the parade returns
The Town of Farragut’s annual Independence Day Parade will start at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, July 4. The parade will start at the Farragut High School junior lot and proceed down Lendon Welch Way. The parade continues to Boring Road, just east of Farragut Towne Square Shopping Center (former Ingles store site). Bring the family and reconnect with the Town at this community staple.
The grand marshals in this year’s parade will be the owners of Euphoric Cheese Shop: Amy Burritt and Cheri Intveld.
Fleet Feet Sports Knoxville will host the fifth annual Farragut Freedom Run 1 Mile & 2 Mile prior to the start of the parade. This flat and fast course is USATF certified and perfect for all levels. Register at runsignup.com/farragutfreedomrun.
Due to the Independence Day Parade, Kingston Pike from Lendon Welch Way to Federal Boulevard will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to approximately noon on Monday, July 4. Options for parade detours are as follows: North side - Campbell Station Road to Grigsby Chapel Road to Smith Road to Kingston Pike (going west) or Campbell Station Road to Parkside Drive to Lovell Road (going east). South side - Concord Road to Turkey Creek Road to Virtue Road to Kingston Pike.
Also, S. Campbell Station Road from Kingston Pike to Brooklawn Boulevard and Municipal Center Drive will be closed from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. for the Farragut Freedom Run.
For more information about the parade, please call the Farragut Parks & Recreation Department at 865-218-3376 or go to farragutparksandrec.org/parade.