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    First Independence Day Parade In The Nation

    12:00 amGatlinburg

    For the 41st time, at the stroke of midnight on July 3rd, Gatlinburg kicks off Independence Day with the first parade in the nation! This parade has earned the International Festivals and Events Association's Grand Pinnacle Awards and was named a Top 20 Event for 2016 by Southeast Tourism Society. It has been named by National Geographic Traveler Magazine as a “Top Ten Parade to see in the US” and recognized by as one of the “Five Best Fourth of July Celebrations in Smaller Cities.” Attendees can expect floats, balloons, and marching bands paying tribute to our country and the men and women of our military.
    Call (800) 568-4748 for more information.

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