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2018 Johnson County Fair Parade

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Name: 2018 Johnson County Fair Parade
Date: August 4, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
Registration: Sorry, online registration has closed. Call 856-6464 and we'll be happy to take care of you!
Event Description:
Bring the whole family out for a free morning of entertainment in beautiful downtown Gardner!  The creative floats will reflect this year’s theme, "A Squealin' Good Time". 

Grab your lawn chairs and plan to arrive early for the best seats! The parade begins at 10:00am!


Parade Rules

  • The entry deadline is 5:00 pm on the Monday, July 30th .  Late entries will be allowed to participate but will not be judged or have their description announced (late fees apply). So register early and save $$.
  • Check in at Registration area between 7:30 and 9:00 AM Saturday at the Wheatridge Wrestling Building (across from the USD #231 District Office).
  • Provide proof of insurance is required on all vehicles at registration.
  • Do Not Throw anything from a moving vehicle.  Walking participants may distribute items (candy, balloons, flyers, etc.)  
  • A Float is defined as any entry that is decorated, movable on at least 4 wheels, and pulled by any vehicle. Proof of insurance required on the vehicle
  • The Float judged to best exemplify the theme of the fair will be selected from Classes 5,6,7,8.
  • All Prizes must be picked up by 1:00 pm on the Sunday following parade at the fair office.

Entry classification: Register according to your category. Call 913-856-6464 if you have questions. 

Category 1: 4-H Floats - FREE
Category 2: Horse & Rider or Horse-Led Floats - FREE
Category 3: All commercial/political entries AND any civic/individual entry wishing to be judged - $20
Category 4: Any civic/individual entry NOT wishing to be judged

Groups should contact the Chamber for special pricing, etc. 

Event Media:

Parade Route: 
Sycamore to Main, West on Main to Pine
North on Pine to Washington, East on Washington to Walnut
South on Walnut to Shawnee, East on Shawnee back to Sycamore

Date/Time Information:
August 4, 2018
10:00am (NEW TIME)
Contact Information:
Jason Camis
See Event Description
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