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Saturday, July 8, 2023
Indian River’s 70th Anniversary Parade Information


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In Calendar Year 2023, the Indian River Volunteer Fire Company will celebrate its 70th Anniversary.

There will be a 70th Anniversary Celebration and Parade on Saturday, July 8, 2023.  The parade will commence at 10 a.m. through the Oak Orchard-Riverdale community, followed by a Celebration at approximately 11 a. at Indian River’s Main Station (fire house) on Oak Orchard Road.

The day’s activities will host activity demonstrations, community celebrations with foods, fun activities, fire prevention and safety information, apparatus and equipment displays, fire truck rides and much more.

It is anticipated that the Parade will assemble and line up along Chiefs Road between 8:30 a.m. thru 9:30 a.m. and the processional route being Chiefs Road  to River Road to Oak Orchard Road, ending at Indian River Fire Station in Oak Orchard.  During the day of the event, Chiefs Road will be accessible only from Oak Orchard without exception prior to the commencement of the parade.  The estimated travel path will be approximately 1.0 mile.

Once the parade commences, Chiefs Road will be utilized as the access to the path to and from the River Road area until the end of the parade ceremony.

As Co-Chair of the event, Linda Walls, reports that all residents and community friends are welcome to participate and/or attend the parade.