Modesto Kiwanis Club & The City Of Modesto Present
Modesto’s Independence Day Parade
Monday, July 4th
This year’s parade is in honor of Terry McGrath.
Parade Start Time: 9:30AM
Since 1874, the city of Modesto has celebrated the 4th of July with a parade through downtown. This year is no exception. A downtown parade at 9:30 a.m., kicks off this year’s Fourth of July celebration, on Monday, July 4th!
Our 2022 parade theme:
“United WE Stand”
This year’s parade is being organized by the Modesto Kiwanis Clubs. Have a safe and wonderful Independence Day celebration!
Parade Start Time: 9:30 AM Sharp!
2022 "Grand Marshals"
Modesto Junior College
Celebrating 100 Years of Education!
4th of July Champions: Terry McGrath Family
Parade Announcers: Chris Murphy, Rick Myers & DJ Walker
Official Parade Photographer: VSG Photo & Design
Official Parade Videographer & Drone Specialist: MyTV26
National Anthem: will be sung by Lauren Hunt.
Parade Route Vendors Contact - David Epps (209)557-2844
Food Vendors Contact - Caroline (209)581-5036
2022 Parade Judges
Ron Emerzian as Head Judge, Lynn Dickersonson, Head Judge in Training, Todd Aaronson, Josh Bridegroom, Wendy Byrd, George Gardner, Marion Kannon, Kate Trompetter, Yamilet Valladolid, and Dennis Wilson.
Parade Entry Deadline
Your entry must be received by June 24th to secure your spot in the parade. Entries should be mailed to Modesto Kiwanis Club, 4th of July Parade, PO Box 176, Denair, CA 95316.
2022 Parade Mobile DJs
2022 Parade Categories
- Overall Equestrian Unit
- Individual Equestrian
- Farm Entry
- Antique Car (Pre-1940)
- Classic Car (Pre-1973)
- Custom Car
- Antique Car Club
- Custom Car Club
- Motorcycle Group
- Marching Band
- Musical Group
- Dance/Drill/Cheer Group
- Military Unit
- Color Guard
- Corporate Entry
- Ethnic Group
- Non-Profit Entry
- Comical/Entertaining Entry
- Kids Group