“This annual celebration is a year-round topic of conversation in the community and is renowned throughout the state. Participation levels top 10,000 people per day” – City of Chanhassen 

Summer time is the best time to make new friends and spread the word about CHA in the community. If you’re in town on the 4th of July, we would love for you to join us! This community event is a great way to involve the whole family, especially your little ones. Make this event a 4th of July tradition for your family!

Volunteer Roles

  • Help decorate the float/vehicles
  • Hand out promotional info and candy during the parade
  • Help carry the CHA banner
  • Drive a vehicle

Event Details


Please MEET AT CHAPEL HILL starting at 1:00 p.m. to be sure that everyone has their CHA gear and knows their role. Staging begins at 1:00/1:30 . All entries should be in place and ready to move at 2:30 sharp. The city has asked that we check in with volunteers on the corner of W 77th Street and Great Plains Blvd. We will enter the staging area from W 78th & Frontier, you’ll see “staging area” signs. The check-in volunteers will direct us where our exact staging location is.  Cones with our unit name and number will be placed where we will be staged.


Bring water, sunblock and wear a hat or visor. (We’ll have Chapel Hill backpacks available to carry your items in if you wish) Please eat a good lunch, hydrate and bring snacks! Remember, you’ll be outside longer than just the length of the parade, and we’ll be waiting in the staging area for about an hour before hand. If you have a hand-held umbrella you are encouraged to bring it for shadeHydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate! Please remember to drink water on parade day! It is normally very hot and we want you to be safe. We will have a cooler in the car with water bottles as well!

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