Town of Duck 6th Annual Independence Day Parade a Success

The Town of Duck’s 6th annual Independence Day Parade successfully drew over 7,000 spectators and promoted the holiday spirit throughout the area, with an exciting and diverse array of participants and a fun-filled after-event with music and refreshments at the Duck Town Park.

Approximately 800 people participated in the Town’s best parade yet; from patriotic floats to themed costumes, vintage cars, dogs, bicyclists, fire trucks, and more, there was something exciting for the whole family.

The Parade Entry Award Winners for 2010 were:
• Best Subdivision: Ship’s Watch Associates, Inc.
• Best Local Business: Aura Beauty Bazaar
• Spirit Award: The Bodacious Beach Babes
• Mayor’s Award: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Duck Research Pier

Duck’s 6th Annual Independence Day Parade was held on Monday, July 5 at 9:00 a.m., with an after-event following at the Duck Town Park which featured music by Ruth Wyand & Friends. The one-mile parade route is the same annually and begins at the crest of the hill on Scarborough Lane and continues down Ocean Way onto Christopher Drive.

Be sure to mark your calendars now for the 2011 parade, scheduled for Monday, July 4, 2011 at 9:00 a.m!

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