The theme for the fair and the parade is “Honoring Hometown Heroes”. The parade will be Friday, July 9 at 6:30 p.m. Adam Burnett, Parade Chairman is in the process of creating some new & innovative concepts for the parade for this year. Prize money for float entries will be 1st – $125.00, 2nd – $100.00, 3rd – $75.00, 4th – $50.00. Prize money for Golf Cart/ATV will be 1st – $30.00, 2nd – $20.00, 3rd – $10.00. Drivers must be 17 years old to drive either Golf Carts or ATV’s. No water balloons will be allowed in the parade.
Judging for floats, Golf Carts and ATV’s will begin at 5:15 and will end at 5:45 pm. If you want to have your entry judged, come to the Flint Hills Beverage drive and wait to be judged. Once you have been judged, proceed to getting in line for the parade. Line-up starts at the west end of Market Street (around Pizza Hut and BP Station). There will be parade personnel there with clip boards and a line-up sheet.
There will also be a Kid’s Parade for children up to age twelve, decorate your bikes & meet at the east side of Lincoln Park to ride ahead of the main parade. Parade line up is at 6:00. Each child will get a goodie bag that participates. Please contact Becky Siljenberg, email firstname.lastname@example.org or at 785-217-7342 if you have any questions regarding the event.
Parade entry form may be found on the Osage City Chamber of Commerce website: www.osagecitychamber.com (Happenings link). You may submit the form to Adam at email@example.com or feel free to contact Adam at 785-760-0621 if you have any questions or comments regarding the event.
Thank you in advance for your participation in our “Honoring Hometown Heroes” parade. It is you, the community that make it a success by entering something fun, themed and memorable!!