2019 Parade is on Friday, June 14th! Flag Day!
Only two (2) vehicles per group. Only one (1) fire truck per department. ALL ENTRIES MUST BE REGISTERED AND PAID AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER JUNE 10, 2019.
The entry fee is $35.00 and all entries MUST BE DECORATED. THOSE NOT DECORATED WILL BE ESCORTED OUT.
There will be judging and prize money for the parade this year for the best American flag themed entries. $500 for 1st place$300 for 2nd place$200 for 3rd place
Parade Line Up on S Lincoln Dr, Hancock (US-41 north of M-203 intersection)The parade will follow the regular route through Hancock AND Houghton.Line up begins at 5:30 p.m. Parade begins at 7:05 p.m.
State Law prohibits throwing candy directly from a MOVING vehicle.
During the week of the parade your business/organization/contact will be sent a line-up number and instructions to be followed during the line-up and parade. The instructions will include a map of the line-up area with the best route into the area indicated on the map. Please watch for these instructions in your mail and ensure that your driver and any other members of your group have them available on parade day.
Bridgefest reserves the right to reject any entry without explanation.
Online payments can also be made at http://www.bridgefestfun.com/donate.php
You may also send a completed paper form along with your check or money order (payable to “Portage Lake Enrichment Foundation”) to the address listed above by June 5, 2019. Online registration with credit card payment over the phone is also acceptable.
Thank you for your continued interest in helping make the Bridgefest one of the area’s favorite summer festivals!