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66th Annual Quincy Flag Day Parade, Ceremonies & Fireworks 2017

Sponsors by: Mayor Thomas P. Koch and The City of Quincy

 

Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 7:00 -- 11:00 p.m.

Parade: from Coddington Street via Hancock Street to Pageant Field

Ceremony & Fireworks: Pageant Field: 1 Merrymount Parkway, Quincy, MA


Jimmy Hui, President/Chief Executive Officer at The Jimmy Hui Foundation office is very pleased to announce that Mayor Thomas P. Koch and the City of Quincy will be hosting the 66th Annual Quincy Flag Day Parade, Ceremonies and Fireworks celebration begins onSaturday, June 10, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. to open for the residents, persons with disabilities, citizens and the public are welcome to come and attend throughout the evening here in the City of Quincy.

 

The 66th Annual Quincy Flag Day Parade, Ceremonies and Fireworks 2017 is proudly to be part of sponsors by the Quincy Park Department and Quincy Recreation Department to host a special events throughout this summer season here in the City of Quincy.

 

The parade will be taking place from Coddington School Building on Coddington Street to Central Middle School on Hancock Street then on the way to Pageant Field at 1 Merrymount Parkway area where the ceremonies and fireworks are in the rest of this evening throughout the event.

 

This event is now free admission to open for the residents, persons with disabilities, citizens, elected officials and the public are cordially invited to come and attend the 66th Annual Quincy Flag Day Parade, Ceremonies and Fireworks celebration at Pageant Field!

 

Since 60 years ago, the Quincy Flag Day Parade was part of the Koch Club founder by Richard J. Koch who organizes the special events to celebrate on Flag Day in the summer of 1951 to honor of these brave men and women who are currently serving in the military and served as a veterans in the Air Force, Armed Forces, Coast Guard, Marines, National Guard and Navy to fulfilled their duties and responsibilities to keep our country safe and sound in the harm's way right here at home and abroad where they are currently traveling all across the country and around in the world overseas.

 

The celebration portion of the evening held at Pageant Field following the parade consists of a flag raising of an impressive 30' x 60' version of Old Glory, a fly-over, a patriotic medley, presentation of awards to the parade grand marshals and the recipient of the Richard J. Koch Youth Service award capped off by dazzling 30 minutes fireworks display over Black's Creek.

 

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The Quincy Access Television (QATV) will broadcast live coverage for the 66th Annual Quincy Flag Day Parade, Ceremonies and Fireworks celebration festivities on the QATV Channel 8 throughout the evening here in the City of Quincy.

 

The City of Quincy will be streaming live from Adams Field and Pageant Field for the 66th Annual Quincy Flag Day Parade, Ceremonies and Fireworks celebration coverage on the Facebook Page!

 

Jimmy Hui, President/Chief Executive Officer at The Jimmy Hui Foundation office will be streaming live via Periscope to broadcast on the 66th Annual Quincy Flag Day Parade, Ceremonies and Fireworks coverage!

 

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There will be refreshments with the Hoodise Sundae Cup and Poland Spring Water Bottle to provided by the Quincy Recreation Department over the tent at Pageant Field throughout the ceremony and fireworks celebration here in the City of Quincy.

 

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There will be public transportation are provided by the MBTA to use buses and subways to attend the 66th Annual Quincy Flag Day Parade, Ceremonies and Fireworks throughout the evening here in the City of Quincy.

 

~ MBTA Bus Route #210 and #212: stops at St. Ann's Road.

~ MBTA Red Line Train: stops at Wollaston Station @ Beale Street.

~ The Ride: pick up and drop off for the disabled persons at Adams Field & Pageant Field.*

 

Parking Space:

~ Mitchell/McCoy Field & Merrymount Park (Merrymount Parkway)

~ Fenno Street Basketball & Tennis Court (Fenno Street)

~ Central Middle School (Hancock Street & St. Ann's Road)

~ Adams Field & Pageant Field (Merrymount Parkway)*

 

*Parking or Pick Up & Drop Off Assistance:*

Please check with the Quincy Police Officer in the uniform with vest or Public Safety Officer under the advisor to City Solicitor in the vest at Adams Field for an immediate assistance on the parking lot or pick up and drop off location information.

 

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Rain Date for the 66th Annual Quincy Flag Day Parade, Ceremonies and Fireworks Information:

Sunday, June 11, 2017 or Saturday, June 17, 2017

 

For more information on the Quincy Flag Day Parade, Ceremonies and Fireworks celebration, please feel free contact Quincy Park Department at (617) 376-1251 or Quincy Recreation Department at (617) 376-1394 with any questions or concerns.