Town of Duck’s 15th Annual 4th of July Parade Registration Closes Soon

Registration is open until Thursday, June 20, 2019 for the Thursday, July 4th Parade

Duck is now seeking entries for the parade that will take place on Thursday, July 4th at 9:00 a.m. and is immediately followed by a Community Celebration at the Duck Town Park.

The traditional one-mile parade route begins at the crest of the hill on Scarborough Lane. The route follows Scarborough Lane east toward the ocean, turns left onto Ocean Way, and loops back to head west on Christopher Drive, and ends at Pamela Court. No part of the parade takes place on Duck Road (NC 12). Judging of parade entries will take place at 111 Scarborough Lane. Immediately after the parade, join us in the Duck Town Park, 1200 Duck Road, for live music from Just Playing Dixieland, cold refreshments, and the awarding of parade trophies. Award categories are: Mayor’s Award, Spirit Award, Best Business Entry, Best Community Group.

All floats, local business entries, moving vehicles, community groups and Duck subdivisions, and groups of walkers are required to register to participate in the parade. Registration is open until 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Duck invites all veterans to walk or ride in the parade with the local veterans group.  To participate, please sign up on the Town of Duck website under the Events tab.

Each year, children over the age of eight are invited to participate on bikes or foot, and Outer Barks coordinates a group of canine parade walkers. Children and dog owners who wish to be a part of these groups do not need to register. Children should be accompanied by an adult, and applicable parade guideline must be followed. The Parade Registration packet, which includes information, guidelines, and the entry form, can be found at Hard copies are available at Duck Town Hall, 1200 Duck Road. Please direct questions to or 252.255.1234.