Nearly 2500 participants take to the streets to demonstrate their pride in America and its heritage. The Children's Parade begins at 800 East Center Street, ending at 200 East Center Street at the state and county complex in Provo. Staging for the parade will be between 9:30-10:30am and runs on a first come, first-to-march basis. The parade begins at 10:30am. Children are arranged in different categories and accompanied by the Provo and Timpview High School marching bands. The Children's Parade is not only a fun activity for the family, it also is a chance to educate the youth on freedom and respect. Participants have the chance to meet police officers and fire fighters, giving them a firsthand experience with these important and friendly public servants. The parade lasts almost 45 minutes and participants receive a treat at the end. No skateboards or motorized vehicles of any kind are permitted. If you arrive after 9am, please use the 100 North 800 East entrance.