Frequently Asked Questions


What happens if it rains?

The parade will go on rain or shine!  Obviously, safety is the most important concern, so be careful and use your best judgement with regards to thunder and lightning or other serious weather conditions.

Where can I find general parade information?

You can find basic information on the following page – GENERAL PARADE INFORMATION

What is the parade theme for 2017?

This year’s theme is: ”Celebrating 70 Years”

We have heard dozens of stories from many residents who have fond memories going back to the earliest July 4th celebrations.  Grandparents who remember seeing the parade as children now creating new memories for their own children and grandchildren.

Lebanon’s July 4th Celebration is one of our local traditions that began in 1948 and is now in its 70th year. This tradition has been kept alive by the dedication and hard work of the all the past and current members of the Lebanon 4th of July Celebration Committee, the many volunteers on the day of the parade, the support of local businesses,  and all of the generous donations given by residents and visitors alike.

What time does the parade start?

The MAIN PARADE will step off promptly at 10:00AM and follow West along Main Street, down Myrtle Avenue and then down Brunswick Avenue.

Please keep in mind that The PARADE LINE UP will commence between 8:30AM and 9:30AM. Please enter Main Street from Route 22 at the East end of town (By Stewart’s Root Beer Stand), no later than 9:00AM, as the ROADS WILL BE CLOSED AT THAT TIME. There will be numerous Celebration Committee members to assist you in finding your place in the parade line-up.