The deadline to apply for the 55th Stow Fourth of July parade is May 31.
Those who do not register, pay any necessary fees and receive a lineup number, will not be permitted to participate in the parade. A late fee of $100 is assessed to late application submissions. Those who have floats that will distribute candy, literature or promotional items to the crowd must pay a $50 handling fee at registration.
The parade begins at 10 a.m. July 4. Participatants must arrive at 8 a.m. ready for their entries to be judged. This year's theme is "Community Serice- True Patriotism."
The Parade starts on Route 59 at Stow-Kent Shopping Center and travels west past Holy Family Church.
Anyone that would like to participate must submit an application to the Stow Parks and Recreation office. The application, along with details and rules for the parade, can be found on the City of Stow’s website, www.stow.oh.us.
For more information, call Stow Parks and Recreation at 330-689-5100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org