Friday, January 28, 2022

ECity Parade on June 28!



Historic Everglades City is always first – the first Collier County seat and now the first in the area to celebrate Independence Day.

The annual family-fun festival to commemorate America’s founding will be on Saturday, June 28, this year.

The Opening Ceremony is at 10 a.m. on the steps of City Hall. That is followed at 10:30 a.m. by the Patriotic Parade, the theme of which this year is “Celebrating Our Heritage”. There are prizes for the best floats which may be anything from golf carts to swamp buggies. The fun continues in McLeod Park when booths open at 11:00 a.m. featuring hotdogs & sodas, bake sale, music, face painting, arts & crafts vendors, raffles, kiddies’ best dressed contest, and playground games. In the evening the grande finale is the dramatic musical fireworks display at 9:00pm. For information, phone Elaine at (239) 695-2695.

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