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Event Details

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July 4, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lawton Center Grounds
4301 Willow Lane
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

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Independence Day Picnic and Parade

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

12 p.m.: Parade & Dixieland Band 

The parade will begin at 12 p.m. led by the Dixie Land Trio.  Come to the Lawton Center at 11:30 a.m. to decorate your bikes, scooters, wagons, and baby carriages. The Town will provide decorating supplies.

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.:  Picnic

Town residents will be treated to barbeque catered by Red, Hot & Blue and the famous Ben and Jerry’s ice cream truck.  Vegetarian options are available upon request.  Bring your appetite and picnic blanket!

The reading of the Declaration of Independence at this event has become a tradition.  We encourage readers of all ages to take part.  If you would like to volunteer to read a few lines, please email Town Office at or 301-654-7144.

Please RSVP by June 23 to the Town Office at 301-654-7144 or

Interested in volunteering for the 4th?  Contact the Town Office.