32nd Annual Burtonsville Day Canceled Due to Weather

Per Burtonsville Day organizers: “The Burtonsville Day Celebration Planning Committee met this morning and have decided to cancel our 2023 32nd Annual Burtonsville Day Parade and Celebration event. This we did in concern of both participants’ and organizers’ health and safety concerns. This is an unfortunate and sad decision for all of us and also event participants who show up each year but was a necessary decision to be made. Thank you for all your support and understanding. We hope to see you all next year. Stay safe.”

Prior to Cancellation: “The 32nd Annual Burtonsville Day Parade and Festival on Saturday, Sept. 23, will celebrate the theme of “Discovering East County.” The festivities will include three musical performances in association with the Music Center at Strathmore. The one-mile parade will begin at Paint Branch High School and conclude at the Marilyn J. Praisner Library and Community Recreation Center, which is located at 14906 Old Columbia Pike in Burtonsville. The festival will follow from 11 a,m.-3 p.m. on the grounds of the community center.

The festival will include performances of music, dance and martial arts. Among the performers will be the Dupont Brass, Ayo and Deborah Bond. Food trucks and vendors featuring a variety of hometown favorites, international cuisines, crafts and exhibitors will be part of the festival. There will be activities for children and information about services offered by Montgomery County including regarding public safety. Local nonprofit organizations will be represented and organizations offering health screenings will be present.”

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