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Touch a Truck Fundraising Event Horribles Parade Fundraising Event Sept 28th!

The Fishtown Horribles Parade Committee would like to announce that on Sept, 28, 2013 from 9 am to 2 pm (rain date Saturday October 12th), at the O’Maley Middle School in Gloucester Ma, we will be hosting our Touch a … Continue reading

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Horribles Parade – Staging Area

  Horribles Parade–Staging Area VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL      

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Horribles Parade – Spectators Faces

Find yourself in the Slideshow below: Horribles Parade – Spectators Faces VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL

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4th of July Reflections

Submitted by Fred Bodin: I try to keep two things in mind about the 4th of July: It’s a celebration of family, friends, and cookouts; concerts, parades and fireworks. And it’s also a recognition of those who have served and … Continue reading

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A Ride on the Horribles’ Choo-Choo

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Horribles Parade 1890

Submitted by Fred Bodin The Riverdale Horribles Parade originated in the agricultural Riverdale section of Gloucester in the late 1800′s. Riverdale farmers would bring their animals to march along with children dressed in strange costumes. The parade evolved over the … Continue reading

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For me, the clouds were among the highlights at the Horribles Parade

- Matthew Green

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Happy Horribles to My GMG Friends and Family!

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Fun At The Horrbles Parade Is Increased Multiple Times Over By Being In It!

We’re coming back next year strong. Count on it! Kudos to all of the people who put in the time to build floats and walk in the Parade. Special nod to The folks at Ryan and Wood and Camp Spindrift … Continue reading

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Quick answers to questions we’ve been getting about tonight’s parade, fireworks, concert & laser light show

Over the past couple of days, Vickie and I have answered a number of questions from people calling about tonight’s festivities.  I figure that for everyone who calls there are several others who have the same question but don’t call, … Continue reading

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FREE Boulevard Concert JULY 3 featuring Cape Ann Big Band, Runaround Sound

Once again, the Gloucester Fund and gimmesound.com present a FREE CONCERT ON GLOUCESTER HARBOR featuring Cape Ann Big Band and Gloucester’s #1 Party band Runaround Sound, plus we have some surprise featured vocalists TBA. Ringo Tarr, Gloucester’s hardest working behind-the-scenes organizer, … Continue reading

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Fishtown Horribles Parade Notice

The Fishtown Horribles Parade Committee is asking the community of Gloucester for assistance in sprucing up our newly established website. We are in search of photos of past parades to be included on our website that will show the history … Continue reading

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Horribles Parade in retrospect

“Retrospect” is a euphemistic way to say that I’m a bit late in getting these photos ready to post. But you didn’t really want to get bombarded with all the photos of the parade from all the contributors at once, … Continue reading

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Horrible Horribles!

You never know what kind of “horrible” you may encounter at the Horribles Parade!

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Thank You to Our Sponsors, Our Float Builders, Our Walkers, Our Music and The Parade Organizers- GMG- Winner Most Creative Float

2012 GMG Horribles Float Pics From Joanne Frontiero VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL         Sista Felicia writes up the thank yous- Barry, best husband and kindest man in the whole world, he has supported my crazy creative … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes Look at What it Takes to Create the “Most Creative” Horribles Float

GMG was awarded the Horribles Parade “Most Creative” float. Sister Felicia’s design brilliantly combined her passion for cooking, her brother Joey’s GMG community-inspired blog, and the family’s lobster business. The nine foot tall black enamelwear lobster pot was set upon a … Continue reading

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Horribles Parade (2012) – Faces of the Children

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Horribles’ Parade.

What a great time..  Sista Felicia and her crew did an amazing job. Please click to see video.  Thank you all http://youtu.be/2rpjrqIFs_E  

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Secret Set List is done ~ Watch for the GMG Float and Listen for your favorite Local Music

The official GMG Float music set list is done — and features almost all local music (with a few non-local party songs thrown in).  We’d post it here, but we’ve been sworn to secrecy!  So be sure to listen when … Continue reading

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The Winning Float will have Winning Local Music

That’s right folks.  You all know which will be the winning float and just like last year, we’re creating a special playlist of the best local music available (plus one not-so-local-but-oh-so-party-song).  If you have a request from a local artist … Continue reading

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Bike Riders and the Horribles Parade From John McElhenny

The Legendary Head of Hair, Skinny Jeans Wearing, King of The YMCA Basketball Courts, HUGELY INFLUENTIAL  John McElhenny writes- I heard some bike riders are going to have a posse riding in the Horribles Parade (see below). I’m going to … Continue reading

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READY, SET……GO!!! GET YOUR CREATIVE HATS ON AND COME ON DOWN. Fishtown Horribles Parade Tuesday July 3rd

Just wanted to remind everyone that the Fishtown Horribles will kick off once again from Gloucester High School at 6pm on Tuesday July 3rd.  There is NO fee to be in the parade and no pre-registration. We do ask all … Continue reading

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Preparations are Under Way For The 2012 GMG Horribles Day Float and Props To Our Sponsors!

Sista Felicia and Ed are 100% in charge of building the float but are looking for FOB’s to come help make this the best GMG Horribles Float to date!  Huge thanks to our sponsors listed below the pics! Props to … Continue reading

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Community Stuff

Hi Joey, Would you mind sharing about MacKid Hamilton’s Summer Camps 2012 issue?  It features 14 great summer camp options…from sea kayaking to photography…from communities such as Beverly, Essex, Gloucester, Ipswich, and Topsfield…for kids ages 3-18!! http://www.hamilton.macaronikid.com Thanks! Lorraine Miller … Continue reading

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Parade of FACES at Horribles Parade (2011)

Click on Photo below for Slide_Show and find your Face   Note: All photos can be download if you stop the slide_show, for your personal use.

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