4th of July Parade

The Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the Liberty on Parade – the 2019 July 4th Parade.

The 2019 Parade Theme: “Empowering The Future”


2019 Registration for the 4th of July Parade will open on Monday, April 1st, and close on Friday, May 31st.

Mandatory Parade Meeting for all Parade Entries:

Date: Thursday, June 13, 2019

Location: Eastern Idaho Public Health Conference Room, 1250 Hollipark Drive, Idaho Falls

Time: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.


$150 Parade Entry 

$75 Non-Profit Parade Entry

No additional add-on fees will be charged. Please review Parade Rules for additional information.


Chris Sheetz, Harris Publishing 208-542-2289.

Special advertising rates for Parade Participants:

Business Card Ad: $50

Quarter Page Ad: $150

Half Page Ad: $300

Full Page Ad: $600



Instructions for parade entries

Parade General Rules and Guidelines 2019

2019 Parade Instructions Slideshow

Parade Route Map


Starting April 1, click the button below to register, or download the Parade Registration Form 2019. If you choose to use the paper form, please mail or bring the form with payment to Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce, Attention: Lois Mackes, 365 River Parkway, Idaho Falls, 83402.

Parade Route and Parking

The parade route will remain the same this year. It will proceed west on 4th Street from Holmes Avenue, turn south on Boulevard and end at the intersection of Rogers Street and South Boulevard. (See map link above for details.) Drivers are urged to use caution in this area because of the high volume of pedestrians.

  • To better facilitate floats entering the parade staging area and lining up for the parade, please avoid using Holmes Avenue between 1st Street and 9th Street between 6 – 9 a.m.
  • All parking and traffic along the parade route will be restricted.
  • “No parking” will be implemented along the parade route starting at 4 a.m. on July 4. Any vehicle parked on the parade route at 5 a.m. on July 4 will be towed at the owner’s expense.
  • All vehicles parked on 3rd and 4th Streets (east of Holmes Avenue) and vehicles parked on John Adams Parkway (between Holmes and Tiger Avenue) need to be moved off the roadway by July 3 at 2 p.m.
  • All vehicles parked in the School District 91 office parking lot and Civic Auditorium parking lot along John Adams need to move from the area by July 3 at 2 p.m.
  • All motor vehicle traffic will be detoured around the parade route starting at 8 a.m. on July 4.

2020 Parade Grand Marshal 

To Be Announced