‘Better Together’ Themed Burtonsville Day Parade Will Offer Food, Vendors, and Entertainment

The 30th Annual Burtonsville Day Parade and Festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25. It will feature live music, food vendors, and activities for children under the theme of “Better Together,” which aims to reflect the community’s strong diversity.

The parade will start at 10 a.m. from Paint Branch High School. The festival will be held at the Marilyn J. Praisner Community Recreation Center and Library from 1 p.m.- 3 p.m. There is no cost of entry for either event.

According to the event’s flyer, festival attendees can expect face painting for children, rock climbing, inflatables, and an obstacle course. Health care workers, named this year’s grand marshals of the parade, will also be present at the festival providing free health screenings and information about vaccination sites in the county.

Residents can expect road closures on Old Columbia Pike from Paint Branch High School to Marilyn J. Praisner Library from 9:30 a.m. until approximately 11:30 a.m., according to the event’s website. Perrywood Drive will be also closed from Carson Drive to Old Columbia Pike from 9:30 a.m. until approximately 11:00 a.m.

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Margaret Attridge

About Margaret Attridge

Margaret Attridge is a Fall 2021 Intern with MyMCM from the University of Maryland, College Park. Contact her at mattridge@mymcmedia.com.

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