2018 - 4th of July Parade "Celebrating Homer's Volunteers" Wednesday, July 4th
We're on a roll down Pioneer Ave with another great July 4th Parade on Wednesday the 4th at 6 pm.
You are invited to participate in the annual parade as a business, civic or non-profit organization. Registration to participate is free of charge. Parade entries will be judged by the prime sponsoring business. There are prizes for the winning entries will be in the form of “Homer Bucks” to encourage the winners to shop and spend their prize money at local Homer businesses.
The judging categories:
Best Children’s Group
Best of Bikes and Trikes
Best with Animals
Best of Antique Cars, Trucks, Machinery
Best Use of Theme - Celebrating Homer's Volunteers
Best of Show
All participants will be judged on the following criteria:
Use of the theme
Effort put into the float or display
A 30 second presentation before the Parade Grandstand located at Bay Realty
Submit your parade entry registration form by Monday, June 25th on the form below or to the Chamber at 201 Sterling Highway
Be sure to impress the Judges on your creativity, effort and overall presentation
Guidelines include: No open bed truck floats with kids for safety purposes, and no firearms, real or toy. If you would like to hand out candy, please do not throw it from the float but have someone walk alongside the float to hand it out. This is to prevent children from running to pick it up in the street.
Be at Homer High School Parking lot no later than 4:30 PM on Wednesday, July 4 to check in and line up. The Parade will go down Pioneer Avenue and ends at the parking lot behind the old Homer Middle School on Woodside Avenue. You can pick up parade participants at the end of the Parade in this parking lot. The Department of Transportation restricts passengers riding in an open truck bed or flatbed on public highways, so do not enter Sterling Highway off Pioneer Ave.
This intent of the 4th of July Parade is to be family oriented and not a platform for political opinions or personal viewpoints. Such narratives will be disqualified. The Chamber reserves the right to accept or not accept any parade application.
Please call Jan Knutson, Chamber Special Events for more information or with your questions 907-235-7740
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY BY MONDAY, JUNE 25.
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