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2020 Independence Day Parade

2020 Independence Day Parade


Saturday, JULY 4TH,  3:00 p.m.

Theme: Stars, Stripes and Squirtguns

Once again the Watertown Chamber of Commerce is hosting our annual parade in Watertown in honor of Independence Day, the Fourth of July! We are quickly becoming known for our tradition of ‘getting wet’ and we will continue again this year! Bring your squirt guns because it’s time for "Stars, Stripes and Squirt Guns"!

Again this year there will be a NO-squirt zone. At the end of the parade we will have a section of participants who do NOT wish to get wet, and will NOT be carrying any squirt guns or water. While we all enjoy getting a little wet on a hot July afternoon, there are some who can not, however they do wish to participate and honor our Independence Day tradition. If you would like to enter the parade and NOT get wet there is a section on the entry form to indicate this.


You can download a PDF copy of the application below or pick one up at Wilson Bank, Watertown-Wilson County Public Library or Artizan Insurance on the square. (Please make sure your entry is received no later than July 3rd).


Click on the link below for a .pdf Sign-Up Form
Download 2020 Sign-Up Form


  • All entries must be received no later than July 3rd in order to be included and announced in the parade.
  • $20 Entry Fee for Political Candidates, Political Campaigns or Organizations, and Businesses.
  • No Entry Fee for Non-Profit Organizations, Schools, Churches, and Non-Business Individuals.
  • All entrants are asked to be at the line-up in the parking lot of Round Lick Baptist Church no later than 2:00PM on July 4th.
  • You may only squirt your water gun at someone that is armed. No pressure hoses and no water balloons.

For Information, contact Parade Coordinator:
Deena Dowd at 702-810-7173 / artistdeenad@gmail.com

Entry forms may be sent to the Watertown Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 5, Watertown, TN 37184, emailed to Parade Coordinator, Deena Dowd at artistdeenad@gmail.com or dropped off at 729 West Main St, Watertown, TN 37184. Entry forms may also be turned in at Wilson Bank, Watertown-Wilson Public Library, Artizan Insurance or Jim's Antiques on Main Street.

The parade route begins at Round Lick Baptist Church parking lot a 745 W. Main St and ends at the end of East Main St in Watertown

Have a Safe and Happy 4th of July!

Best regards,

The Watertown Chamber of Commerce

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