Boonton Fire Department to hold Annual Labor Day Parade

The trophies that were given out to the winners during the Boonton Fire Department’s Labor Day Parade

BOONTON — The Boonton Fire Department and Ladies Auxiliary will hold their 128th Anniversary Parade on Saturday, August 31,  beginning at 1:30 p.m. sharp. The parade will be held rain or shine.

For the past 83 years it has been the custom of the Boonton Fire Department to have an inspection and parade on Labor Day Weekend. It has always been well attended and very much enjoyed by those participating. The parade will assemble in the West Boonton area and proceed down Main Street to Grant Street, to Old Boonton Road, ending at Boonton High School. The entrance to the parade assembly area will be Morris Avenue at the intersection with Rockaway Street.

The apparatus judging will take place prior to the parade. They bring the older firemen residing at the New Jersey Firemen’s Home to the reviewing stand so that they may view new equipment, comrades and possibly their former units on parade.