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Mendham Township Official News & Announcements.  

The Brookside 4th of July Parade, Saturday, July 3, 9am

Release Date: June 17, 2021
Grandest Littlest Parade in America, is Back!

The Brookside 4th of July Parade, also known as the Grandest Littlest Parade in America, is Back!

With the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions in NJ, the Brookside Community Club will have its annual Fourth of July Parade on Saturday, July 3rd starting at 9:00am. This is the 98th year of the parade, and this year's parade, theme is:


The schedule of events is as follows:

  • 8:00am: Breakfast at the Community Club. 
  • 9:00am: Parade Begins. 
  • 11:00am: Picnic Lunch & Activities at the Community Club. . 
  • 1:30pm: Swimming at Brookside Beach. 

There will be field games, parade awards, and activities for kids of all ages. 

There is still time to enter a float or antique car!  If you are interested, please contact Buzzy Thomas at (201) 738-7881 or 

All events are free for the day. But they are not free for the Brookside Community Club. Now more than ever the Club is relying on your generous donations in order to make this the grandest celebration ever!

Your donations fund the entire event! Year after year, many who grew up in Mendham come back for this old-fashioned good time. So, please open your hearts and your wallets, and help make this a celebration to remember. 

Please make donations out to "Brookside 4th of July Parade Committee" and send it to the:

Brookside Community Club

P.O. 168

Brookside, NJ 07926

Or use Venmo - @brooksideparade

All Donations Are Tax Deductible