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The Clarkston Fourth of July Parade

July 4th at 10:00am and is approximately 90 minutes with 100 entries.

The parade begins from St. Daniel Catholic Church and ends at Renaissance High School
Please see the Parade Route for further details on the route and announcer stages. 

The American Legion Color Guard will lead the parade as they have done for over 70 years. 
There will be two announcer stages along the route. Expect a 21 Gun Salute by the American Legion Post #63 and the singing of the National Anthem by a student from Clarkston High School.
If you are interested in participating in the Bike Parade or as a Parade Entry, pleases see the Participant page. 

Porta Potties can be found at the following locations: 

  • St. Daniel Catholic Church
  • 90 North Main Street
  • Main/Washington street parking lot
  • Renaissance High School



The Clarkston Fourth of July Parade Committee thanks the following organizations for their help with the parade:

Bowman Chevrolet, M15 Sunoco of Clarkston, Hot Worx of Clarkston, Independence Township Board of Trustees, Clarkston Auto Body, Clarkston City Council & Department of Public Works, Clarkston High School Music Department, The FED Restaurant, Graphmark Services, DTE Energy Theatre, Oakland County Sheriff Department, St. Daniel Catholic Church Knights of Columbus, Clarkston Optimist Club, Mt. Zion Church, Clarkston Community Schools, and the Independence Township Fire Department.