​​July 4th ​Parade & Part​y in the Park​

Regional Independence Day Parade 

Thursday, July 4th beginning at 11:00am on Genesee Street

​Kick off the Fourth of July celebration with the annual Regional Independence Day Parade Thursday, July 4th beginning at 11:00am. ​The parade will begin in front of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in South Utica and proceed north on Genesee Street to the Memorial Parkway, then turning right onto the Parkway and ending at Oneida St​reet near Utica's Parkway Recreation Center.

​Continue the celebration with ​a Party in the Park! On July 4th, ​there will be the annual party in the park from 6 to 10 p.m. at Proctor Park with food trucks, entertainment and ​a fireworks show at dusk. ​

​The parade and the part​y in the park are free and open to the public​. Join the Genesis Group in celebrating the Fourth of July with these great community events​!

Parade ​Registration​
Would you like to be a part of the biggest Fourth of July Parade in the Mohawk Valley? Register your group today to march in the parade. There is no charge to be a part of the parade, but you must register by clicking the link below.

​​Vendor Application
​​Join the biggest ​Fourth of July celebration​ in the Mohawk Valley! On Thursday, July 4th is the annual Party in the Park at Proctor Park in Utica from 6:00pm-10:00pm. ​​Vendor registration for ​the Party in the Park event ​is $150​. ​Please click on the link below to fill out the application and to pay your vendor fee online​.

The Genesis Group is a civic organization that unites Business and Community Leaders working to
advance regional economic, social and cultural interests, and to foster unity and cooperation
in the Mohawk Valley region.
With a population of more than 300,000 residents, and several billion dollar industries,
the Mohawk Valley Region is a great place for recreation, to work and live!