4th of July

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Parade Information

We have chosen, "Red, White, & Blue" as our theme for this year's 4th of July Parade! The parade will begin at 1PM on Sunday, July 4th and will start at the roundabout and proceed down Lincoln Street toward City Hall, ending on Harbor Drive.

Registration is required for your float or group to participate in the parade, and forms can be picked up at the Sitka Chamber office at 104 Lake Street, or downloaded here. Registration forms must be submitted to the Chamber office, or emailed to conventions@sitkachamber.com by Monday, June 28th.

We encourage all groups to follow the CDC’s and State of Alaska’s guidelines to mitigate the risk of spreading COVID-19 in our community. View the latest mandates and alerts for Alaska at https://covid19.alaska.gov/.


4th of July Calendar of Events

Businesses, organizations or groups planning to host events during the week of 4th of July can have their event listed in this year’s 4th of July schedule. A brief description of the event, including start time, location and contact information should be e-mailed to conventions@sitkachamber.com by Monday, June 28th.

For more information, please contact the Sitka Chamber at 907-747-8678, or at conventions@sitkachamber.com.


Schedule of Events:

Sunday, July 4th:
10am: "Old Car Parade" will go down Sawmill Creek Rd, around the roundabout onto HPR to Kashevaroff St, then left on Edgecumbe Dr, down Cascade Creek to HPR, out to Starrigavan, turn around to town, take a right on Katlian, left on Lincoln, right at St. Peter’s, and disperse at the Centennial Building. Questions, call Jeff at 747-4821.

 


Ongoing Share Your Spark Program

In addition to hosting the 4th of July Parade this year, we're also excited to be hosting Share Your Spark again!

Share Your Spark is a community event that encourages businesses and residents to share their spark by decorating their storefronts and homes in red, white, and blue to commemorate Independence Day.

Groups can also choose to clean up a stretch of road or local beach, and individuals or families could plant a tree or help neighbors. All are encouraged to shop locally for decorations and prizes will be awarded for decorations in the categories of Best Business, Best Non-Profit, Best House, and Best Condo/Apartment. To participate submit address and a photo to conventions@sitkachamber.com, or Facebook.com/SitkaChamber by Monday, June 28.

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