Hereford Zone Business Association
To promote the business and economic climate of northern Baltimore County

The Hereford Zone Business Association, Hereford Networking Group in Baltimore County Maryland

Hereford Parade & Fireworks - Sunday, July 1

Parade Participants ~ Floats ~ Bands ~ Vendors ~ Volunteers ~ Donations

Parade starts at 6pm / Festival @ HHS at 7:30pm / Fireworks @ HHS at dusk

The HZBA is proud to support the Hereford Fireworks and Parade again this year.


Sign up to have your own float in the parade, become a vendor, volunteer to help, or make a donation.

Decorate your property along the parade route.

2018 Hereford Parade and Fireworks, Sunday, July 1, 2018

If you would like to donate, be in the parade, or help as a volunteer along the parade route, please fill in one of the forms below.

Sign up to have a float in the parade or march in the parade:
The Hereford Parade is shaping up to be another great year!
Make sure you sign up your business or organization to have a float or march in the parade.
Bands can also sign up here.

It's FREE to be in the parade. Sign up online at

Become a Vendor:
Venders, sign up at

Volunteer to Help:
We are looking for volunteers to help with the parade!
Please email if you are interested. 

Make a Donation:
Donations are NEEDED for The Hereford Parade and Fireworks! If you enjoy this event, or just want to support your community, please consider making a donation, no matter how small. You can donate online or by check. Checks can be made payable to Hereford Parade and mailed to P.O. Box 243 Monkton Maryland 21111. Thank you for your support!

The Hereford Independence Day festivities are drawing near and should be a great success again this year, however,
DONATIONS are greatly needed (it cost $15,000- $20,000 for the day’s festivities).

If you would like to donate, be in the parade, or help as a volunteer along the parade route,
click on the links above.

Decorate Your Property!!!

Hereford Independence Day Parade Contest Decorate Your Property for the Independence Day Parade

Do you own a property along the parade route? Decorate your property for the festivities and show your pride for our County and our great town!

Properties will be judged on June 24-26. Ensure your property is decorated no later than June 26th. Simply decorate your property and you will be notified if you win!

Properties will be judged along:

~ York Road between the Pioneer Pub and Everett Road ~
~ Mt Carmel Rd between I-83 and York Rd ~
~ Monkton Road between York Rd and Big Falls Rd ~


The 2018 Independence Parade will be held on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 6pm.

The parade route will be the same as it has been in previous years; from the State Highway Facility on Mt. Carmel Road to Hereford High School.

Those sections of Mt. Carmel Road and York Road will be closed from 5:30 pm until the parade is over, which could be as late as 7:00 pm.

A fireworks show will occur at dusk. Please contact with any questions.

Thank you for your continued support.

HZBA Officers


Patrick McMullen,
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

 Vice President:

S. Denise Peak, PNC Bank

S. Denise Peak, PNC Bank  
V.P. Membership:

D. Kathleen Rus, Attorney
  V.P. Community Affairs:

David Cavey, North Central Insurance Agency 

Karla Geldmacher,
Altitude Financial Services, LLC


Membership in the Hereford Zone Business Association is open to all!

Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month. Time, topic and place varies so please check our calendar for the next meeting. Come join us!

Information about the HZBA can be obtained by calling Kathy Rus at 410-591-6992, or any of the other HZBA Officers.

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