Entries being accepted for Urbanna Boat Parade
Set for July 5 on Urbanna Creek;
fireworks will follow
The Urbanna Independence Day Celebration will be held on Friday, July 5, at the Urbanna Town Marina on Urbanna Creek. Festivities start at 5 p.m. with a DJ providing music. Food will be available from the Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department.
The annual Boat Parade will begin with participants gathering at the Urbanna bridge at 6 p.m. They will then parade past the town marina and the judges stand at 6:30 p.m. Judges will award prizes in the categories of most patriotic, most creative and most outrageous, and an honorable mention award also will be presented.
Applications for the boat parade are available at the town office and the town marina, and one also appears at the end of this article. Call Dianne Franck at 758-5440 for more information.
A fireworks display over Urbanna Creek at dusk will conclude the activities.
The rain date for the parade and fireworks is Saturday, July 6.
To ensure safe access for emergency vehicles, Virginia Street will be closed from Cross Street to the town marina, including Oyster Road from 5 p.m. until after the fireworks.
The town pool will be open from 1 to 5 p.m.