Parade Information

2016 PARADE INFORMATION
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Each participant should read the complete application regarding event details, award categories, entry form and waiver information outlined in brief below.
The deadline for entry forms to be returned is January 29th. Chosen participants will receive confirmation by February 1st. Applications can be returned either via fax (954-480-4393), e-mail kwarren@deerfield-beach.com or mail (City of Deerfield Beach c/o Parks and Recreation, 150 NE 2nd Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441 - Attn: Special Events).
PARADE INFORMATION
Theme - Pioneer Days Festival Parade: “Honor the Past, Embrace the Future”
Thank you for your interest in the 2016 Pioneer Days Festival Parade which will be held on Saturday, February 13th. The Pioneer Days Festival is an exciting three day event from February 12th - 14th that will include a music, arts & crafts vendors, food and a great parade throughout the weekend, including an exciting fireworks display celebrating the City of Deerfield Beach on Saturday, February 13th.

This year the parade will line up at Pioneer Park (501 NE Eller Street); we ask that you check in at 8:30 AM. The parade will begin at 10:00 AM and will go east on Hillsboro Boulevard, north on A1A, past the pier then south along the beach.
Following the parade there will be an awards ceremony at the beach. Trophies will be given to the winner in each of the below listed categories. Be sure when filling out the application you list the category for which you wish to be considered. Judges will be located on the stage at the Main Beach Parking Lot. Please note, it is important for you to provide the names of those that you would like acknowledged by the emcee together with any other information about your entry should you be chosen as a winner.
PARADE CATEGORIES:

1. BEST THEME FLOAT 7. BEST YOUTH MARCHING GROUP
2. BEST COLOR GUARD 8. BEST CIVIC GROUP
3. BEST HIGH SCHOOL BAND
9. BEST CHURCH ENTRY
4. BEST MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND
10. BEST BUSINESS ENTRY
5. BEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BAND 11. JUDGES CHOICE
6. BEST YOUTH GROUP FLOAT

If you would like to apply to participate in the Pioneer Days Festival Parade please CLICK HERE to redeem your application.

We invite you to bring your family, friends and neighbors to join in on the fun for the Pioneer Days Festival as well as the multiple events taking place over the weekend at the Main Beach Parking Lot (149 SE 21st Ave.)!
Should you have any other questions please feel free to contact the
Community Events and Outreach Division at 954-480-4429.