We Love New England: Bristol Fourth of July Parade

BRISTOL, R.I. (WLNE) — The longest running Fourth of July celebration in the United States is back in Bristol this weekend.

Bristol’s Fourth of July Parade has been a longstanding tradition has been running since 1785.

The parade will start on Monday at 10:30 a.m. There are about 20 floats and 13 bands are expected to participate.

Chestnut and Naomi Streets will close at 7 a.m., as does Sherry Avenue.

Route 114 will close at 8 a.m., Route 136 will stay open.

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