Fourth of July Parade Set for July 4th at 10 am

On behalf of the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce, it is our pleasure to invite area businesses, organizations, clubs, schools and individuals to participate in the 2018 Perry Fourth of July Parade.

The parade will be held on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 10:00 am. With your participation, we can provide an excellent showing of pride in our community and county.

We are hoping for a large number of antique tractors, golf carts, show cars, emergency personnel, musical entertainment, businesses and organizations to participate.  Participants are encouraged to decorate floats in red, white and blue.

The parade route will begin at the Bill Trower Memorial Park and go west on Main Street (Hwy 154) thru the downtown area, the parade route is approximately ¾ mile in length.
Parade lineup will begin at 9:00 am on Netherland and Park Streets (east side of Bill Trower Memorial Park)

Registration is not required, but if you have any questions, please contact Dustin Wasson at 573-305-3158 or by email, dwasson@southlakedesigns.comor Jim Bair at 845-787-7190. With your help, we are hoping to make this year’s Fourth of July Parade a huge success.  For more information, visit



Dustin R. Wasson                       Jim Bair

Parade Co-Chairman                   Parade Co-Chairman

Plan Your Vacation to Mark Twain Lake

This 18,600-acre lake is ideal for a day on the water. Also, enjoy equestrian trails, walking trails, and sleeping under the stars. Offers great fishing; known for crappie and bass tournaments. There are stocked ponds for those without boats. Camping is available in four Corps of Engineers developed recreation areas; many with full hookups; most have electric, fire grills, lantern hangers, picnic tables and asphalt pads. Areas have showers, restrooms, sanitary stations, trails, scenic overlooks, launch ramps, and beaches and playgrounds.  Not looking to camp, Mark Twain Lake has numerous resorts with cabins and hotel rooms.  The lake also features numerous beaches, two marinas and an outdoor waterpark.  Plan your next visit to Mark Twain Lake today!  For more info, visit Explore Mark Twain Lake.

The Great Outdoors Will Be Featured at First Movie Night

The classic movie, The Great Outdoors will be featured at the first movie night of the season on Saturday night, May 26th at Bill Trower Memorial Park in Perry.  The free movie night is sponsored by the City of Perry and 154 Marine.  Come early to view the 154 Marine display starting at 7 pm.  There will also be music, and traditional movie snacks.  The movie will begin at dusk.  The City of Perry recommends movie watchers to bring a blanket or lawn chair to the event.  Organizers hope everyone comes and enjoys a great night of family friendly fun.