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At the triangle of Jerusalem, Bradshaw and Bel Air Roads Kingsville, Maryland

Held Annually for 40 Years



2021 Theme: "From Liberty's View"

See Photos of the 2021 Parade Here

2021 Parade Recap:

Opening Ceremonies were held at the judges viewing stand with John Teal, Master of Ceremonies presiding.  Leading the parade was the Honor Guard from the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company.  At 11:10 A.M. we were honored to have a “Fly By” from the Maryland Air National Guard.  Our National Anthem was performed by Jacob Johnson, accompanied by the Aberdeen High School Band under the direction of Kaitlyn Wittman.   

Judging Results:

Entries were judged in a number of categories by Judges Michael Trush, Rita Sayler, Rick Eyre, Mary Jo Button and Cat Murphy. Some entries were not judged.

Category #2 – Bands/Musical:

1st Bud Huson American Pride Award - $150 – C. Milton Wright High School Marching Mustangs - Band directed by Dr Joel Frisch

2nd – North Harford High School -  Band directed by John Wojciechowski

#3 – Aberdeen High School -  Band directed by Kaitlyn Wittman

Category #3 – Antique Vehicles:

1st – Russell A Piper – 3 Antique Fire Trucks

2nd – Nick Belkoff – 1963 Imperial Crown Coupe


3rd – Richard Shores – 1955 Chevy Pickup Truck

3rd – Stanley Oparowski – 1970 Pontiac Convertible

 Category #5 – Equestrian Group:

1st – Maryland Miniatures

2nd – (none)

3rd – (none)

Category #7 – Young Set:

1st – Upper Falls Dance Academy

2nd – Cub Scout Pack 247 – Perry Hall

3rd – (none)

Category #8 – Commercial Entries or Floats:

1st – Bearded Brothers Hauling LLC

2nd – The Cottages of Perry Hall


3rd – Chick-fil-A – Perry Hall

3rd – G&M Auto Sales and Service

3rd – R F Watson Contracting – 1972 Chevy K5 Blazer 

Category #9 – Non-Commercial Floats:

1st – Custom & Classic Car Educational Foundation

2nd – Friends of Jerusalem Mill

3rd – Fork United Methodist Church

Category #10 – Fire Apparatus:

Melvin C Neuman Award for Best Appearing Company – Fallston Volunteer Fire & Ambulance Co

Best Appearing Engine – Jarrettsville Volunteer Fire Company

2nd Best Appearing Engine – Baltimore County Fire Dept. Perry Hall Station – Engine 55

Best Appearing Truck – Baltimore County Fire Dept. Fullerton Station – Truck 94

Best Appearing Ambulance – White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company

 Judges Awards for BEST INTERPRETATION OF THEME – “From Liberty's View”:

1st  Place $150 – Friends of Jerusalem Mill

2nd Place $100 – Maryland Miniatures

3rd Place $50 – Bearded Brothers Hauling LLC

20th Annual Mary Frances Sheppard Award for Best Entry in Parade $150:

G&M Auto Sales and Service


Winners received formal notification in the mail. Trophies presented at the July 21st meeting of the Greater Kingsville Civic Association held at the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Department.

6 Marching Bands!

The Bands marching in the Parade were the Baltimore City Pipe Band, Aberdeen High School Eagle Marching Band, Edgewood Ram Marching Band, C. Milton Wright High School Marching Mustangs, Joppatowne High School Mariner Marching Band, North Harford High School Marching Hawks.  

2021 Grand Marshal:

Bruce McCubbin

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2021 Theme Winner:

Lynn Eckenrode


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We Thank Our 2021 Parade Sponsors

The KingsvilleParade is entirely self-funded through the generous donation of funds and in-kind services from the following public-spirited persons and organizations, whose support we gratefully acknowledge.


Jones Junction – Jones for a Lifetime

BrightView Senior Living – Perry Hall

John and Kathy Brooks

Corbin Fuel Company

Kingsville Plaza by Goettner Construction Co., Inc.

Fork Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Kevin Doherty

Paul E. Feild, Jr. D.D.S.

J.S.I. Automotive

KingsvilleAuto Repair

Long Green Animal Dermatology Center, Dr. Joseph Bernstein

G&M Automotive Sales and Service

Sunshine Grille, LLC

Smith and Prothero Physical & Occupational Therapy

Bay View Homecare

Dennis Kurgansky, M.D., P.A., Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery

Von Paris Moving and Storage

Greene’s Family Butcher Shop

Dave’s Tag & Title Service

Parade Book Advertisers & Patrons

HLK Custom Clothing

Bobby’s Portable Restrooms

Metro Talk


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