Modesto Kiwanis Club & The City Of Modesto Present

Modesto’s Independence Day Parade

Tuesday, July 4th


Parade Chairman:
Jeremiah Williams
(209) 522-3066

Sponsorship Contact:
Jeremiah Williams
(209) 522-3066


Entry Chairman:
Kevin Scott
(209) 750-1968

Media Chairman:
Savannah Williams
(209) 422-9616

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Parade Start Time: 9:30AM

Since 1874, the city of Modesto has celebrated the 4th of July with a parade through downtown. This year was no exception. A downtown parade at 9:30 a.m., kicked off this year’s Fourth of July celebration, on July 4th!

Our 2024 parade theme:

Red, White and “Bloom”!

This year’s parade is being organized by the Modesto Kiwanis Clubs who wish you a safe and wonderful Independence Day celebration!

Parade Start Time: 9:30 AM Sharp!

Grand Marshal

The Modesto Garden Club
(Celebrating Their 100th Year)

Parade Champions:

Hometown Hero:

Parade Announcers: Chris Murphy & DJ Walker

Official Parade Photographer: TBA

Official Parade Videographer & Drone Specialist: My TV 26

National Anthem: will be sung by Tara Tyler

Parade Route Vendors Contact - David Epps (209)557-2844

Food Vendors Contact - Caroline (209)581-5036

2024 Parade Judges

Yamilet Valladolid (Head Judge), Amy Carroll, Fallon Ferris, Johnny García, George Gardner, Ana Kanbera, José Moreno, Sam Pierstoff, Dr Brian Sanders and Marian Kaanon, as an alternate.

This year’s Honorary Judges: Lynn & Ron Dickerson.

“Born on the 4th of July?”

Anyone 1-100, who was born on the 4th of July, is invited to join the annual float by calling Jennie Dickey at (209)487-4141.

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Parade Entry Deadline

Your entry must be received by June 26th 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.

This Year’s Fireworks Display

Details To Be Announced

Parade Links

Media Support

Cumulus Media
Modesto View

2023 Parade Mobile DJs

Central-Unit - Mobile DJs Sounds In Motion - Mobile DJs TNT Productions Martinez DJ Service Diamond D Productions Diamond D Productions


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2016 Independence Day Parade Photos
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Click here for Past Parade Winners

Thank A Kiwanian:  Kiwanis Club of Modesto and, North Modesto Kiwanis

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