PATRIOTS' DAY PARADE in CONCORD, MA
PARADE FORMATION - 08:00 AM
PARADE STEP-OFF - 09:00 AM
PARADE START: Armory at the corner of Stow Street and Everett Street.
PARADE PARKING: ARRIVE EARLY- Alcott School Parking Area at the end of Stow Street.
Additional parking on Hubbard, Thoreau and Walden Streets. REMEMBER the parking lots fill up fast !!!
Colonel Dave Perkins parks in the Town Parking Lots behind Main Street. You can access these lots by taking Keyes Road off of Main Street near the Reviewing Stand. It's a short walk to the Armory.
REMEMBER - Roads begin to close after 8:00 AM
The parade is approximately 3 miles long.
NO musket firing in the parade. NO flintlock pistols (MA law).
ALL cartridge boxes are to be EMPTY as per National Park Service rules and Massachusetts law.
Remember - NO sunglasses, dark lenses, etc. All non-18th century items are to be hidden.
Please email Colonel Dave Perkins if you plan to march or if you have any questions.
1st Sergeant Dan Dudley will again be setting up the Connecticut Line Patriot's Day Luncheon at the Colonial Inn following the parade (at 12:30 PM). Please e-mail Dan if you plan to attend.
This is a NSSAR Historic Ceremony and a Silver Color Guard Medal Event.