized because there will be awards!

When registering, some of the information needed is as follows:

About Your Unit: Select the category in which you will be placed.  This is critically important for judging:

Band, Drum & Bugle Corps, Majorette Corps
Color Guard
Beauty Queen or Honored Individual
Musical Marching Unit
Non-Musical Marching or Wheeling Unit
Comic or Novelty Act
Float (see the rules for definition of what is a float)
Mobile Unit(s)
Antique Vehicle (car, truck, fire engine, military vehicles)
Equestrian Unit(s)
Fire Company
Elected Public Official

Number of vehicles your unit will have IN the parade  (e.g., following behind a marching unit) and the number of vehicles your group will use to DROP OFF people in the staging area.  A description of your unit is also required as this information will be broadcast from the Reviewing Stand and will help placing you most advantageously in the parade.

The yearly celebration’s parade route alternates between Joppatowne and Edgewood locations as this is a collaborative endeavor between our communities. PLEASE come out and join the parade and celebration of our freedoms either as a parade participant or street-side observer!  For more  information on this community event please email:

2nd Annual Edgewood-Joppatowne Independence Day Parade 2009
2nd Annual Edgewood-Joppatowne Independence Day Parade 2009