Parade Guidelines

Parade Guidelines

  • Be respectful, have fun and be safe!

  • All participants are strongly encouraged to prominently display patriotic colors and decorations

  • DO NOT THROW ANYTHING FROM YOUR VEHICLE OR FLOAT. You may hand things to by standers.


  • We encourage you to display a professional looking banner and or sign proudly identifying your group or organization

  • Any animals that are a part of the parade must be well trained and be safely controlled under parade conditions. You must provide your own sanitation helpers to follow your unit to clean up along the parade route as well as the staging area.

Participation rules

  • Decorate your ride in patriotic style

  • Arrive to staring location 10-15 minutes early

  • Any and all vehicles participating must be able to safely move at 5-10mph

  • All vehicles must be street legal if they aren’t please state so in your application and contact the parade committee for approval

  • No passing out or throwing treats from your vehicle, we don’t want kids running into the street. You may have dedicated walkers with your group passing out treats or favors. These walkers must be able to keep up with your entry with out slowing down the parade.

  • Please keep political flags out of the parade, We respect your right to promote any political thing you want any time other than during the parade. This is a memorial commemoration, we can all honor our heroes without making political statements. If possible please remove any political flags from your vehicle(this does not apply to the American flag or any military or first responder flags)

  • Must follow all traffic control and keep pace with the parade

  • Must have your own liability insurance if you hit ANYTHING you are responsible not the city nor the organizer of this event

  • Please RSVP on the by filling out our online application or turning a paper application into the chamber if you are planning on driving in the parade.

  • CAR CLUBS We are unable to accommodate car clubs during the parade. However we are pleased to announce the first ever Memorial Show & Shine at Hahn park from 1pm-4pm Please join us in making this first year a successful one we have plenty of parking available. All clubs and vehicles welcome no sign up required.