brings with it plenty of July 4th
festivities in town.
Details on all the
festivities and parking information is listed below.
Wishing you all a safe and
happy Independence Day celebrations!
TUESDAY, JULY 3,
Presented by the Wianno Club (Junior
The parade route will begin on Washington Avenue,
take a right on Webster
Street; turn right onto Sea View Avenue;
turn right onto Warren Street,
onto Washington Avenue where the parade will
WEDNESDAY, JULY 4, 2012
Parades and Other Daytime Events:
Barnstable Village – Parade starting at
Presented by the Barnstable Village
and the West
Barnstable Civic Association
The Barnstable-West Barnstable July 4th Parade and Celebration will commence
at at the County Complex
on Railroad Avenue
gathering time; proceed down Main Street (Route
6A); left onto Mill Way
continue to the Village Hollow where it will end for various activities.
Centerville - Parade starting at
Presented by the Bay Lane PTA
at Centerville Elementary School and Centerville
The parade will form on the grounds of
Centerville Elementary School and
proceed up Bay Lane, take a right onto Bumps River Road;
left onto Park
Avenue; right onto Main Street; and continue to the
Building where it will end.
Cotuit – Parade starting at
Presented by the Cotuit Civic
The parade will begin at the Cotuit
Post Office, proceed down School
left on Main Street
to the rear entrance of the Cotuit Elementary
School, where it will end.
Hyannisport –Parade starting at
Presented by the West Beach
The parade will begin at the Hyannisport Post Office on Longwood Avenue; left
onto Washington Avenue; right onto Lafayette Avenue;
left onto Winchester
Avenue; left onto Scudder Avenue; and continue onto Dale Avenue to the
Beach Club, where it will end. A
Road Race starting at
at Hyannisport Post Office precedes the parade.
Harbor-boat parade around
Hyannis Harbor is ready to
celebrate our Country’s birthday! Sponsored by Hyannis
Marina, view boats adorned in red white and blue, with flags flying high and
proud at Hyannis
Inner Harbor around . (Boats leave Hyannis
Yacht Club at ) where
the boats will circle in and around the harbor three or four times to show off
their pride. Boaters can tune into VHF
Hyannis – Parade starting at
“America the Beautiful”
Presented by Town of Barnstable 4th of July Parade Committee
Hyannis Main Street – This year’s parade features several bands including
High School marching bands, Berke
McKelvey and his Oompah Band, Erik’s
Steel Drum Band, the Revolutionary
Snake Ensemble, Sara Leketa & the
Problematix, Jo & Co, Mike Dumas and Platform Soul and more. Parade
Marshal – Kathleen
retired Cape Cod Community College
President. Come early, shop and dine
on Main Street.
Kids are welcome to join
in with their decorated bikes –the
Greater Hyannis Civic Association is
sponsoring a contest. Meet at the
Village Green Bandstand at
participate. Parade marchers will
queue up on Old Colony Road
Street. Parade officially begins at
Ocean and Main Street
and ends at Sea
Special After Parade
/ Before Fireworks Concerts:
Immediately following the Hyannis Parade, the Barnstable Town Band will play a
free concert on the Hyannis Village
Green from to .
The Mike Dumas Band and Platform Soul will perform a
free concert on Aselton
Park at until dusk. Tune into 95.1WXTK
for a coordinated musical soundtrack during the fireworks.
will be on Wednesday July 4th (no rain date) set to go off at dusk,
with the main viewing locations at Aselton Park, Bismore
Park and Veteran’s Park Beach, Hyannis. Kalmus Beach will be available for
handicapped parking only.
Fireworks Parking (Barnstable): A Parking Ban will be in effect
Old Colony Boulevard,
streets running off of Gosnold Street)
from to to allow for
pedestrian access. Parking will be
available in the North Street
parking lots and
parking lot. Tow Zones Strictly Enforced. Carpooling suggested.
NO VENDORS ALLOWED.
July 4th– Parking Ban from to on Main Street, Hyannis.
and South Street
will be closed to motor vehicle traffic. Also all
of Main Street; Old Colony Road and Ocean Street from South Street to
will be closed to motor vehicle traffic beginning at