PARADE INFO

We appreciate the help you provide by complying with these simple guidelines for fire, electrical and personal safety.
We wish to make this annual event a safe and fun family night and a wonderful start to the Holiday Season. 

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Decorations

  • All parade entries should follow this years theme - Old West Holiday
    • ​No Santa Claus suits allowed
    • Santa will be the last entry in the parade to greet children.​​​
    • They must have a minimum of 1000 lights. Please help us by complying with this rule.​​

Inspections

  • All entries must be in place before 3 p.m. or risk elimination

    • The person signing the application must be present at the time of float inspection.

    • The committee will require inspection of floats prior to the parade. 

    • Float inspections will be done in your assigned staging area.

    • Parade participants must have their own liability insurance.

      • You must have proof of liability vehicle insurance for the entry inspectors to see. ​

    • Parade numbers used to identify entries must be on both sides of the vehicle and windshield that is towing the float.

Safety

  • Maximum allowable height is 12 feet and the maximum length is 75 ft.

    • No one will get on or off a float or entry once it has started down the parade route.

    • No dangling of legs over edges of float.

    • Fire extinguisher is required to be on every float for safety reasons (this will be inspected).

    • Rules signed by the person responsible for the entry must be in their possession at the time of inspection. A signed copy must also be attached to the signed application.

    • Any person participating in the parade should make arrangements to be met and picked-up following the event at The Cheyenne Civic Commons Area located in front of the City Building (2101 O'Neil Ave.)

    • No parade participant will be allowed to have a loaded firearm at any time.

    • NO SMOKING OR ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ON ANY PARADE ENTRY AT ANY TIME BEFORE OR DURING THE PARADE! SAFETY COMES FIRST!

Children

  • ​There must be a responsible adult on floats where there are children.

    • It is the responsibility of parents with children participating in the parade to make necessary arrangements to have children met and picked up at The Cheyenne Civic Commons Area located in front of the City Building (2101 O'Neil Ave.)

Candy

  • Throwing of candy or any object from parade entrants will not be allowed. 

    • Handing out candy or objects using a sturdy container to the crowd is permitted by walkers only.