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Jeffersonville's Holiday LIGHTS Parade presented by Republic Bank

Jeffersonville Parks Department
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Nov 30 6:00PM - 7:00PM

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Join the City of Jeffersonville in our annual Holiday LIGHTS PARADE to be followed by LIGHT UP Jeff! By participating in the parade, you promote your organization, our community and your holiday spirit. We hope your organization will consider an entry.

Theparade will be held at dark. ALL ENTRIES ARE REQUIRED TO BE LIT WELL!

Application Due Date: November 15th, 2019

Start time and route: All parade participants will assemble on Riverside Drive at Spring Street at 5:00PM for staging. Please enter at Pearl Street. The parade will start promptly at 6:00PM, and will travel north on Spring Street to 7th Street, where it will conclude at Warder Park for LIGHT UP JEFFERSONVILLE!

Entry Guidelines:

  • Entries: Parade entries may include, but not limited to, floats, bands, musical groups, riding a pick-up truck/car, walking groups, etc.

  • LIGHTS: All parade entries must beLIT in some way. All entries are encouraged to use a minimum of 500 lights or 5 stands of lights. We recommend LED necklaces, bracelets or light strings for walkers although several glow sticks per person can be used. Battery operated light packs work well for walkers. Please turn off your headlights on parade entry vehicles, using only your parking lights for the duration of the parade. After the parade ends, resume using your headlights for night driving.

  • Holiday Theme: All entries must provide their own parade vehicle, and must have holiday theme or decorations. We do encourage you to dress as elves, cartoon caricatures, etc. to fit the holiday theme.

  • Music: You are highly encouraged to incorporate music into your float design.

  • Animals: All animal entries must include clean-up personnel and must be lit in some way. No horses allowed.

  • Candy: Due to Safety concerns, throwing candy is prohibited, however, you may hand out treats.

  • NO SANTAS!!! Santa will make his grand appearance at the end of the parade

  • Steamboat Nights Parade Lanters welcome!

Waiver of Liability: In consideration of the acceptance of my entry in the Jeffersonville's Holidays LightsParade, I for myself, my heirs, my executors and administrators, waive and release all claims against the City of Jeffersonville and all groups, individuals, sponsors, staff and volunteers involved in the organization and promotion of the parade, for all claims of damage, injuries, demands, actions in any manner, as result of my participation in the Parade on November 30th , 2019, in Jeffersonville, Indiana. I hereby represent that I have full knowledge of the risks involved in this event and I am physically fit to participate in the event.

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