Aptos’ “World’s Shortest Parade” has gained national recognition as one of the top seven 4th of July parades by the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler on the magazine’s daily traveler web site.
Here is a list of the day’s festivities and how to participate:
Enjoy a traditional breakfast of pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice, and coffee before the “World’s Shortest Parade.”
Cost: $10 adults/ $5 children
Fourth of July Parade
10:00-12:00pm • State Park & Soquel Drives to Trout Gulch Rd. & Soquel Dr.
Registration is still open. Visit Aptoschamber.com to sign up and participate in “World’s Shortest Parade.” The theme this year is “Anchors Away.” We are expecting an amazing turnout and want to invite all of Santa Cruz County to take part in it
This year’s parade Grand Marshal is Aptos La Selva Fire Department Captain Greg Hansen. He has served our community for over 30 years!
Parade entries can include (but are not limited to): Classic/antique vehicles, floats, bands, walkers, dancers, dogs, and you!
Party in the Park
12:00-4:00pm • Aptos Village Park
Are you interested in being a vendor at the Party in the Park?
Now accepting Vendors, email firstname.lastname@example.org for details or visit aptoschamber.com to download the application
We are looking for vendors for the Party in the Park for those who sell jewelry, clothes, children’s toys, art, photography, activities, food and more!
Please call the Aptos Chamber of Commerce for more information 831-688-1467. Open M-F, 9-4 at 7605-A Old Dominion Court, Aptos. Cost: $5 donation