July 4, 2012: Bethany Beach, DE

  • The parade will step-off on Wednesday, July 4th starting at 12:00 noon, immediately following Ms. Carter singing the “STAR SPANGLED BANNER” at the reviewing stand.
  • Artist, Jenifer E. Carter of Bethany Beach is designing the T-shirt depicting the parade theme. 
  • The 24th annual Horseshoe Throwing Contest, sponsored by Mr. Joe Lank, will be held at the conclusion of the parade, about 2:00PM. It will be located at the south west corner of the Christian Church Grounds. This year we are having two categories for participants, Professional and Amateur.
  • The 3rd annual Blueberry Pie Eating contest, sponsored by Ruthie’s Bethany  Bakery, will be held at the conclusion of the parade, about 2:00PM. It will be located adjacent to the Christian Church Building.  Children and adults ages 5-80 are invited to participate. 
  • Award ceremony will be held 7:15PM at the Band Stand.
  • The Milford Community Band will present a Concert starting at 7:30 PM at the Band Stand.
  • The Fireworks display will be held the same day, Wednesday July 4th at dusk.

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Need accommodations for an upcoming event in Ocean City, Ocean Pines or Bethany Beach? Discover the affordable alternative! Just visit cbvacations.com for the area's largest selection of vacation rental properties, or call 1-800-633-1000 for Maryland vacation rentals and 1-800-442-5626 for Delaware area rentals.