Celebrate Montpelier's Independence Day on Wednesday July 3rd, 2024

July 3rd is the Capital City’s largest Top 10 Summer 2020 Vermont Eventsfestival of the year - a national holiday celebrated in a uniquely Montpelier way. Enjoy family-friendly activities happening downtown throughout the day.

The fun begins at 3 pm with the July 3rd Food Truck Festival and FamilyFest on the State House Lawn (for ALL ages!). After the FamilyFest, the Montpelier Mile Road Race begins at 6 pm and kicks-off the Community Parade! After enjoying the parade, join us on the State House Lawn for a performance by Dave Keller and more fun. The night is capped off by an epic fireworks show! 


Applications are OPEN for the July 3rd Parade. Our parade theme is "Keep on the Sunny Side" Click on the link below 
On line Application Form for the 2024, July 3rd parade
Parade Application form as a PDF file to print out an return to Montpelier Alive


This event is made possible due to the generosity of our community underwriters and sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors

Union Mutual logo   National Life Group   Community National Bank logo
    North Country logo  

Gold Sponsors

City of Montpelier 

Silver Sponsors

Hickok & Boardman logo                CVMC Logo    

Bronze Sponsors

Casella logo  

Media Sponsors

  ORCA Media Logo