This event is a family tradition for many Grand Island residents; we hope you will join us for our Annual Light Up the Boulevard Electric Parade and Festival on Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
. Anyone in the community can be a participant in the parade or festival. To participate in the parade, download and fill out the application form
and send to firstname.lastname@example.org or submit your application using our digital form below. DUE NO LATER THAN NOV. 30, 2022! Line positions will be posted December 1, 2022 on gichamber.org.
Parade Route: Grand Island Boulevard (Route 324) from Whitehaven Road to Baseline
Road traveling North
Arrival: Units are asked to arrive between 4:30-5:30 pm, before the Parade route will
be blocked to traffic at 5:30 pm. Marchers are to be dropped off at their indicated line
-up area and picked up at the end of the Parade route. All vehicles are required to
play holiday music along the route and be lit up with holiday decorations.
Parade Officials: Will be along to place your unit in the proper order. Please make sure
your unit is at the indicated address on Whitehaven Road so that the officials are able
to find you when ready.
Forward Motion at all Times: Keep the line moving!
No Gaps: Keep up within 15 feet of the unit in front of you
Emergency Vehicles: In the event that an emergency should arise and the fire/rescue
squads are needed, units are asked to pull off to the RIGHT to allow passage by the
Animals/Horses: All animals or animal units must provide their own scooper
Distribution of Items to
Spectators: NO tossing candy, food, leaflets allowed from
units. Items can NOT be handed out to spectators. If you want to distribute
something, please get a Vendors Booth.
Dignity will be Maintained at all Times: NO alcohol, vaping or smoking will be tolerated. Any behavior detracting from the dignity of the parade will cause immediate removal from the line!