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AuSable River Festival Parade – NEW TIME 4PM

July 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

***VERY IMPORTANT**** NEW PARADE START TIME IS 4 P.M.

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Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
THEME:  Rock & Roll

PARADE CONTACT:
AuSable River Festival Parade Committee
Maureen Barkume, Chair
P.O. Box 10, Grayling, Michigan 49738-0010
Email / Office:  989-348-6171 / Cell:  248-229-8476

 

Grayling has had a canoe parade associated with the AuSable River dating back to 1935 and it is a rich heritage for our community. Each year our parade is held in conjunction with the AuSable River International Canoe Marathon. Become a part of this wonderful tradition and join us – in Grayling – for the AuSable River Festival Parade. REVISED TIME THIS YEAR IS 4 PM!

We welcome everyone – your group, service club, business, non-profit organization, etc. Just complete the application below in full and return it to the address at the top. If there are any other special arrangements needed – send that information. For bands and marching group, we would appreciate a picture and we will give you some advance publicity. If you have questions, feel free to contact Maureen Barkume at 989-348-6171.

***VERY IMPORTANT**** NEW PARADE START TIME IS 4 P.M.

2017 THEME:        ROCK & ROLL! – So use your imagination!

APPLICATION:   Below is the official application, please submit by July 27th. 

DONATIONS:     If you cannot participate and would like to make a donation to the Parade please make checks available to the AuSable River Fest Parade and mail to AuSable River Festival Parade, P.O. Box 10, Grayling, MI  49738.

PARADE DAY DETAILS:

RULES:  Please review the attached for all Parade Rules

CHECK IN/REGISTRATION:  12 NOON – 2:30 P.M.

  • Look for the BLUE Canopy at the Corner of Michigan Ave & Ogemaw Street
  • Here you will receive your POSITION NUMBER and directions for line-up location

LINE UP:  1:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.

  • Parade units will be lined as outlined below:

o   Units 1-30:  Lake Street

o   Units 31-70:  Ogemaw Street

  • Place your vehicle/float and participants near your assigned POSITION NUMBER by 2:30 P.M.

PARADE:

  • 4 P.M.  Parade Start – HAVE FUN!!!
  • 5 P.M.  Estimate end of Parade

ARFP Parade Application Form – 2017

Parade Route Map 2017

Parade Rules 2017

Details

Date:
July 29
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm