Mardi Gras & Dress Parade Line-up Instructions
The Town of Queensbury Volunteer Fire Convention Committee, along with Parade Chairman Tom Tracy, have designated the routes for both the Mardi Gras and the Dress Parade for the 2018 HVVFA Convention.
The Mardi Gras Parade will take place on Friday June 22nd beginning on Luzerne Road and proceeding to the West Glens Falls Fire Station #1 located at 33 Luzerne Road. The theme for this year’s parade is “Past, Present, Future”. Units will begin forming at 5:00 p.m. for a 7:00 p.m. start.
The Dress Parade will take place on Saturday, June 23rd beginning at the corner of Luzerne Road and Indiana Avenue, proceeding East and concluding at the West Glens Falls Fire Station #1 at 33 Luzerne Road. Units will begin forming at 11:00 a.m. and step off at 1:00 p.m.
Incoming units for both parades should go West on Main Street/Corinth Road until they come to Vandusen Road where they will then head North to the intersection with Luzerne Road, there units will take a right and head East on Luzerne Road finding there designated lineup position. When the Parade units reach the intersection of Luzerne Road and Veterans Road marchers will continue on Luzerne Road while any vehicle will turn left onto Veterans Road headed North towards Sherman Avenue, once on Sherman Avenue they will be directed to the Morse Field Athletic complex for parking. Shuttles via golf carts will be provided from the end of the Parade to the Morse complex and vice versa. The Committee has some great events planned including musical entertainment nightly, a carnival, vendors, food and beverages, trophies awarded each night and fireworks Saturday night.
We thank you for your support and look forward to seeing you at the convention. Please continue to visit hvvfaconvention.com and be sure to like our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/120076671466023/ for continuous updates.