The Parade is on JUNE 20, 2017
We have moved to on-line registration. In order to be in the parade you must do TWO things:
1. Apply Online (click here to submit form)
2. Pay $50 participation fee Online (If applicable*)
or Mail the $50 participation fee (If applicable*) to P.O. Box 778, Wadsworth Ohio 44281.
The DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS MAY 31st.
Entries received after June 1st but before June 10th will be accepted with additional filing fee.
No application will be accepted after June 10th
*If you are a commercial or political unit there is a charge of $50 ($100 on or after June 1st). If you are a not-for profit organization or church group there is no fee
The Lineup will be emailed to you by June 16, 2017.
Please let everyone in your group know what section (red, blue, yellow, or float) and number.
Parking is limited at the high school. Please carpool as much as possible.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What if it rains?
A: The parade goes rain or shine
Q: When Should I arrive if I am in the Parade?
A: While the Parade begins at 6:00 PM., all participants are required to REPORT BETWEEN 4 and 5 PM!!
Q. Where does the parade set up?
A. Wadsworth High School
Q. How long is the Parade
A: The parade route is approximately 2.5 miles and runs from the High School to Isham Elementary School.
Q. Are we permitted to throw Candy to the kids?
A: Candy should be distributed by walkers only as close to the curb as possible so as to keep young children from coming close to the moving vehicles.
Q. Can my Unit stop to perform in front of the judges.
A. No. No unit should fail to keep up with the unit ahead of them to perform, converse with spectators or for any other reason. These cause large gaps in the parade which is the top complaint of viewers.