Thank you for attending Edmonston Day, Recap!


Edmonston Day Recap

On behalf of Mayor Tracy Gant, Council Members Kony Serramo Portillo, Betsy McCauley, Sarah Turberville, and John Johnson, along with Edmonston’s Police Department and administrative staff, we extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who attended and participated in the Edmonston Day Parade and Festival!

Celebrating 100 Years of Being a Bridging Community

Parade Highlights:

The day kicked off with a vibrant parade featuring the following groups and organizations:

  • Bladensburg Jr ROTC Color Guard
  • Grand Marshals: Glenn Lawrence, Jr., Janet Hall, and William Fronk
  • Senator Alonzo Washington
  • Port Towns Elected Officials: Mayor Takisha James and Ward I Council Member Trina Brown of Bladensburg
  • Former Edmonston Mayors: Ben Kosiorowski (1977-1979), Adam Ortiz (2005-2011), and Bobby Kerns (2011-2014)
  • Granddaughter of Mayor Matsaduira
  • Bates Trucking
  • First Response Fire Truck (Randy Green)
  • Edmonston Jr Green Team
  • Pepco
  • Youth Multicultural Dance Group
  • Big Country Amusements
  • Baltimore Hoop Love
  • Shriners International
  • WSSC
  • Students from: Rogers Heights Elementary, William Wirt, Riverdale Elementary, Bladensburg High
  • ATTC Tow Truck
  • Dr. Dallas, True Popcorn
  • Bladensburg Fire EMS/Department
  • Alcoa Concrete
  • Robey’s
  • Public Safety: Edmonston Police Department, Brentwood Police Department, Bladensburg Police Department

Festival Fun:

Following the parade, the festival kicked off with an electrifying performance by the Eclipse Band. We were thrilled to have the following vendors and organizations:

  • Eco City Farms
  • Community Forklift
  • Board of Elections
  • Bladensburg Public Library
  • Pepco
  • WSSC
  • Kadiba’s Designs
  • Sublyme Shop
  • Patrice Faison Arts
  • Jubilee Church
  • Riversdale Plantation (Mia)
  • College Park Aviation Center
  • Port Towns Maryland Walkable Watershed – Michelle Kokolis
  • Port Towns Sector Plan – Josephine Selvakumar
  • Town of Edmonston/Edmonston Police
  • Maryland Connect
  • Chi Eta Phi Society (Lamba Pi)
  • Centro Apolyo Family
  • Joyful Imj ji Creations
  • Marta Lopez
  • Feathers Collective
  • Power House Remodeling
  • The Pink 8 Ball
  • Church of Bethesda
  • Victory Grace
  • Johnathon and Bridgett Gant
  • MD Housing

Special Recognitions:

  • We celebrated our middle, high school, and college graduates.
  • Junior Mayor Elizabeth M. was crowned during the event.

Notable Appearances:

We had special appearances from various elected officials such as Delegate Nicole Williams, Delegate Ashanti Martinez, Senator Alonzo Washington, Congressman Ivey (Ethan Sweep), and a special video message from Governor Wes Moore.


Thank you once again to everyone who made Edmonston Day a memorable celebration! Stay tuned for more exciting events and updates as we continue celebrating 100 years of being a bridging community.

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