Brandon Independence Day Celebration Celebrate the Fourth of July at Brandon’s 43rd Annual Independence Day Celebration       Friday, July 5th and Saturday, July 6th, 2019.

 Friday, July 5th- The fun begins Friday at the family friendly Street Dance from 5 PM-10 PM with music for all ages by DJ Jam Man Entertainment. There will be food & fun for all in Seminary Park (Just around the corner & up the hill from Town Offices & Town Hall). Off street parking available. FREE shuttles every ½ hr from Rite Aid, Post Office & American Legion.

Saturday, July 6thThe fun moves North to Park Village Complex (Route 7 North of Brandon) with activities and events ALL DAY LONG:

NEW TIME: The best Independence Day PARADE likely to be found anywhere in the State starts at 10:00 AM – Arrive by 9:30 AM- roads will close for the parade.

*Annual Silent Auction – (Gym bldg) Wide variety of items for all ages including day passes to VT attractions, gift baskets, a host of local options for lodging, locally made artwork, gift certificates for restaurants, services and local events & more. Come bid from 9 – 10 AM and 11 AM – 3 PM

*Expanded Free Family Activities following the parade: includes tug of war, 3 legged race splat the rat, flamingo ring toss, pool noodle throw game, giant foot race, traditional ring toss, giant pong, skeeball, plinko, giant kerplunk, dunk tank, bounce house, mini pond fishing game! 11:30 AM – 3 PM

*   Variety of vendors and food 9 AM – 3 PM, 4:30 – 9:30 PM

*   Live music with concert by Moose Crossing following the parade

*   4th Annual L’il Debbie Swiss Roll eating contest – Open Youth and Adult Divisions!  FREE 12:30 PM

*   Karaoke with Tenacious T after the live Music 1:30 PM – 3 PM

The Nifty Thrifty Community Supper – (Gym bldg) Buffet BBQ Tickets only $5 (available in town at Carr’s Gifts) & limited to first 100! 5-7PM    

*   DJ Jam Man spinning family favorites 6PM – Fireworks!

FIREWORKS display at Dusk. Join us for a spectacular display by NorthStar Fireworks!

Plenty of onsite parking (including handicap accessible) PLUS convenient FREE shuttles from downtown running ALL DAY LONG

-Want to be in the Parade? Walk or Ride, ALL groups are welcome Parade Applications available at the Brandon Free Public Library and Brandon Town Offices.

-Want to be a VENDOR? Contact Jean Lamarre 802-247-8179, or

-Businesses with an item to donate to Silent Auction? Contact Bobbie Torstenson at

-General Questions? Contact Bill Moore or 802-247-3635 OR Debbie Boyce or 802-345-0056

-LOOKING for VOLUNTEERS! Come join the Team. We need people to help with 2-3 hour shifts from 9AM-11PM Free T-Shirts for volunteers!

Go to the Facebook page for updates: Brandon Independence Day Parade or Brandon Chamber of Commerce website:


For press info contact: Suzanne Bennett

1866 Country Club Road, Brandon VT  05733

(802) 247-4258 or (802) 558-3729