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Holliston 300 Celebration Parade will be May 11, participants still needed

The Holliston 300 Celebration Parade Committee is planning “the best parade Holliston has seen in 300 years” to take place on Saturday, May 11, at 1 p.m., and organizers continue to seek people to be in the parade. 
“At this time, we have a number of outside bands and other participants,” said Peter Barbieri, a member of the parade committee. “We are now focusing on participants from the Town of Holliston and surrounding towns.” 
The deadline to register is April 15. 
The parade will start at the intersection of Washington and Highland Streets, proceed 2.5 miles up Washington Street, through downtown, past Town Hall, and will finish at the intersection of Washington and High Streets. There will be rest, water, and health stations along the route. A viewing stand for judges and dignitaries will be set up at the Town Hall. The map can be found at 
Ways to get involved in the parade: 
General volunteer: 
For more information, contact: Jake LaFlamme: [email protected]
Peter Barbieri: [email protected]
Bob Shore: [email protected]

On Dec. 3, 2024, the Town of Holliston will mark its 300th anniversary of incorporating as a town.

Holliston 300th Celebration adds events to calendar, erects banners 
By Theresa Knapp 
The Holliston 300th Celebration committee was before the Select Board on Jan. 29 when the board approved the committee’s request to erect avenue banners for the rest of the calendar year. 
The committee also shared the updated list of events with the board which include: 
March 17, St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast
April 26, Arbor Day 300th Tree Planting 
May 11, Parade
May 24, Golf Tournament
June 23, Strawberry Festival 
July 4, Laser Show
July 13, Olde Time Baseball Tournament
July 23, Family Movie Night
Aug. 1, Day at the Lake
Aug. 17, Caflin Hill Orchestra
Sept. 8, Horse Show 
Sept. 21, Field Day
Oct. 6, Girl Scouts Fall Festival
Nov. 2, “Encampment Impression” 
Nov. 30, Holiday Stroll
Dec. 3, 300th Anniversary Cake Celebration 

A full list of events can be found at