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Independence Day Parade ( Click to Register )

  • Thursday, July 04, 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Anna Maria Island from Coquina Beach (South Entrance) to City Pier Park in Anna Maria


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Ahoy Mateys !!  Greetings from the Privateers…..

It is nearing that special time of year again that we celebrate our nation's birthday and independence.  Please join us on the 4th of July, for our annual 4th of July Parade Processional.  Staging opens at 8am with the parade step off at 10 am SHARP.  We will be parking at Coquina Beach North Boat Ramp, you will enter at the access road across from Coquina Beach South Entrance and be directed where to go and what to do from there.


 Please register your float/vehicle/golf cart by clicking the Register button to the left, or by printing and filling out an application.  You can present the application to our staging martial when you arrive.

It is now a requirement by local authorities that parade floats ( any vehicle/trailer that has/uses a generator on board ) carry a 5 lb. ABC 2A-10B, C fire extinguisher and must have annual stamp or be certified from extinguisher company. You will be expected to have this the day of the parade or you cannot participate.


 We have had reports, from both sides of the parade line, of injuries. Last year, we tried to advertise to the public to refrain from using water balloons or high pressure hoses/water guns, to my knowledge it worked with the exception of 1 or 2 people. We will try this again this year. Also please try to refrain from spraying toddlers and babies, we received complaints about that.

 Please be mindful of attire or electronics that could be damaged if it gets wet. Bring protective supplies for your phone, camera, and or any electronics. 


 This parade gets very warm. Wear proper clothing.. Bring water and stay hydrated.


 This is a processional, the other lane of traffic cannot be stopped. You must be on some type of wheels to participate.

 This is a first come first serve parade. We cannot hold spots or give spaces between floats. If you are waiting for another float, please pull off and wait for the other party to join you before getting in line.  

 The Privateers do not charge a fee to participate in this parade. If you would like to donate, we appreciate your generosity it is greatly appreciated. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at kb8746@gmail.com. We look forward to having you celebrate this wonderful holiday with us.

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Anna Maria Island Privateers, Inc.

P.O. Box 1238 Holmes Beach, Fl 34218

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