The Columbus Blue Jackets will be making appearances in numerous community parades during the Fourth of July weekend in the Columbus area.
The appearances begin with the Red, White and Boom parade in downtown Columbus on Thursday night. 2006 Blue Jackets first round pick Derick Brassard, as well as forwards Tom Sestito and Derek Dorsett will appear in the parade with Stinger, Blue Jackets broadcasters and members of the Pepsi Power Patrol. The parade is set to start at 6 p.m.
On Friday, the Blue Jackets will appear in the following parades (parade start times in parenthesis):
- Upper Arlington (9 a.m.)
- Dublin (11 a.m.)
- Westerville (1:30 p.m.)
- Reynoldsburg (2 p.m.)
- Pickerington (6 p.m.)