Annual parade to mark Fourth of July in Cooper-Young

Parade-goers march in last year's Cooper-Young Fourth of July parade.

Come out and celebrate the Fourth of July with a good old family friendly community parade.

The neighborhood parade will again be centered around Peabody Elementary. Participants will gather in the western parking lot of Peabody Elementary and then begin the parade at 10 a.m. The route is: north on Tanglewood from Peabody Elementary, east on Oliver Avenue, south on Cooper Street, west on Young Avenue, north on Tanglewood and back to parking lot. The parade will stay will be on the sidewalk at all times.

Decoration of bicycles, wagons and self are encouraged.The Memphis Fire Department will be on hand again this year, beginning at around 10:30 a.m. They will not be able to open the hydrant, but they will have the truck available for kids to look at and maybe climb on. Freezer pops and water will be available for all to help stay cool. Family and friends are welcome.

Author: LampLighter

The voice of Cooper-Young, a vibrant, diverse neighborhood to live, work and play, in the heart of Midtown Memphis, Tennessee.

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