Ishpeming Fourth of July Parade 2017

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Ishpeming 4th of July Parade 2017

Ishpeming 4th of July Parade 2017

Ishpeming, Michigan – July 4, 2017 -The 4th of July parade in Ishpeming started at 10:30 AM and moved south on Third to Hematite Drive, West on Hematite Drive to Main Street, South on Main Street to Division Street, East on Division Street to Seventh Street.   For 38 years, the Ishpeming 4th of July Committee has organized this event.   The 2017 focus was local law enforcement and public safety.

The 4th of July picnic started immediately after the parade and will run until 8 p.m.  The fireworks in Al Quaal Park begin at dusk.

The bands included the Ishpeming High School Band, Negaunee City Band, Superior Bagpipes, and Blue Notes Drum and Bugle Corps.  Among the others participating in the Parade:

  • Vietnam Veterans Color Guard
  • VFW Commander
  • Ishpeming High School Classes of 1957, 1967, 1987 and 2007
  • Dan Willey – Grand Marshal
  • National Guard 107th Engineer Battalion
  • American Legion Post 114
  • Ishpeming City Fire Department
  • Ishpeming Township Fire Department
  • Richmond Township Fire Department
  • The Red Cross
  • The Salvation Army
  • Bay Cliff Health Camp
  • Pioneer Kiwanis
  • Michigan Nurses Association
  • United Steel Workers Union
  • Northern Michigan University Pep Band
  • 4th Degree Knights of Columbus
  • Negaunee Irontown Association Pioneer Princess
  • Miss Upper Peninsula
  • Miss Independence
  • South Shore Fishing Association
  • AMVETS Post 112
  • Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Chamber of Commerce
  • Marquette Area Blues Society
  • Marquette Kart Club
  • And many more



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