Jackson Apple Festival Parade Policy
- The Following is a list of Acceptable Parade Units and Items -
Bands 2. Floats 3.
NOTE: Violations of any of the following RULES can result in immediate Ejection
A. Horses, Mules, Ponies, Oxen, etc. permitted only with Board Approval
A $100.00 entry
fee will be charged per unit, per parade, in advance to
C. All parade corps must perform in a forward motion, no pauses, stops or back steps
D. All entries must be at the parade area (Broad St & Broadway), one hour prior to parade starting time. Wednesday & Saturday night parades start at .
E. Nothing is to be thrown, passed out, given away, or distributed by anyone riding in the parade or on a float. All other request will be handled by getting Board approval and will be done on a case by case basis.
F. No alcoholic beverages will be permitted in the parade, parade line-up area, or in any vehicles. Violators will be arrested.
G. All parade entries must be pre-registered. No walk-ons will be accepted. No flips, tumbling, or acrobatics permitted in the parade.
H. All floats will carry an approved 5lb or more ABC fire extinguisher with easy access to the float driver
I. Saturday night’s parade is entry-by-invitation only: Antique car and tractor & motorcycle clubs, hillbilly, car clubs, etc. are limited to NO more the (5) five units or vehicles in the Saturday night parade. Area Baton corps must participate in the Apple Festival Baton Corp Show on Tuesday to advance to the Saturday night parade.
J. No Live animals permitted on any floats or by anyone riding in the parade.
K. Farm Tractors used to pull floats in the parade will not be an enclosed cab and will be restricted to minimum and maximum sizes and horsepower; also the number of walkers with a float will not exceed 4 and must be at the corners of the float. The Float Chairman will advise.
L. No sirens or air horns are to be blown in the parade. Riding in the back of pickup trucks is not permitted unless you have Board approval prior to parade time. Any explicit language, banners, posters, or slogans can result in your immediate dismissal from the parade.
M. The Jackson Area Festivals & Events and its Board reserves the right to accept or deny entry to anyone.
questions and inquiries to: Jackson Area Festivals & Events, c/o Parade
Apple Festival Float and Parade Entry Form
(By checking, you are requesting entry in the Saturday evening parade and will contacted by the parade committee)
__ Wed School Parade __ Wed Night parade __ Sat Night Parade
Name of Unit: __________________________________________
Description of Unit: ______________________________________
Overall Entry Length: ____________________________________
Contact Person: _________________________________________
City, State, Zip: _________________________________________
All entries must be received no later than Sat. Sept 5th, 2015
Jackson Area Festivals & Events, c/o Parade Chairman, P.O. Box 488, Jackson, OH 45640