2008

Members of the military and veterans from all wars march in and are honored in the annual Towson Area July Fourth Parade. Here, Vietnam vets Nat Richardson and Bill Tucker lower a U.S. flag after marching in the 2008 parade. (File photo/2008)

The Towson Area July Fourth Parade will be held this year on July 4, starting at 10:30 a.m.

Seating: The main reviewing stand for reserved and VIP seating is on Washington Avenue. The secondary reviewing stand with reserved retirement seating is on Bosley Avenue at the entrance to the Circuit Courthouse. Handicapped seating is available on Washington and Bosley avenues. Handicapped spectators must be seated before 8:30 a.m. when streets are closed to traffic. Call 410-832-2190 for more information.

Rain date: There is no rain date; the parade will be cancelled only if there is a downpour and/or thunder and lightning.

Parking: All municipal parking garages (Washington Avenue, Susquehanna Avenue, Baltimore County Public Library) are free. The private, Towson Commons parking garage fee is $5. Free street parking is permitted before the streets are closed to traffic at 8:30 a.m.

Donations: The Towson Area July Fourth Parade Committee is an independent organization supported solely by donations from our supporters in the community. It receives no government funding and donations pay the annual expenses of $30,000. To donate, make checks payable to: Towson Area July 4 Parade Committee Inc.; P.O. Box 5418, Towson, MD 21285-5418

For more information, go to http://www.towsonparade.org.