Mendon Horribles Parade 2013
On July 3, Mendon will hold it’s annual Fourth of July Eve Horribles Parade. The Parade has been a tradition in Mendon that goes back over half a century. Children of all ages dress in costume and traditionally walk down Maple Street to the Mendon Town Hall where prizes are awarded from the Mendon Fire Department. This year the parade has been moved indoors at the Mendon Fire Department Headquarters, located at 8 Morrison Drive. The parade of costumes will begin at 6:30 p.m. Heavy rains aare predicted for Thursday evening and the Mendon Fire Department wants everyone to be safe and still enjoy the tradition.The children will be treated to hot dogs and drinks. The annual Horribles Parade is sponsored by the Mendon Fire Department.
The Parade of Horribles is a New England Traditional going back to the 1870′s.