Yankee Homecoming Parade 2014

The Yankee Homecoming Parade is a traditional New England parade featuring bands

The 57th-annual Yankee Homecoming parade is a Traditional New England Parade that is sure to please! There will be a variety of entertaining floats and marchers.  The past 57 years Yankee Homecoming, and the people of Newburyport all come together to watch a parade on the first Sunday in August. The streets lined with families, friends, and visitors have made this parade a long time favorite summer tradition.

The parade kicks off immediately following the fire trucks starting at three roads; High Street (Famous Pizza), and travels east to Marlboro Rd.

Special Guest Appearance; Minnie and Mickey Mouse

  • Acton Minute Man, Newburyport MA
  • Dick Kaplan, Jazz Band, Newburyport MA
  • Zach Fields Drum Studios, Newburyport MA
  • Steelfingers, Newburyport MA
  • Boston Windjammers Woonsocket RI
  • Manchester AOH, Manchester NH
  • Professional Firefighters of New Hampshire, Pipes and Drums Band, Barrington NH
  • Nutmeg Volunteer Junior Ancient Fife and Drum Corps, Groton CT
  • Boston Firefighters Marching Band, Boston MA
  • Lynn Drill Team JROTC
  • Battle of the Bands Winner
  • Fusion Blue

Marching bands, jazz bands, youth organizations, Kings and Queens, theatrical group, floats and walking groups we want to hear from you!!

Floats to be judged that morning and monetary prizes awarded for Most Original, General Chair and Best Theme. It’s not too late to enter your group or float, as we are still accepting applications. Come join the fun. This year theme is “Volunteer -You Make the Difference”.

If you wish to participate, please complete the form below which describes your group and return it as soon as possible.


2012 Yankee Homecoming Parade Video

Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Noon
Downtown Newburyport