Saturday, September 21, 2024 at 8:30 a.m.

PARADE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

Need help determining how to appropriately categorize your parade entry? Below are the approved defintions and qualifying descriptions of accepted parade entries.

PARADE ENTRIES INCLUDE:

  • Business
  • Non-business/civic and community
  • University
  • Elected Official
  • Political Office Candidate
  • Media
  • Other; See below.

CLICK ON THE BUTTON BELOW TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR REGISTRATION PORTAL!

 

ENTRY TYPE
(Alphabetical)

DEFINITION

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ANIMAL ENTRY Animals may not be cruelly exploited, endangered or abused in the process of the parade. All animals must be controlled by means of a harness, halter or leash if not otherwise contained. Equine and other animal units must provide their own clean-up personnel.  
ANTIQUE or CLASSIC VEHICLE An antique/classic vehicle is a vehicle that is 25 years or older (1999 or older). A newer, classic, or collectible vehicles built in 1999 or later are welcome to participate in the parade.  
BATON TWIRLING Any baton/twirling group.  
COLOR GUARD & MILITARY Any color guard (including military) not marching with an instrumental or non-instrumental entity.  
FLOAT A float, decorated for theme competition, that will be pulled by a vehicle or self-propelled wagon. This entry could include both a moving vehicle and a team of walkers.  
INSTRUMENTAL  A musical group (either marching or riding), that perform throughout the length of the parade.  
NON-INSTRUMENTAL MARCHING Any group walking through the parade route with any of the following: similar dress, synchronized movement or organized choreography, that perform throughout the length of the parade.  

Click here to review parade entry guidelines.