2012 Franklin County Spring Parade

Montague Soapbox Racers to Walk in Second Annual Spring Parade in Turners Falls

Racers from the Montague Soapbox Derby and other area derbies will walk in the Second Annual Franklin County Spring Parade, to be held in the hill section of Turners Falls on Saturday, April 14, 2012. People should bring their carts starting at 11:00 am to Crocker Avenue, between Montague and Davis Streets, in front of Sheffield Elemenary School.

The parade will make a three mile loop, beginning at 1:00 pm at Sheffield School on Crocker Avenue. It will take a left onto Montague Street, travel to the end, and turn left onto Turnpike Road. The parade will go past the Turners Falls High School, and take a left onto Millers Falls Road. At Scotty’s Convenience Store, the parade will turn left onto High Street and end back at Sheffield.

The first annual parade was held April 9, 2011. 700 people marched in the parade and over 4,000 people came out to watch!

Everyone who has a soapbox cart, of any type, and wishes to walk in the parade shold contact Mik Muller, Race Director, at (413) 320-5336.

For more info on the parade go check out their Facebook page, here: