July 4th Nine Mile Valley ATV/UTC Parade
Sunday, July 4th 2021
Wahoo!! Come join the citizens of the Nine Mile Valley in the 2nd Annual July 4th Nine Mile Valley ATV/UTV Parade!!! New this year: Want to ride a horse? A bicycle? Then Okay! Decorate away and come join us as we make our way from Ranch Lane off West Nine Mile just below the single lane bridge all the way to the Nine Mile Community Center! Additionally, we WILL have a family friendly FREE BBQ and POTLUCK at the conclusion of the parade at the Community Center.
Citizens from our valley have organized a 4th of July ATV/UTV Parade to help celebrate the birth of our nation. The parade begins promptly at 1:30 pm, from Ranch Lane to Nine Mile Road and concludes at the Nine Mile Community Center. Please join us in celebrating this special day with an ATV/UTV Parade!
Local organizers will have prizes for the best 4th of July/patriotic decorated vehicle to be awarded at the conclusion of the parade at the NMCC. Come out and be a part of the celebration - put your flag out and cheer us on or be a parade participant! Line up for the parade on July 4th at 1:00 pm on Ranch Lane just off W Nine Mile Rd south of the one-lane bridge. Please ATVs/UTVs only - no cars, trucks, or motorcycles in the parade. Horses and bicycles are welcome!! All participants and observers are welcome to join us in the potluck BBQ. The potluck will begin upon conclusion of the parade around 2:00 pm. Parade participants may drop off a potluck dish prior to the start of the parade. Please place your dish on the bar under the pavilion. there is limited plug-ins available for crockpots - so please ensure your food is hot, if required, prior to drop off (in case a plugin space is not available). Please refrain from dropping off food items prior to noon and ensure they are protected from flying critters - bugs and birds - and we will have volunteers guarding the food from deer, turkeys, and whatever else is wandering around out there.
If interested in participating in the parade, please register by sending an e-mail with your name and number of parade vehicles to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Julie Van Hise at (406) 626-2535. A $10 donation for registration is suggested, not required—this is about freedom after all. If you are able donations will be collected upon arrival at the parade line-up as well as at the potluck. Registration is not required, but is very helpful in the planning process.
NO FIREWORKS or sparklers during the parade or at the rally points! Please no parking of vehicles and trailers at the rally start point. There is limited parking available at the NMCC - do not block the parade route, personal driveways, or the NMCC grounds. Please be respectful of each other. Cheer them on or sign up now!