The Smyrna/Clayton July 4th Assoc. Is planning on holding this year’s 2021 parade. The parade will be held on Saturday July 3rd at 9:30am in Smyrna.
The Smyrna Clayton July 4th Foundation and Parade is the oldest July 4th Parade held annually in the State of Delaware. Its committee is made up of local residents of the Smyrna & Clayton area that meet Monthly at the Clayton Fire Company at 300 East St. in Clayton on the first Sunday of each month at 6:30 pm. The group besides sponsoring the annual July 4th Parade also sponsor the annual St Patrick’s Day Parade which is held in Smyrna each year, the Annual Christmas Day Parade which is held each year on the 1st Sunday in December at dusk each year, the Memorial Tree Lighting Service which is held immediately following the Christmas Parade at the Clayton Firehouse, a queens contest, a Baby Contest, along with other fundraising events.
The July 4th Parade alternates each year between the 2 towns