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JULY 4TH SPIRIT OF SANDWICH PARADE
Squirting/spraying or throwing water by spectators, residents along
the parade route, and parade participants is NOT ALLOWED!
NO EXCEPTIONS!
The Sandwich Recreation Dept. asks for total compliance
by everyone attending the July 4th festivities!
We want everyone to have fun…SAFETY FIRST!
SQUIRT GUNS OF ANY KIND/SIZE ARE BANNED FROM
THE SANDWICH JULY 4TH PARADE!!!!!
SQUIRTING WATER IS BANNED!!!!
NO WATER BALLOONS!!!
The only water allowed at the parade…… is drinking water!

JULY 4TH 3-MILE ROAD RACE - This is a fun run!!
** RACE BEGINS AT 8:30AM SHARP **
ADULT REGISTRATION FEE: $10.00 DONATION (14 yrs and up)
YOUTH REGISTRATION FEE: $5.00 DONATION (13 yrs and under)
(You may register on-line or the day of the race.)
*Runners must be 13 years of age or older, unless accompanied by an adult.*
When: Saturday, July 4th
Where: Parking lot behind the Henry T. Wing School, 33 Water Street
Registration: 7:00AM to 8:15AM - July 4th

~ Road Race T-Shirts are available on race day for a $15.00 donation.
Trophies will be awarded for the 1st place overall winners in the men’s and women’s category only.
The first 300 runners will receive a "Spirit of Sandwich" Water Bottle to commemorate the race.

Road race map can be viewed below.
Pre Registration will close at 12 pm on July 2nd

‘SPIRIT OF SANDWICH’ 4TH OF JULY PARADE
  • To Enter: Everyone (businesses, groups, organizations, antique cars, individuals, families, neighborhoods, etc.) is invited to participate in the Spirit of Sandwich parade on Saturday, July 4th.
  • Parade starts at: 10 AM at the Henry T. Wing School, 33 Water Street.
  • All who wish to ender a float, group, antique care or walking group, etc. must contact Jan Souza at Sandwich Recreation at 508-888-4361 to register and receive further information.
  • Float Contest: Judging categories: Best Overall - Most Patriotic - My Hometown - Most Creative
  • Deadline to register is June 29th.
  • Children may walk or ride their decorated bikes. No battery or gas powered children's vehicles are allowed.
  • Please see the Guidelines below for additional information.
  • Spirit of Sandwich parade route may be viewed below.
Our Famous Egg Toss
After the parade ...the fun continues with our Egg Toss!

PICNIC IN THE PARK - MUSIC BY BRIAN SANCES BAND
Enjoy a picnic and listen to the music of Brian Sances Band from 12PM - 2 PM

Check out their website: www.briansances.com

MUSTER EVENTS - "The Foam"
  • Sponsored by the Sandwich Fire Department!
  • At 1 PM there will be water games for everyone of all ages, followed by THE FOAM!
BAND CONCERT @ SHAWME POND BAND STAND
  • Dale and the Duds will be returning for another night of "oldies but goodies" musical fun at the Shawme Pond Bandstand behind Town Hall on Route 130 on Saturday July 4th.
  • Concert time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Be sure to bring a chair, blanket and your dancing shoes!
  • This is an alcohol-free event!
BOAT PARADE @ SHAWME POND
  • The boats will parade by Shawme Pond Bandstand at 9 PM on Route 130 behind Town Hall during our concert.
  • Boat parade is comprised of small boats and canoes decorate in creative ways using paper lanterns illuminated by candles. The parade has been taking place since the late 1800's. It's truly a memorable site! This is an event you won't want to miss!
  • TO ENTER A BOAT: Contact Sandwich Recreation at 508-888-4361. Materials (strapping, paper lanterns , candles and twine) will be supplied. There is a maximum of 18 boats allowed in the parade.

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