GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Hollyhock Lane Parade is the longest continuously running neighborhood Fourth of July parade in Michigan.
It is put on by the Calvin-Giddings Patriotic Association, with the mission of "instilling patriotism and promoting neighborliness."
The lineup starts at 8 a.m. on Saturday so that the event can start at 8:30 a.m.
They ask that everyone come in a mask to see 'Uncle Sam and Miss Liberty' lead the parade, accompanied by the Spirits of 76, a troupe dressed as revolutionary war soldiers.
The route starts at Calvin Ave.and Alexander St., then goes down Franklin towards Pontiac Rd., followed by a turn onto Iroquois Dr. and a turn back onto Alexander St. The route ends on Giddings Ave.