July 4th Celebrationpresented by Mars Borough
3:30 PM – Enjoy food, music, and entertainment for kids.
5:00 PM – Parade
9:30 PM – Fireworks begin at dusk
Additional details will be added as they become available. (Please note, the schedule is subject to change.)
If you plan to participate, the line up will begin at 4:00 PM. Placement will be first come, first serve.
Bike & Pet Parade Participants – Line up along Arch Street, between Anderson Avenue and Hazel Avenue.
Main Parade Participants – Line up starts along Pine Avenue and wraps up to Oakland Street and back down Hazel Avenue.
First Responder Participants – Line up starts along Pine Avenue and wraps up Oakland Street to Norton Drive, and back down to intersection of Anderson & Arch Street.
The parade will begin at the intersection of Arch Street & Anderson Avenue, proceed down Anderson Avenue to Beaver Street, meet up with Pittsburgh Street, cross over the intersection at Crowe Avenue and continue to Grand Avenue, and ending around the Post Office/Library.
Due to the fact that there will be no announcer this year, parade participants are encouraged to have a banner or sign to identify your organization/group/business.
During the parade, roads will be closed (see map), however they will reopen after the parade passes through.
THE PARADE WILL BEGIN PROMPTLY AT 5:00 PM.
TUNE TO 88.5 FM DURING THE FIREWORKS!
Fireworks will begin at approximately 9:30 PM!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for the day of the celebration. (Easy stuff, like passing out paper plates, refilling empty drink tubs with water bottles, or helping to clean up afterwards.) If you’re interested, and available, to volunteer — even if it’s only for an hour — please click on the button to the left and let us know when you’ll be available and how you’d like to volunteer.
Enjoy Photos from Previous July 4th Celebrations
If you’re interested in donating to the event, participating as a vendor, or participating in the parade, please download the form linked below and return it to the Mars Borough office at PO Box 395, Mars, PA 16046.