Irondequoit celebrated 4th of July with fireworks, parade, and 10K race

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IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. (WHEC) — Irondequoit celebrated the Fourth of July with fireworks, a parade, and a 10K race. They also had festivities on Sunday, including music, a street dance, games, food trucks, vendors, and arts.

During Monday’s parade, thousands of people of all ages lined the route. During the march, veterans of the Vietnam War were given a standing ovation for their military service.

"I’ve been coming here since my kids were young. I used to live right around the corner. I used to love all the bands. Hearing the music, seeing, just seeing everybody," said Kenya McIntosh who attended the parade.

Monday marks the 246th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence.