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2024 Parade Participation Entries

Steps

  1. 1. Parade Application
  2. 2. Terms & Conditions
  • Parade Application

    1. City of College Park Parade Participation Application

      Parade Date: 
      Saturday, May 4, 2024, 10:00 a.m. 

      Entries must be received by 4 p.m., Friday, April 26, 2024 

      We're having a parade to celebrate College Park and we want you to join us!  

      We are looking for City-based organizations and groups, including marching bands, military units, classic/custom vehicles, dogs/animals, equestrian groups, majorettes, fire/police vehicles, cheerleading squads, groups, performers, motorized floats, clown/humorist entries, girl and boy scouts, civic organizations, and many others.  The parade will be limited to a family-friendly, general audience program.  


      Prizes will be awarded for the best entries in each category. 

      Have questions? Email events@collegeparkmd.gov

    2. Type of Organization*
    3. Will your organization be dressing in Star Wars themed attire?

      Since the parade is taking place on May 4th, we welcome those who are interested to celebrate the day in their favorite Star Wars themed attire. Prizes will be awarded for the best entry in each category. 

      May the force be with you!

    4. Describe what your group will be doing while marching in the parade including the amount of members, performance content, etc.

    5. Are you interested in performing in front of the review stand?

      If you check yes, a member of our team will reach out to you for additional information. All performances in front of the review stand must be pre-approved and scheduled in advance.

    6. Please list uniforms, costumes, props/equipment, banners, etc.

    7. Please describe if the float is motorized, the length, width, height, theme/design, visible wording on float, etc.

    8. This will be read by the emcee as you pass through. Please write this the way you would like it to read the day of the parade. Description should not exceed 50 words, City reserves the right to edit narratives.

    9. Please tell us how you heard about the Celebrating College Park Parade.