Payment for City of Prattville Annual Christmas Parade

Friday, December 2, 2016; 7:00 p.m.


Entry Fee

$30.00 non-refundable Per Entry.

No more than 2 entries allowed.

Registration deadlin is November 25, 2016.

Please Make Note of the Following:

- Horses must be bagged. If you cannot bag your horses, you are required to have people following behind the horses to clean up the droppings.
- No live santas at the parade. Santa Claus rides on the City's final float in the parade.
-Entries must follow all of the parade rules. Parade rules may be downloaded as a PDF here or viewed by clicking the button below.

View Parade Rules

  1. The Christmas Parade will start at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2. Parade begins and ends at the Autauga County Courthouse and ends at Stanley Jensen Football Stadium. Information regarding sections and line-up times will be provided after applications have been received.
  2. SAFETY shall be the number ONE priority for all entries:
    1. Candy is to be tossed underhanded TO the spectators, not AT the spectators.
    2. Children participating in the parade must be supervised by an adult Group Leader.
    3. Float/flatbed entries will be required to provide one adult walker on each side of float/flatbed to en-sure that no one darts into parade traffic.
    4. Driver of any float/flatbed must be an adult complying with any state laws applicable to that particu-lar type of vehicle.
  3. ONLY those entries that have completed the registration form, paid the $30.00 entry fee and have been ap-proved will be admitted. Businesses are limited to 2 entries so that children’s organizations will have more opportunity to participate.
  4. THIS YEAR’S THEME IS “SIMPLY AMAZING CHRISTMAS.” This can be whatever Christmas means to you—a very special Christmas memory or tradition, etc. All entries will carry the parade theme decorated in good taste. THERE CANNOT BE A LIVE SANTA CLAUS AS PART OF YOUR ENTRY/FLOAT. The City has a Santa that ends the parade on the fire truck and that is the only Santa allowed in the parade.
  5. Only those entries approved by the Parade Committee will be allowed to participate. Examples of entries which would NOT BE APPROVED would include: Entry with NO Christmas theme, entries deemed to be in bad taste, offensive, lewd, etc.
  6. Each entry shall be on time and in place based on the SPECIFIC instructions given to you after your registra-tion has been approved.
  7. Maximum float/flatbed dimensions: Width: 8ft. 6in.; Height: 13 ft. 6 in.; total entry length: 57 ft. IF ENTRIES ARE LARGER THAN 57 FT. LONG, 8-1/2 FT. WIDE, AND/OR 13-1/2 FT. HIGH, YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE PARADE.
  8. Specific instructions about the route, where your entry will start, and where you will de-stage at the end of the parade, will be provided to each entry after the registration form and fees are received and the entry is approved.
  9. DO NOT THROW CANDY IN THE PARKING LOT. We understand that the float riders, particularly the children, get very excited as the floats begin to roll out. However, candy thrown in the parking lot is extremely danger-ous and has caused people to fall. PLEASE make sure your riders are aware of this rule.
  10. HORSES SHOULD BE BAGGED. If you cannot bag your horses, you are required to have people following behind the horses to clean up the droppings. Parade walkers have slipped on the droppings and it has caused injuries. Safety is our number one priority! Please contact Special Events 334-595-0854 with questions.
  11. The City of Prattville may take photograph/video images of entries in the parade for promotional purposes. These images will not be given away, sold, or otherwise disbursed and the City will take all precautions to keep the images protected. If you do not want images of your entry or participants of your entry to be used by the City for promotional purposes, please contact the Special Events Office at 334-595-0854.

By submitting this form, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to abide by the Prattville Christmas Parade Rules. You also acknoledge and give permission to the City of Prattville to use photographs and/or video of your entry and participants who are a part of your entry for promotional purposes. You futher understand that any images and/or video will not be given away, sold, or otherwise disbursed other than for promotional purposes and the City of Prattville will take all precautions to keep any images and/or video protected.

 

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