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Takoma Park Independence Day Committee, Inc.

2022 4TH of July Parade & Evening Celebration 

4th of July Parade

Please click here to learn more about the 2022 Takoma Park 4th of July Parade which begins at 10am on July 4th. 

This year's theme is Takoma Park: Together Again. Our grand marshal is Mr. Jamal Fox, Takoma Park City Manager. We're thrilled to be back again!


Please click here  or see below to learn more about the 2022 Takoma Park 4th of July Evening Street Party, bringing our community together for an evening of bands, food trucks, kids' activities, a beer & wine garden, and more.​​

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Evening Street PartY

July 4 from 5:30-9:00 pm

Maple Ave between Philadelphia Ave & Ritchie Ave

5:30-6:00pm Takoma Park COmmunity Band
6:00-7:00pm Proverbs Reggae
7:00-8:00pm Sweet SaludOs
8:00-9:00pm The Night Hawks Blues Band
Pyroxotic Fire Spinners
Announcement of Parade Winners
Drawing for Raffle Prizes

throughout the evening:

Live Music * Food Trucks * Beer & Wine Garden (Takoma Bev Co.) * Kids' Activities

Jeffrey SilverStone

Jeffrey Silverstone, the Takoma Park 4th of July Parade's beloved Uncle Sam, passed away in June 2021.


Jeffrey began parading as Uncle Sam in 2005. He served as an Independence Day Committee member for many decades and was its dedicated webmaster. 

This year we are remembering him and his many years of committed service in support of Takoma Park's annual 4th of July Celebration.


The day’s events are planned, directed, and financed mainly by the efforts of the all-volunteer Takoma Park Independence Day Committee, with the cooperation of the Departments of the City of Takoma Park and the Mayor and Council.

TPIDC is a small group of volunteers who work hundreds of hours each year to make the celebration a success. While a City grant covers about forty percent of the total cost of today’s celebration, TPIDC raises the remainder mainly by soliciting donations from local businesses, churches, civic and service organizations, and individuals like you. We also raise funds by selling raffle tickets and leasing vendor spaces.

Your financial support and volunteer help are greatly appreciated. You can make a donation through PayPal, or by check mailed to Committee at 149 Ritchie Ave, Silver Spring, MD, 20910. 

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