Parade Information & Registration
The Marlboro Day Parade will kick-off the 2020 Festival starting at 10am on Saturday, May 9th, 2020. We encourage all Town and County residents to come out and watch the parade!
Please use this link to sign up to participate in the 2020 Marlboro Day Parade! CLICK HERE Parade Route:
The parade will begin at the Showplace Arena & Equestrian Center and enter into the Downtown via Water Street with a right onto Main Street. The parade will then make a left onto Governor Oden Bowie Drive and end in front of the County Administration Building where there will be a stage set-up. The route is estimated to be 0.5 miles long.
Parade Line-Up and Check-In:
Parade Line-Up and Check-In runs from 8:30 am- 9:45 am at The Show Place Arena & Equestrian Center upper parking lot (near the water tower) located at 14900 Pennsylvania Ave, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772. Please follow signs to the check-in table and parade staging area. Town Staff will be on-site in yellow shirts to provide you with your placement in the parade and answer any questions.
All participants will need to register prior to the parade, there will be NO on-site registration. Participants who show up without prior registration will be turned away.
Several roadways in Downtown Upper Marlboro will be closed for roughly one hour for this parade with traffic diverted to other roadways. Some of the roadways that are anticipated to be affected include the MD Rt 4 at Water Street ramps, Governor Oden Bowie Drive, Water Street, Elm Street, Main Street. and Pratt Street.