Roslindale Day Parade Order for Sunday

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The following is the Parade Order for the 37th Annual Roslindale Day Parade on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. The Parade is scheduled to step off at 1 p.m. from Washington Street and end at Fallon Field.

Read more about the festivities here in Patch's Parade Preview.

The Roslindale Day Parade Committee provided the order, which is subject to change.

ADVANCE UNITS (Cummins Highway)                 

  • Boston Fire Department
  • Rolling Thunder – Mass Chapter 1 Motorcycles



  • Boston Emergency Medical Services
  • Boston Police Department Field Services
  • Hon. Thomas M. Menino, Mayor of Boston
  • Boston Police Gaelic Column
  • Grand Marshal Brigadier General Gary W. Keefe - Massachusetts Air National Guard
  • “Honoring Our Veterans” – Duck Boat Float *Float Co-sponsored by Brookline Bank Float Co-sponsored by AJT Supplies
  • American Gold Star Mothers
  • Hon. Scott Brown, United States Senator
  • Council President Stephen J. Murphy
  • MBTA Transit Police     
  • Boston Police Emerald Society
  • Boston City Councilor Rob Consalvo
  • Somerville High School Band - Sponsored by Rob Consalvo
  • Sons of Italy
  • State Senator Mike Rush
  • Hon. Matt O’Malley, City Councilor District 6
  • Bay State Antique Auto Club   
  • Total Entertainment - Costumed Characters and Penny Farthing
  • Blazing Saddles Equestrian Unit
  • Councilor at Large Hon. John Connolly
  • Mayor of Roslindale 2012 - Float sponsored by Dunkin’ Donuts
  • Colonial Pipers Bagpipe Band
  • Representative Ed Coppinger
  • Mayor of Roslindale 2012
  • Roslindale’s Prized Pet Float


MURRAY HILL ROAD DIVISION  (Military and Veterans)

  • 1st Battalion 25th Marines Command Honor Guard
  • 215th Army Band
  • Massachusetts Army National Guard                                                      
  • United States Air Force                
  • Disabled American Veterans       
  • UMASS Lowell Air Force Honor Guard
  • Irving W. Adams Post #36 A.L.
  • Fogg-Roberts Post #78 A.L. - Hyde Park
  • American Legion Post #76 - Jamaica Plain
  • Mass. Maritime Academy Regimental Band and Honor Guard

Sponsored by Sebastian’s Barber Shop

  • TechBoston Academy Army JROTC
  • John D. O’Bryant Navy JROTC
  • Charlestown High School Air Force JROTC
  • English High School Army JROTC
  • English High School Drum Corps
  • Roslindale Village Main Street
  • Ethos                                                                                
  • Zoo New England - Chloe the Giraffe, Franklin Park Zoo
  • Zoo New England - Stone Zoo Bear
  • The Cooperative Bank Float                                 
  • Knights of Columbus, JJ Williams Council #1308 
  • Aleppo Temple Shriners Brass Band – Sponsored by Blue Hills Bank
  • Union Lodge
  • Rogerson Communities                                                                
  • ABCD South Side Head Start         

Trucks courtesy of Fred DeRoma & Son / Parkway Towing

  • Integracion Cultural Latina
  • Friends of the Roslindale Library
  • Southwest Boston CDC
  • Talent Contest Winner Grace Colon - Dance Academy
  • L & M Bargain Float             Float Co-Sponsored by Delfino Restaurant ·       MSPCA / Angell Memorial Hospital



  Roslindale K-8 Pathway Schools

  • Charles Sumner Elementary School, Charles Sumner Boys and Girls Club
  • Phineas Bates Elementary School
  • Mozart / Philbrick School Band Float

Float Co-Sponsored by MSPCA / Angell Memorial Hospital

Float Co-Sponsored by Lymneos Insurance Company

  • Irving Middle School
  • George Conley Elementary School
  • Haley Pilot School
  • Mass. Audubon’s Boston Nature Center     
  • Northeastern University Band
  • Boston Centers for Youth and Families - Roslindale Community Center
  • Roslindale Arts Alliance
  • BCYF Archdale Community Center – Peace and Kaos Martial Arts Program
  • Ohrenberger Community Center Gymnastics Team
  • West Roxbury Community Center Players
  • West Roxbury Roslindale Kiwanis
  • City of Boston Animal Control
  • Estrellas Tropicales
  • Troop #1 and Pack #1  West Roxbury
  • Holy Name Cub & St. Theresa Cub Scouts            
  • Parkway Girl Scouts                             
  • The Dance Center at Tanya’s
  • Dunkin’ Donuts Float
  • William J. Gormley Funeral Home
  • West Roxbury Roslindale YMCA
  • Hyde Park YMCA
  • Ancient Order of Hibernians, James Michael Curley Division #1                       
  • Sacred Heart School – Float sponsored by Roche Bros. 
  • Roberto Clemente 21 Dancers
  • One Step Beyond Martial Arts Training
  • Boston Lodge of Elks #10
  • Russian Orthodox Church of The Holy Epiphany                                      
  • AJT Supplies
  • Smyly – Team Flood It Out


  • Washington Beech Gardens
  • WB Kats Cheerleading Team
  • Scott Brown Committee
  • Hyde Park Lions Club
  • Shaw’s Supermarkets
  • Dance Academy
  • The Margaret O’Hara West Roxbury/Roslindale Chapter of MCFL
  • Hon. Russell Holmes, State Representative
  • Elizabeth Warren For Massachusetts
  • GreeningRozzie                                                
  • Rozzie Bikes
  • New Liberty Jazz Band - Sponsored by Trethewey Bros., Inc.
  • Resources for Human Development
  • Mass. Early Childhood Educators Union
  • Society of Art Cars of New England 
  • Holyoke High School Marching Band – Sponsored by The Village Market
  • Spontaneous Celebrations
  • James Devaney Fuel
  • The Home Depot
  • 105.7 WROR
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Parkway Pop Warner Football and Cheerleading
  • Southwest Community Garden
  • South End Dynamite
  • Brewster Ambulance Service 
  • Charles River Church
  • Support Your Local Merchants Float
  • Boston Public Works Green Machine
Karen Kast October 12, 2012 at 04:16 PM
Am so grateful the parade committee now has the full Roslindale K-8 Pathway together. (And were not too annoyed by my constant checking on it!) lol


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