The parade is being organized by the Middletown Jaycees, while the Town of Middletown is sponsoring the fireworks.

The 5th annual Middletown Fourth of July Parade will kick off at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 4 from the Everett Meredith Middle School on South Broad Street. Line up will begin at 8:30 a.m.

The parade will proceed north on Broad Street where presentations will take place at Cochran Square, then turn left onto Main Street, then left onto South Scott Street, left onto West Cochran Street, right onto South Cass Street, left onto West Park Place, and right onto South Broad Street to return to the middle school.

The parade is being organized by the Middletown Jaycees.

Those interested in participating in the parade or helping to sponsor the parade are encouraged to visit the Jaycees’ website at Click on the “Events” tab and select “4th of July Parade” and choose participant or sponsor.

Participants need to register in advance so the Jaycees have an accurate line up.


Fireworks, sponsored by the Town of Middletown, will be held at Silver Lake Park July 4 when it gets dark. The park opens at 6 p.m. for people to start arriving to view the fireworks.

No pets, no bikes, no skateboards, no alcohol, no open flames, and no personal fireworks will be allowed.

Non-profit groups will be selling refreshments and other items at the park. To sign up your group as a vendor, call Rae at 378-5670.