Independence Day Celebration

For Red Suspender Goodyear Hose Company information or questions call:
Events: Joe Cimino 814-435-1081
Vendors: call Vince Bowen 814-655-1100

For fireworks information or questions call Andy Macensky 814-435-8101

See following letter for parade information and link for parade registration form.

2017 Independence Day Parade July 1, 2017

The Galeton Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to participate in the 2017 Independence Day Parade on Saturday, July 1st, 2017. The parade will step off at 11:00 a.m. Line-up is at the Galeton Area School from 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

The parade route exits left from school grounds onto Bridge Street, right on Germania Street, right on Union Street, then a final right turn on West Street dispersing at West & Main Streets. The judge's & announcer's demonstration area will be at the former Tutor's Restaurant on Germania Street. Additional parade demonstration areas will be near Lakeview Cinema and the Wonder Bar on Germania Street and at Northwest Bank on West Street.

Registration entitles you for judged trophy consideration and your entry's announcement at the judge's demonstration area. Parade trophies will be awarded at 1:00 p.m. at the Park pavilion. Please Register by June 25, 2017.

July 4th Weekend is a great time to visit Galeton! It's the 32nd Annual Goodyear Hose Company's Red Suspender Weekend (Friday night and Saturday), and of course, THE BEST FIREWORKS DISPLAY Saturday night.

Click here to download and print out the Parade Registration Form.

For further information call Candace Sturdevant, 2017 Parade Committee Chairman at 814-203-8131.


A special thank you to all participants of the Galeton Area Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Parade and congratulations to our winners!

2016 Trophy Winners:
Best of Parade:                               Alice in Wonderland Float
Judge's Choice First Place:              Organ Donation Float
Judge's Choice Second Place:          Dave Rawson
Judges' Choice Third Place:              Galeton VFW Float

Emergency Vehicles Trophy Winners:
First Place:               Tri Town Fire Company
Second Place:           Kettle Creek Fire Company
Third Place:               Germania Fire Company