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4th of July 2017 Parade Page

2017 Parade Theme: "With Liberty and Justice for ALL"

New for 2017! $1500 in prize money for best parade entries (see below for criteria)

 PARADE MAP

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Route Map

 

 2017 PARADE INSTRUCTIONS

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Instructions

2017 PARADE  ORDER

Parade Order Alphabetical

Parade Order Numeric

 

PARADE ENTRY FORM  |  HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT

 

 

JUDGING CRITERIA FOR PARADE ENTRIES 2017 -- $1500 in prize money

Each category graded on a scale of 1-5, 5 being the best.

Theme With Liberty and Justice for ALL

Parade Theme: How well the concept adapts to the theme.

Presentation and Appearance: Costumes, uniforms, overall appearance of entry.

Showmanship: Crowd appeal, talent, enthusiasm, personality

Creativity and originality: Use of parade theme, craftsmanship and construction, uniqueness.

 

Children's Parade
Decorating of Kid's bikes, hat making and face painting begins at 10:00 AM at the Marina Park Pavilion. Kids Parade begins at 11:30 AM. Pets are welcome and encouraged. Children will start and finish at Marina Park.

 

Community Parade
This is the 18th Anniversary of our Community Parade. Neighborhoods and businesses compete and judges choose which entry best follows the theme. The parade starts at Noon at Market and Central Way and the route can be viewed above. The grandstand is located at the intersection of Lake and Central.

 

Parade Notes:
Due to liability and safety concerns, NO CANDY IS TO BE THROWN INTO THE CROWD! If your group is planning to dispense candy or other items, please have "walkers" passing out items on the sidelines. Please help keep our parade safe!!

Merchants, particularly restaurants, be prepared! THIS COULD BE A HUGE DAY FOR YOU.

Boaters please Note: The boat launch and launch parking will be
CLOSED FROM 10:00 AM UNTIL 1:30 PM WHEN THE PARADE ENDS.

Questions? e-mail: penny.sweet13@gmail.com  or phone: (425) 765-5576

 

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