Clarkston’s Fourth of July Parade is looking for veterans, especially from World War II and the Korean War, to be part of this year’s parade. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 248-514-1729.
This year’s parade theme is “Main Street USA” and the parade will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4, in the St. Daniel Catholic Church parking lot.
All businesses, community non-profits, churches, politicians or group are invited to march. Applications are available at www.clarkstonparade.org. Businesses and politicians are asked to make a $35 donation to the parade, while non-profits, churches, and youth groups are free.
Veterans are also invited to participate in the Independence Fest Veterans Celebration after the parade in Clintonwood Park. The celebration includes a military museum featuring local vets and their service paraphernalia from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., ceremony honoring vets at 12:30 p.m., free lunch for vets and their families, and entertainment. Call Barbara Rollin at 248-625-8231.