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Annual Independence Day Parade is back on in Idaho Falls

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IDAHO FALLS — The Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce its annual Independence Day Parade will go forward this year, after a hiatus in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 2021 “Liberty on Parade” event, will take place on Saturday, July 3, in order to align with other community events, such as the Melaleuca Freedom Celebration and Riverfest at Snake River Landing. Both annual events are also scheduled for July 3, 2021, after skipping 2020. This year’s parade will start at 9 a.m., according to a Chamber of Commerce news release.

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The theme this year is “Celebrating Commerce and Community”, and more than 120 entries are anticipated in the parade. All entries are asked to incorporate the theme into the design and decoration of their float.

Parade Entries will be judged prior to the start of the parade beginning at 8 a.m. on July 3. Awards will be given in the following categories: Best School Spirit Award, Best Band Award, Best Dance Group Award, Best Commercial Entry, Best Non-Commercial Entry, And Grand Prize- Best Entry Overall. Parade entry award winners will be accompanied by a banner displaying their award in the parade, according to the release.

To register your entry for the parade visit www.idahofallschamber.com or stop in at 365 River Parkway, Idaho Falls.

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