Cotuit 4th of July Parade Registration & Information

The Civic Association is pleased to once again present the Cotuit Fourth of July Parade!  This is a wonderful and much-loved kick-off to the summer season.   As in prior years, proceeds from the Cotuit Bass and Blue Fish Tournament, generously donated to the Association, help to defray the costs of the Parade.

The Parade is scheduled to start at 11:00 a.m. on July 4th.  It will follow the same route as in prior years.

The application form for floats and groups for the Parade is attached below.  You MUST mail your completed application, including BOTH pages 1 and 2, to the Cotuit 4th of July Parade Committee, P.O. Box 704, Cotuit, MA 02635.

You will receive an e-mail confirmation informing you of the status of your application between June 23rd and no later than June 27.  The application deadline is June 22, 2018.  Permits MUST be picked up at the check-in point on July 4, 2018, beginning at 9:00 a.m.  The parade starts at 11:00 a.m.  If  you do NOT check in you will NOT be allowed to participate.  Permits are no longer being mailed.

ALL FLOATS/GROUPS MUST have a 4th of July theme.  NO advertising of businesses or political affiliations is allowed on floats, banners or vehicles pulling floats or items.  Signs of businesses on trucks/vehicles MUST be removed/covered at all times. NO WATER of ANY KIND is allowed by any entrants.  ONLY CANDY MAY BE TOSSED SAFELY INTO THE CROWD.  OTHER ITEMS/TRINKETS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BE HANDED/TOSSED OUT.

Cotuit Participation Application 2018

For further information or for answers to any questions you might have regarding Parade registration or the required forms, please call 781-775-7605, or send an e-mail to


7-4-2008 Clowns

Bob Powers and Family July 4

July 4th Bikes and Walkers

July 4th Valerie Morgan

July Parade

Milo July 4th

Photos by Paul Rifkin

Item #1: The Cotuit 4th of July Parade DVD. The price of the DVD is
$20. If you would like one shipped to you please email The cost for S&H is $4.95.