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Parade is April 28, 2022 at 6pm (Rain or shine)

2022 Parade Application

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How to Enter the 2022 Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival Parade

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 13, 2022

You must submit 5 documents, all in one envelope, at the same time. Applications that do not have all 5 documents together will not be accepted. Needed documents are:

  1. Parade Application – legible and complete
  2. Parade Participation Agreement – signed
  3. Entry Fee – Checks made to: Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival, Inc.
  4. Description of your group – 35 words or less
  5. Proof of Liability Insurance – for 1 Million Dollars for one day.
    You may use your Carrier, or purchase at the Safety Meeting at the following rates:
    Group of Walkers (only)………..……………… $40.00
    Mobile Unit – Vehicle and/or Float…….. $70.00
    Groups with Animals……………………..…….. $95.00

Once your documents are received you will be emailed a confirmation that we have gotten them. Next, YOU WILL NEED to have a member of your group at the Safety/Organizational Meeting to get your entry number and paperwork. Entry packets not picked up at the safety meeting will NOT BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE.

You will be judged on how well your group represents the parade theme. The Parade Theme is –

Saltwater Cowboys

The categories for judging are: Non-profit/Civic Group, Commercial, Walking Unit, Band, Performing Unit, and Judges Choice.

Awards will be presented on the Main Stage on Friday, April 29th 2022. You will be notified if you won an award and will need to be present to receive it.

IMPORTANT DATES….

Deadline for Applications – Wednesday, April 13th, 2022
Applications after this date will not be accepted.

Mail all Documents to: Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival, Inc.
Kelley McCrimmon, Parade Chair
P.O. Box 17253
Fernandina Beach, FL 32035

Date of Mandatory Safety Meeting – Thurs. April 14, 2022 at 5:30pm
Check-in starts at 4:30pm
Residence Inn, 2301 Sadler Road, Fernandina Beach, FL

Date of Parade – Thursday, April 28, 2022
Line Up Time – 4 pm – Parade starts promptly at 6:00 pm
Theme – Saltwater Cowboys

Awards will be presented Friday, April 29th 2022 on the Main Stage at the Waterfront

Parade Director:
Kelley McCrimmon
Email address: parade@shrimpfestival.com
Phone: (904) 556-6964

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