On June 12, 2024
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Donations and parade participants sought for Killington’s Fourth of July Celebration

Killington Parks and Recreation has announced the schedule for this year’s July 4th Celebration and seeks participants and volunteers to help make the events successful.

Participants can get involved in multiple ways. Children 12 years or younger can bring their patriotically decorated bike and ride in the parade. Parents of younger children can walk with their child. 

Alternatively, friends, businesses or organizations can register a float for the parade, or simply walk together in the parade.

Advanced registration is required to plan the parade line-up order. Register at KillingtonRec.com by July 2.  

Volunteers are needed for parade support, food service, set up and break down. Please sign up to volunteer at KillingtonRec.com under the Fourth of July program. 


Festivities will be beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday, July 4, with the Friends of the Library book sale. The parade begins at 10 a.m. followed by a community barbecue and pool party with DJ Evan Foley providing the music for the afternoon. Killington Fire and Rescue will offer a traditional picnic meal including burgers, hot dogs, and veggie burgers a side dishes to be donated for the lunch. Donations of side dishes can be dropped off the morning of the event at the Recreation Pavilion. Kids Field Games at Soccer Field will begin at 1:30 p.m. (no registration required) followed by a belly flop contest at 3:30 p.m. At 7 p.m. enjoy live music by Summit Pond Quartet. Festivities end with the fireworks show at 9 p.m.

Parking: Due to potential traffic flow issues, parking will be confined to one side of River Road. Carpooling is encouraged. 

Rain Date: If inclement weather occurs, please check KillingtonRec.com for updates.

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