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Hurricane City Independence Day Parade – Participant Information

July 4 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Independence Day Celebration
4th of July Parade 2018
Information Sheet

The purpose of the 4th of July Parade is to celebrate events and people past and present that have contributed to or are the result of the freedoms afforded us in the United States of America. When designing your entry remember that the parade is intended for individual and family audiences, including children. Participants appearing in the parade should be neat and clean in appearance and present a positive image.

PARADE ROUTE:

The 4th of July Parade travels North from 300 South Main turning left on 100 South, travels West turning left on 300 West, and travels South turning left on 300 South ending at 200 West. At this point, entries will be directed by parade personnel to turn right, left, or continue on to the Red Brick Chapel on 300 West.

BEFORE THE PARADE:

1. Every entry needs to designate a Primary Contact to sign and submit a completed Parade Entry Form.

2. Deadline for Parade Entry Forms is Monday, July 2nd. Entry Forms may be dropped off to the Hurricane Community Center or mailed to:
Hurricane Community Center, Attn: Debbie Garrett
63 South 100 West
Hurricane, UT 84737.
You may also email your entry form to: debbie@cityofhurricane.com

3. Every vehicle in the parade must carry adequate liability insurance as required by the State of Utah. Neither Hurricane City nor the Parade Committee provides insurance for parade participants.

4. The primary contact for each entry will be notified of their line-up position and given any additional information needed no later than 48 hours before the day of the parade. Entries will be positioned in the parade lineup at the discretion of the Parade Committee. You will need to come to the Community Center and pick up your number for the parade Monday, July 2nd (between 2pm and 8pm) or Tuesday, July 3rd (between 12pm and 8pm).

5. If your entry includes loud vehicles, shooting guns, or anything noisy OR if you or any part of your entry (including participants) may be affected by loud noise, you must include this information on the Parade Entry Form for the safety of all participants in the parade and spectators that may be affected by the noise.

PARADE ROUTE:

The 4th of July Parade travels North from 300 South Main turning left on 100 South, travels West turning left on 300 West, and travels South turning left on 300 South ending at 200 West. At this point, entries will be directed by parade personnel to turn right, left, or continue on to the Red Brick Chapel on 300 West.

BEFORE THE PARADE:

1. Every entry needs to designate a Primary Contact to sign and submit a completed Parade Entry Form.

2. Deadline for Parade Entry Forms is Monday, July 2nd. Entry Forms may be dropped off to the Hurricane Community Center or mailed to:
Hurricane Community Center, Attn: Debbie Garrett
63 South 100 West
Hurricane, UT 84737.
You may also email your entry form to: debbie@cityofhurricane.com

3. Every vehicle in the parade must carry adequate liability insurance as required by the State of Utah. Neither Hurricane City nor the Parade Committee provides insurance for parade participants.

4. The primary contact for each entry will be notified of their line-up position and given any additional information needed no later than 48 hours before the day of the parade. Entries will be positioned in the parade lineup at the discretion of the Parade Committee. You will need to come to the Community Center and pick up your number for the parade Monday, July 2nd (between 2pm and 8pm) or Tuesday, July 3rd (between 12pm and 8pm).

5. If your entry includes loud vehicles, shooting guns, or anything noisy OR if you or any part of your entry (including participants) may be affected by loud noise, you must include this information on the Parade Entry Form for the safety of all participants in the parade and spectators that may be affected by the noise.

Line up! Please be at 300 South and Main around 8:00am to line up!
The parade starts right at 8:30am! There will be people there to help you find your place in the line up! Please be on time to have your entry judged for an award!

DURING THE PARADE:

1. Please maintain a steady rate of speed, keeping consistent spacing between entries and not stop or hinder the pace of the parade.

2. All participants walking or escorting a parade entry must be at least 12 years-of-age unless accompanied by an adult.

3. Horses and other animals must be under the owners control at all times. In addition, animal entries must provide their own clean up during the parade along the parade route.

4. It is requested that each entry have an adult spotter, other than the driver, to watch for any problems with participants/riders. The spotter will be responsible to discourage spectators from encroaching on the parade route, monitor the safety of parade participants, help the entry maintain the proper pace, and keep parade participants from embarking the entry before the end of the parade route.

5. For protection and liability, only soft items are allowed to be tossed and must be tossed away from the street. In addition, all items being tossed or handed out must be approved by the Parade Committee.

6. Helmets must be worn by participants riding ATV’s, motorcycles, and any other required by law.

7. Any person operating a motorized vehicle MUST have the proper license as designated in the applicable Hurricane City Ordinance. In addition, any motorized vehicle participating in the Parade must carry insurance as required by law.

8. Loudspeakers and sound systems must not interfere with other entries.

9. Parade entries shall be limited to 60 in number, or such amount as determined by the Parade Committee. Any parade entry/application that the Parade Committee deems inappropriate or inconsistent with the purpose of the parade, or non-compliant with parade rules, policies and procedures, may be denied approval as an entry or removed as an entry in the parade. The Parade Committee reserves the right to deny any parade application or entry at any time.

10. Please do not disembark anywhere along the parade route! At the conclusion of the parade, pedestrians and any people riding on a float may exit the route and all vehicles or float entries should immediately exit the parade so the parade does not come to a stop behind your float. When you arrive at the end of the parade, you will be directed to the exit route.

11. To ensure the safety of participants and spectators, parade participants must make every effort to discourage spectators from coming onto the street and getting close to parade vehicles.

PLEASE CONTACT DEBBIE GARRETT FOR PARADE ENTRY FORM AND WAIVER: Debbie@cityofhurricane.com

Details

Date:
July 4
Time:
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Website:
http://www.hurricanerecreation.com

Organizer

Hurricane City Recreation Department
Phone:
(435) 635-2609

Venue

300 South and Main Street
Hurricane, Utah + Google Map