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Grande Parade

June 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join us for the 2018 Kaposia Days Grande Parade!

The parade route begins at 12th Ave North & 3rd Street, traveling south on 12th to Southview Blvd., east on Southview to 5th Avenue, south on 5th to 8th Street.

MAP: Kaposia Days Parade Entry Map

Live cable cast coverage on Town Square Television, Channel 14!

Download the 2018 Parade Application:
2018 Kaposia Parade App

Kaposia Days Parade Registration

Thank you for your interest in the 2017 Kaposia Days Parade. Please read through the following guidelines, complete the application and submit your application, registration fee, and liability waiver via US Mail, fax, or email. All parade correspondence will be sent via email, so please include a legible email address on your application.
    • Applications, registration fees, and liability waivers must be received by Friday, June 1, 2018. No applications will be accepted after this date.
    • Participation and placement is based on the needs of the event, availability of space, existing parade presence, safety, sound, and the nature of each entry as it relates to the community. We cannot ensure every applicant’s participation.
    • Registration fee is $225 (via PayPal) for commercial entities and politicians. Politicians may walk with their respective political parties but each politician must pay a separate registration fee. There is no fee for 50l(c)3 non—profits.
  • Important Parade Information

    • For safety reasons, nothing may be thrown from a moving/non—moving parade vehicle/float. Violators and their contingents will be immediately removed from the parade. Items may be handed out by walking members of your entry.
    • Participants shall not consume alcoholic beverages during the parade.
    • No advertising of alcoholic beverages is allowed in any manner.
    • Parade will be held rain or shine, except in cases of severe weather.
    • Should parade be cancelled for any reason, parade will not be rescheduled and registration fees are non-refundable
    • Participants must clean up after any animals which are part of their unit.
    • Children under 12 must be adequately supervised from parade lineup to completion.
    • Lineup starts at 5:00. Lineup will be posted at kaposiadays.org approximately two weeks prior to the parade. It will also be emailed to parade participants.
    • The parade starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. The route is posted on the Kaposia Days website (kaposiadays.org)
    • Participants are encouraged to carpool as designated parking is not provided.
    • Vehicles cannot park along the parade route or in the staging area, regardless of weather.
  • Contact Information

  • In 10 ft. increments
  • i.e. away from music or horse units, have own music, etc.
  • An example would be history, colors, names of royalty or others riding on unit, etc

    I, as representative of the undersigned unit/organization, have agreed for our benefit to participate in the Kaposia Days Grande Parade.

    I/we understand that inherent in our participation is the risk of serious personal injury and property damage.

    I/We understand that Kaposia Days Grande Parade will not provide us with protection against such injury and damage, and I/We assume all risk of such injury and damage to myself and all others under my direction and control, and to my property and all other property under my directions and control.

    I/we hereby waive and release any claim we have and may have in the future against Kaposia Days and any of their officers, directors, agents and Volunteers, for any personal injury, property damage or other damage that I/we may sustain, whether or not caused in whole or in part by the negligence of such officers, directors, agents and Volunteers, which occurs during or as a result of our participation in the Kaposia Days Grande Parade.

    I/We understand that parade registration fees will not be refunded for any reason and the parade will not be rescheduled if the parade cannot be held on the scheduled date and time.

    Furthermore, I represent that myself or anyone operating a vehicle in the Kaposia Days Grande Parade or in conjunction with the event has a valid license to drive such vehicle and has appropriate vehicle insurance.

    I/we furthermore agree to obey the rules put forth by the Kaposia Days Grande Parade Director, including, but not limited to, abstaining from throwing candy or other items from parade units and the laws regarding consumption of alcohol by drivers or passengers or unit participants during lineup, on the parade unit, or along the parade route.

  • Price: $225.00
    Required for commercial entries and politicians.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


June 22
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm