Stars & Stripes Parade

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Stars & Stripes Parade

Check back for updates for this year's Celebration, July 1, 2017.

Parade Director Ed Kelley, Email: Kelley.Edward@comcast.net, 781-545-6671

The Stars and Stripes Parade steps off at 11:45AM

The parade begins in the parking lot of the Registry of Motor Vehicles/Bayshore Athletic Club (14 Plain Street), takes a right out of the parking lot onto Plain St and then a quick right onto Hancock St and proceeds north on Hancock St through South Braintree Square, continues straight as Hancock St becomes Washington St and ends at the Hollis School, 482 Washington St, Braintree.

Best views for performances for the various acts will be in front of Braintree Town Hall and The Thayer Public Library located on Washington St.

  • 0 - Billboard Truck
  • 1 - Braintree Police Lead Car and motorcycles
  • 2 - Grand Marshal "Dick Walsh"
  • 3 - Braintree Veterans Council Braintree Veterans Council with members of the American Legion, V.F.W, and D.A.V.
  • 4 - DAV Auxiliary Unit 29
  • 5 - Waltham American Legion Band
  • 5A - Braintree Police
  • 5B - Visiting Police Vehicles
  • 5C - Norfolk County Sheriffs Dept.
  • 5D - Braintree Fire Dept.
  • 5E - Braintree High School Wrestling Team
  • 5F - Visiting Fire Vehicles
  • 5G - Smokey the Bear District 4 Forest Fire Control Foxboro 2 Brush Fire Trucks, and maybe a 2 1/2 ton tanker truck
  • 5H - Braintree Emergency Management Agency Braintree Emergency Management Agency The town of Braintree Department of Civil Defense BEMA
  • 5I - Weymouth Emergency Management
  • 5J - South Shore Corvette Club
  • 5K- Old Colony Model T Club
  • 5L - Worcester Sound & Lights Sound Truck See www.ParadeOrgan.com
  • 5M - Donations Van
  • 5N- Boy Scout Troop-138  (Doing the donations for flags) Boy Scout troop-138, from Saint Clare's Parish.
  • 6 - DCR Massachusetts Park Ranger Mounted Unit  Currently the only all woman unit in Massachusetts with two horses from the Norfolk County Sheriff's office
  • 7 - Uncle Sam Rounseville
  • 8 - Mayor Joseph Sullivan
  • 9 - Crusaders Senior Drum & Bugle Corps The Boston Crusaders Sr. Corps have been in existence since 1991. They have members from numerous drum corps from throughout New England and perform in parades and shows all along the east coast.
  • 10 - Braintree Electric Light Dept.
  • 11 - BELD Electric Car Braintree Drives Electric program.
  • 12 - Town Council
  • 13 - Government Officials
  • 14 - Braintree School Committee
  • 15 - Wolpe's Warriors
  • 16 - Congressman Stephen F. Lynch
  • 17 - District Attorney Michael Morrissey
  • 18 - State Senator Walter Timilty
  • 19 - Braintree Commission on Disabilities Braintree Commission on Disabilities has purchased this beach wheelchair for the community to use at Sunset Lake!
  • 20 - Grove Manor Estates Veterans >>>(sign/front of bus reads, Salute Our Veterans)<<< "Here we have Grove Manor Estates". "On board today are Braintree residents who served in the military. The United States veterans represent the US Army, Navy, Air Force & Marines. Grove Manor is proud to serve our veterans. "Lets give those men & woman a big salute as they go by". Did you know that over forty veterans live at Grove Manor? Grove Manor is an independent & assisted living community located on Grove Street here in town. They've been here since 1996. This is their second time in our parade.
  • 21 - Boston Police Gaelic Column Pipes & Drums
  • 22 - Coastie the Tugboat This is Coastie the tug boat Coastie promotes the Wear It program. Kids need to wear a life jacket when on a boat Look at all those life jackets
  • 23 - Coast Guard Color Guard
  • 24 - Army National Guard
  • 25 - Military Vehicles (Martin Cox) M35A2, M923, M936 and Scorpion Tank
  • 26 - Combat Wounded Veterans
  • 27 - Vintage Army Vehicles (Jim Falque)
  • 28 - MASE ( Jim Carr) MVCC
  • 29 - WW II Jeep & Motorcycle 1945 Ford GPW Jeep 1942 WLA Harley Davidson Motorcycle
  • 30 - Hingham Militia
  • 31 - Norwood Colonial Boys Fife & Drums
  • 32 - Liberty Bay Credit Union
  • 33 - Braintree Community Partnership on Substance Use
  • 34 - Quirk Cars #1 2 Quirk cars with logos
  • 35 - Second Line Social Aid and Pleasure Society Brass Band
  • 36 - Braintree Cooperative Bank
  • 37 - Studio 92Studio 92, a workout studio for everyone. Where women and men can dance, be them selves, meet new friends, and just have plain old fashion fun, while getting in shape. Letting loose had never been so much fun! Only one criteria to join: Be yourself and do not forget your smile!
  • 38 - Braintree Girl Scouts if the announcer wants to announce each troop i.e. "Junior Troop 63032" i.e. by their respective banner or can announce the girls simply by level " Braintree "Daisy" Girl Scouts" (in blue uniforms), " Braintree "Brownies" Girl Scouts"(in brown uniforms), " Braintree "Junior" Girl Scouts"(in green uniforms), and " Braintree "Cadettes & Senior" Girl Scouts" (in khaki). I was not able to make last year's parade so I'm not sure how the girls were introduced.
  • 39 - Hobby Knoll Stables with AFC Urgent Care on board
  • 40 - East Braintree Little League
  • 41 - Sunrisers Drum & Bugle Corps
  • 42 - Braintree Baseball Club
  • 43 - Braintree Knights of Columbus Council #1462
  • 44 - Amy's Dance Dynamics
  • 45 - Braintree Cooperstown All-Stars
  • 46 - Cub Scout Pack 22 Our local cub scouts from Pack 22 out of First Congregational Church led by Cubmaster Maureen Clapp
  • 47 - Colum Cille Pipes & Drums
  • 48 - Braintree American AA Division Champs
  • 49 - Cub Scout Pack 196 & Pack 1496
  • 50 - Goldfish Swim School To the most exciting new business in Braintree - the learn to swim facility - Goldfish Swim School
  • 51 - Roaming Railroad Info at www.roamingrailroad.com
  • 52 - Magic Years Nursery School
  • 53 - Middlesex County Fife & Drums
  • 54 - American Cancer Society Braintree's Relay for Life, This is our 17th year in Braintree. We appreciate the support and enthusiasm shown within the community. Let's knock our Cancer for GOOD
  • 55 - 1975 Pink Breast Cancer Motorcycle w/side car
  • 56 - Bare Cove Fire Museum Hingham 1935 Ahrens Fox Fire Truck, 1922 Maxim Ladder Truck
  • 57 - Roma Band Musicians The Roma Band musicians continue a long standing tradition to provide crowd pleasing Italian, patriotic, popular and sacred melodies since the bands inception in 1915 in the north end of Boston. The band encourages everyone to clap and cheer or sing-along. They play by heart and from the heart. All the musicians hold degrees in music and love to share the music with the community. Viva Roma!
  • 58 - Delta Lodge AF&AM Delta Lodge located in Braintree, MA is composed of Masons from throughout Boston and the South Shore of Massachusetts.
  • 59 - Shriners Cape Cod Fire Brigade
  • 60 - Shriners Mini Haulers
  • 61 - Shriners Cycle Unit
  • 62 - Shriners Clowns Unit
  • 63 - Crimson Brigade We are comprised of hard working and dedicated students That want to continue performing during the summer season. We would like to dedicate our performance this year in the memory of Frank Morris, a Braintree native and local judge in the Marching Arts. Our group is blessed to have one of his nieces participating in our program.
  • 64 - Smokin' Joe's Fire Engine Rental What child doesn't dream of being a hero and what adult doesn't dream of being a kid again? Smokin' Joe's Fire Engine Rentals brings the dream right to your door. We deliver real fire apparatus and personnel to your special party or event to create an experience you won't soon forget. Our fleet consists of a selection of fire engines, rescue vehicles and even a fire rescue boat. And, with the broad range of products and services that we offer, you can customize your special day to be even more memorable. We are available for parades, birthday parties, picnics, grand openings, and a whole host of other events - you name it, we can make it happen! We put the S in Smokin'! www.firetruckrides.com
  • 65 - Braintree Rotary Braintree Rotary Club is proud to be Celebrating America's Birthday, Braintree Grand 375th Birthday and our own 95th year of Service to the Community of Braintree!
  • 66 - Stilt Walkers Stilt walkers dressed as George Washington and Lady Liberty, and Uncle Sam on a Velocipede
  • 67 - Veterans Give Back 1936 Buffalo Fire Truck (if a second truck is behind this it's "A fire Truck for all Occasions" party rental truck) 
  • 68 - Cielo Mexican Restaurant
  • 69 - Diehl for Senate
  • 70 - Quirk Cars #2 2 Quirk cars with logos
  • 71 - New Orleans Party Band
  • 72 - Tony LePore the Dancing Cop
  • 73 - 91 Crown Vic Cali Highway Patrol Car
  • 74 - Plymouth County Sheriff's Dept 1968 Plymouth Fury Sheriff's Car 1971 Plymouth Valiant Sheriff's Car 1954 Ford Custom
  • 75 - All Saints Color Guard All Saints Color Guard based out of Weymouth, MA is currently in their 15th year of competition.  Recruitment begins in June with free summer practices.  Find them on Facebook or online at allsaintscolorguard.com
  • 76 - Antique Beer Barrel Truck
  • 77 - Dave & Buster's Braintree Located at South Shore Plaza, Dave & Buster's is your family friendly one-stop to EAT, DRINK, PLAY & WATCH SPORTS! Join us Wednesday's for 1/2 price games! Stop by the Dave & Buster's tent to play games, win prizes and find out how you can host your next party with us! Dave & Buster's Braintree is THE place to host your next company meeting, social gathering or kid's party- stop by our tent to meet our team!
  • 78 - Old Colony Highlanders Pipe Band
  • 79 - Commonwealth FC Soccer Club
  • 80 - Faithful Contracting
  • 81 - Saints Brigade Drum and Bugle Corps.
  • 82 - Ultimate STARZ Athletics
  • 83 - Primark South Shore Plaza (New Retail Store at SSP)
  • 84 - Roberto Clemente 21 Dancers
  • 85 - Quirk Cars #3
  • 86 - Custom designed mobility for Veterans
  • 87 - Ancient Mariners Connecticut Fife and Drum Corps
  • 88 - Brewster Antique Ambulances 1941 Cadillac Ambulance 1974 Cadillac Ambulance and new Ambulance
  • 89 - Spartans Drum & Bugle Corps
  • 90 - Mento Landscape & Paving
  • 91 - Braintree High School national Dance Team
  • 92 - Vacant
  • 93 - Local 25 Big Rig
  • 94 - Bilboard Truck

 

Parade route for 2017!

parade route

 

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