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2018 4th of July Parade

Volunteers Wanted!! Please contact us below if you are interested.
Annandale will be celebrating its 129th annual parade.

Parade Begins at Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 10:00 am.
Parade line up at the Annandale Elementary & High School at 9:00 am

Parade Organizer: Annandale Chamber of Commerce

Contact: Dwight Gunnarson
Phone: 763-238-6443
See registration form below

People's Choice Float Contest:
This year, the unit contest will be a People's Choice and will include EVERY UNIT except honor guard, emergency vehicles, and paid units. There is no cost for entry. 

Prizes based on most votes:
1st Place - $300
2nd Place - $200
3rd Place - $100

2017 Winners
1st Place - Veterans Float
2nd Place - Lake Cassidy Stables
3rd Place - The Body featuring Wonder Woman



Parade Route for 2018:



Parade Rules:
Candy will be allowed this year. However, it must be handed out at the curb. Throwing candy from vehicles or floats is not allowed.


Parking on the 4th:
  • The public beach parking lot will close at 5 p.m.
  • The North end of Oak Street is closed.
  • The parking lot west of the ball field (Candlestick & Maple) is handicap parking only.

Line Up and Staging Instructions:
  • Early line up starts at 8:45am. Official line up starts at 9am.
  • IT IS REQUESTED ALL UNITS ARRIVE FROM THE EAST ON HEMLOCK ST. THAT MAY REQUIRE YOU COMING FROM COUNTY ROAD 6.
  • ALL CITY STREETS ON THE PARADE ROUTE WILL BE CLOSED AND LOCKED DOWN AT 9:20AM. IF YOU ARE IN THE PARADE, PLEASE DO NOT COME FROM TOWN TO THE STAGING LOTS. COME FROM COUNTY ROAD 6.


LOT A - ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • All bands will be staged in Lot A

LOT C - POPLAR AVE
  • All large vehicles and semi-trucks will be staged on Poplar Ave

LOT B - HIGH SCHOOL
  • All other units will stage at the high school. You will be funneled down AJ Way (road behind elementary school).

FEATURED FOR 2018
    
To be determined



     
 
 
 
 
Pictures Courtesy of Annandale Advocate


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