Community foundation preparing for 4th of July parade

Jun. 16, 2014  PLYMOUTH EAGLE.

Plymouth Michigan News


Registration is now under way for one of the most popular Independence Day celebrations in the area.

The Northville Community Foundation will again sponsor the annual Independence Day Parade beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, July 4 in downtown Northville. This year, as is tradition, the parade will feature floats, characters, bands, classic and vintage cars, veterans, fire trucks, bikes, and even animals make their way through the streets of Northville. There may even be a few new surprises in store for our spectators, noted foundation president Shari Peters.

The parade route begins at the corner of Griswold and Main Street in Northville and continues down Main to Rogers to Cady to Wing to Fairbrook Street and ends at Fairbrook and Center Street

St. Mary Mercy Livonia is again the major sponsor of the parade.

Entries are now being accepted for floats, dancing groups, band, marching groups, characters, lawn-mowing brigade and many other originals.

Visit to download a registration form or call (248) 374- 0200.


Bike parade entries sought


Children 5 and older can plan on entering the Northville Independence Day Parade planned for 10 a.m. July 4.

The theme this year is Celebrating America’s Heroes and youngsters should decorate their bikes to celebrate the holiday. Parents can walk with children during the parade.

Those who wish to participate can arrive at the Northville Downs parking lot at Seven Mile and Sheldon roads by 9:20 a.m. July 4.

The bike parade contest is sponsored by Meijer and the winners each receive a gift certificate from the store.

The parade is presented by the Northville Community Foundation. For more information, call (248) 374- 0200.


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