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Plymouth’s Happy Birthday America Parade set for June 29

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PLYMOUTH— The City of Plymouth’s annual Happy Birthday America Parade is set for Thursday, June 29 at the Hilde Performance Center, 3500 Plymouth Blvd.

Geared toward preschool and elementary-age children, the free event provides an opportunity for families to participate in a festive Independence Day-themed parade.

Parade Festivities

Festivities begin at 10 a.m. with decorations for the parade. Children should bring and decorate their bicycles, tricycles and strollers. Children will receive patriotic-themed bags filled with streamers, beads and the like to decorate, but participants may also bring their own decorative materials. Patriotic attire is also encouraged.

The parade begins at 10:30 a.m. with the Star Spangled Banner and other patriotic music, led by the Hamel Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5903.

Live Music by the Tricia and the Toonies

Following the parade, the event features an 11 a.m. live music show by Tricia and the Toonies at the Hilde main stage.

The event is free and open to the public. Attendees should bring money for food truck purchases. No registration is required.

Event sponsors include Kyle Vitense State Farm, Plymouth Lions Club, Plymouth Smiles Dentistry, Code Ninjas Plymouth, New Horizon Academy and First Student Wayzata.

In the event of inclement weather, the event may be canceled. Call the weather hotline to check for cancellations at 763-509-5205.

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