2019 CHRISTMAS PARADE

 

This Year’s Theme Is: “An Old Fashion Christmas”

  The Parade begins at 5:00 PM on Saturday, December 7, 2019.  Parade formation will be on N. Fifth Street (west of the former Village Indoor Market.  The line-up for floats will start at 3:00 PM. Marching units or those riding on a float do not need to be present until 4:00 PM.  The parade will travel west on Hobsonway to the K-Mart parking lot.  

     Deadline for returning the completed application is Thursday, December 5, 2019.  It is requested that all entries be lighted and have some type of music for the benefit of the spectators.  Judging will be based on EXECUTION OF THEME, ORIGINALITY OF DESIGN, and SPECTATOR APPEAL. Contact Dale Reynolds at:  922-4900 if you have any questions.

 

On Saturday, December 7th, pick up your line-up number at Desert Air Ambulance, located at 121 E. Hobsonway, between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM.  The line-up number must be displayed on the right front side of the entry.

 

ALL FLOATS MUST BE AT THE LINE-UP BY 3:30 PM.  THE JUDGES WILL BE AT THE LINE-UP AT 3:30 PM TO REVIEW AND JUDGE THE FLOATS.  PERSONS RIDING ON FLOATS DO NOT NEED TO BE PRESENT UNTIL 4:00 PM.

 

ABSOLUTELY NO PROSELYTIZING.  ENTRIES MUST FOLLOW USE OF THE THEME.

 

WE WILL PROVIDE THE ONLY SANTA CLAUS TO BE IN THE PARADE.

 

NO CANDY IS TO BE THROWN FROM THE VEHICLES

It is allowed for individuals to walk along the curb and toss candy into the crowd.

 

WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ENTRIES NOT COMPLYING WITH THE ABOVE RULES.

 

RIBBONS WILL BE AWARDED IN ALL CATEGORIES FOR THE 1ST AND 2ND PLACES.

 

TROPHIES WILL BE AWARDED FOR 1ST PLACE IN THE FOLLOWING FOUR (4) DIVISIONS (One per division) Any awards won can be picked up at K-mart Parking lot after parade.

 

SWEEPSTAKES TROPHY:  Most Outstanding Entry

THEME TROPHY:  Best Use of Theme

MARSHAL’S TROPHY:  Best Design

MAYOR’S TROPHY:  Overall Appeal

 

Schedules

  • Occurred Saturday, December 7th, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm