Independence Day Boat Parade Cancelled

The organizers of the Independence Day Chesapeake Patriotic Boat Parade announced that the inaugural event has been canceled. No reason was given for the cancelation. No word if the organizers will try it again in 2024.

A new era is born as the Independence Day Chesapeake Patriotic Boat Parade will debut this year.

The parade will travel around the waterways of Back River in Eastern Baltimore County on Sunday, July 2.

The parade is being led By Captain Skeet Williams. Rain date is Monday, July 3.

The parade will leave at the Dock of the Bay about 5 p.m. and will travel around Millers Island and Back River.

The parade will end and return to the Dock of the Bay for the Award Ceremony around 8:30 p.m. There will be awards for best decorated boats.

Viewing locations for the parade include

Dock of the Bay, Row Boat Willie’s Dock Bar and The New White Swan Restaurant (across 10th Street to view the Back River)

For more information, follow the Chesapeake Patriotic Boat Parade on Facebook, email or call or text at 443-242-4244.


Benjamin Joseph

Benjamin Joesph has covered news in Eastern Baltimore County since 2006. He started as a reporter with the original East County Times in 2006. He started East Baltco News and later in 2022.

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