4th of july children's bike parade
Decorating begins at 10 A.m. at the Hub
Parade steps off at 11 a.m.
The 37th annual Children’s Bike Parade will take place downtown on Monday, July 4th.
Children ages 12 and under (along with their accompanying adult) are invited to come down to The Hub next to the Oak Grove Cemetery (formerly Stonewall Jackson Cemetery) beginning at 10 a.m. to receive free decorations, including flags, balloons, and streamers to adorn their vehicles. Additionally, a face painting and 4th of July tattoo station will be part of the pre-parade festivities. The parade begins at 11 a.m., with Uncle Sam leading, the bikes proceed down Main Street, and end at the Washington and Lee Parking Corral on Jefferson Street. Live music will take place in the corral. Free hot dogs and water will be available courtesy of the Mountain City Masonic Lodge No. 67, as well as fresh watermelon provided by The Georges.
The parade will take place in fair weather or light drizzle. Heavy rain or electrical storm will cause cancellation. Notification of cancellation will be provided by 8:30 a.m. on the Main Street Facebook page, website, and 3WZ radio.
Coordinated by MAIN STREET LEXINGTON, the Parade is generously sponsored by the Rockbridge Community Health Foundation and the downtown merchants.