The Hyannis Fourth of July parade is on July 4 starting at 4pm.
The parade is presented by the Town of Barnstable 4th of July Parade Committee and Hyannis Main Street.
This year’s parade features several bands including local 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 Grand Marshal is Kathleen Schatzberg, the recently retired Cape Cod Community College President.
Kids are welcome to join in with their decorated bikes and the Greater Hyannis Civic Association is sponsoring a contest for the best decoration.
Meet at the Hyannis Village Green Bandstand at 3pm to participate.
Parade marchers will queue up on Old Colony Road to Ocean Street.
Parade officially begins at Ocean and Main Street and ends at Sea Street.
Parade Parking: Public Parking on North Street and carpooling is suggested. The tow zone is strictly enforced. The parking ban is 2pm to 6pm on Main Street, Hyannis.
Main Street 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 Main Street will be closed to motor vehicle traffic beginning at 3pm.
Prior to the parade: Hyannis Harbor is ready to celebrate our Country’s birthday!
View boats adorned in red white and blue, with flags flying high and proud at Hyannis Inner Harbor around 1:30pm (boats leave Hyannis Yacht Club at 1pm) where the boats will circle in and around the harbor three or four times to show off their pride.
Boaters can tune into VHF 72.