Darien VFW to host 14th annual Push-n-Pull parade on Fourth of July

The Fedoronko family at the Push-n-Pull Parade Saturday, July 4 —Laureen Vellante
The Fedoronko family at a previous Push-n-Pull parade —Laureen Vellante

The Darien VFW Post 6933 is hosting the 14th annual Darien Push-n-Pull Parade on July 4, 2018.

Children will assemble at the Goodwives Shopping Center around 9:30 am, with a band playing around 10:00 am and the parade kicking off around 10:30 am.  The parade will end at Tilley Pond, where there will be food trucks and entertainment for the children.

This year’s Darien Fireworks event will take place on Saturday, July 7 at Darien High School with a rain date of Sunday, July 8. Gates will open at 6:30 and a community band will begin playing at 7 followed by a new band this year, Lackluster Brother, which will begin at 8:00. The fireworks will then begin at 9.

Parking passes went on sale  Monday, June 25 and will go to Friday, July 6 and can only be purchased in the Selectman’s office at Town Hall. Parking passes are required to park on the Darien High School campus and passes will not be sold onsite at the event. For questions regarding purchasing a parking pass, call 203- 656-7338.