A regular highlight of the Americana Festival is the parade on July 4th.  


The Parade begins at 10:00am on East Franklin Street, west of Centerville High School, proceeds West to Uptown Centerville, and turns South onto Main Street, ending at Tuxworth Road.  Showcasing more than 120 units, the parade features numerous bands, floats, and numerous mobile and walking units.

Parade Entry


If you're a Non-Profit Organization or an individual who would like to participate in this year's parade, please fill out the Non-Profit and Individual Parade Application Form and submit it to the Americana Festival office for consideration.  Please view the Parade Rules before submitting your application.

For-profit Organizations may enter the parade as a sponsor.  Please contact Contact us here if you want to be a parade sponsor.

MVCC to air Americana parade live at 10 a.m. July 4th

If you can’t make it to the parade — watch it live on Time Warner Channel 5. Centerville Community Relations Officer John Davis and City of Centerville Communications Director Kate Bostdorff will introduce you to the bands, floats, youth groups and other participants as the Miami Valley Communications Council and its crew are live from the heart of the festival, on Main and Franklin Street. You can also relive all the great moments from the parade at mvcc.viebit.com, Centerville’s YouTube channel or Time Warner Channel 5.