A parade is just not a parade without people in the street...
Summer just got a whole lot more fun in 2023!
Mix a parade with costumes and Halloween? It's a can't miss!
So Participants: Go Ghoulish, go Retro, go Disney, go Drag Queen! Larpers, we know you're out there. Furries, too!
Everyone is welcome to join in the fun!
This is a Kiddie Parade, designed to bring amusement to kids of all ages!
(Dogs are ok, too) The only stipulation is that every parade participant must be wearing a costume of some kind.
As always, prizes will be awarded for the Drill Teams, but this year, there will be prizes for best costumes, too.
Who MUST register:
Drill Teams, Marching Bands, Neighborhood Groups larger than 10 people, Motorized exhibits (floats, trucks and cars)
Everyone else can simply show up at Meridian Park and muster up.
Everyone Must Submit a Hold Harmless Form.
Download Hold Harmless Form HERE
Got questions? We got answers. Contact us HERE
The small print:
Please observe the following rules for everyone’s safety and enjoyment!
Participants must follow all instructions from police or parade officials.
Do not throw materials along the parade route. Distribution of candy, gifts, merchandise, or other materials may be handed out or rolled on the ground.
Distributing literature is strongly discouraged. If you do, you must provide volunteers for the clean-up crew.
Entrants must clean up after all animals participating in the parade.
Participants are reminded to stay on course with the parade route and to refrain from mingling with parade route spectators.
Any vendors must have prior approval to be allowed on the street during the parade.
Registrations must be complete to be included in the parade.
Here're the 2019 winners:
3rd: The Babynettes Drill Team
2nd: The Electronettes Junior Drill Team
1st: The Baby Dolls Drill Team
3rd: The Seattle Chinese Community Girls Drill Team
2nd: The Washington Diamonds Drill Team & Drumline
1st: The Dolls & Gents Drill Team & Drumline
Judges Choice Awards
Alpha Martial Arts
Seattle University Drumline
Mary Robertson Johnson, 1940 Lincoln High School Graduate