When the Town of Harrison and the Harrison Fest Committee Inc. moved the Harrison Fest from its originally scheduled date in June because of unexpected overlap with a Red Bull's game, one big concern was what the weather would be like for Harrison's 175th Anniversary Parade.  We can safely say that that concern no longer exists.

The weather for this weekend has highs of 86 degrees and lows of 66 degrees with very low humidity and little chance of rain.  The low humidity will help everyone marching in the parade and the spectators watching along the Parade route up Harrison Avenue from Joseph Supor Boulevard past Town Hall onto 2nd Street.  Viewing of the Parade will be from Patterson Street to 2nd Street.

Harrison 175th Anniversary Parade Route along Harrison Avenue depicted in Orange.  Sections of Streets Highlighted in Red will be closed on Saturday and Sunday during the Street Festival.  Joseph Supor Boulevard depicted in Blue will be closed temporarily for Parade Assembly between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to allow for the assembly of the parade and for it's kickoff.  Once the Parade kicks off Harrison avenue at Franklin Avenue will be shut down to allow for the Parade to go down Harrison Avenue.  Once the last participant goes past Davis Avenue on Harrison Avenue, Harrison Avenue will be closed at Davis Avenue and traffic must make a right onto Davis Avenue.

There are over 40 groups that will be participating.  Elected Official, Marching Bands, traditional dancing groups from various countries, fire departments, police departments including local and county police departments, Veteran Organizations, Harrison Fest Queens, and much more.

Kickoff is at 12 noon.  Assembly is at 11 a.m. on Joseph Supor Boulevard off of Harrison Avenue.

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