Parade Schedule:10am - Parade forms on City Island12pm - Parade begins3pm - Awards Reception at Strawberry Square
Entry Fees and Prizes by Category: - HS Marching Band Free Entry | 1st place - $500, 2nd place - $300, 3rd place - $200 - Dance, Step & Drill Team Units $50 Entry Fee | 1st, 2nd & 3rd place Trophies - Commercial Sponsored Units (ex. Business/Corporate Groups) $250 Entry Fee - Specialty Units (ex. Color Guards, Non-School Bands) $50 Entry Fee - Miscellaneous Units (ex. Vintage Automobile Club) $50 Entry Fee - Non-profit Units Free Entry - Military Units Free Entry
NEW THIS YEAR! The theme for this year’s parade is “A Storybook Season.” All organizations (excluding band, dance, step & drill team units) are given the opportunity to enter the "Best in Theme" contest within this application. The winner(s) will be chosen based on their presentation of the parade theme and will receive a trophy.
NO SANTA'S WILL BE PERMITTED with parade entries as we will have one participating already.
After submitting your online application and waiver, you must also submit the following to email@example.com as needed:____ Completed W-9 form (prize categories only)____ Proof of non-profit status (if applicable) ____ Entrance fee payment (if applicable). Please make all checks payable to the Harrisburg Downtown Improvement District and mail to 10 N 2nd St, Suite 405, Harrisburg, PA 17101 no later than October 5.
In consideration for being accepted as a participant, we irrevocably grant the City of Harrisburg the exclusiveright to use in any media our name, likeness, photos or reproduction of our performance for any purposeincluding promotion, advertising or otherwise. With these rights, we hereby release the City of Harrisburg andits officials, employees, sponsors, and its agents from any claim, liabilities and/or damages that may now or in thefuture arise by reason of such use. Further, we acknowledge that we are aware of the risks associated withparticipation in this Parade and, therefore, on our behalf and that of our heirs, do hereby release the City ofHarrisburg and its officials, employees, sponsors, and its agents for any and all claims, liabilities and/or damageson account of any personal injury or property damage which may occur from any cause before, during or afterthe Parade.
By electronically signing and submitting this Application Form and Wavier, you are acknowledging that you have read and fully understand all rules and regulations of the City of Harrisburg Holiday Parade.