Parades are a community gathering where units march along a designated route to the watchful eye of spectators. Parades are organized for a variety of reasons including to celebrate athletic championship victories, holidays, school events, festivals and grand openings of major businesses. Many have become annual events due to their popularity. Though parades only last a few hours a day, it requires weeks and sometimes months and years of advance planning to organize a successful event.
Complete all required paperwork and guidelines. Contact local authorities to receive the proper permits or clearance to hold a parade. Other responsibilities parade organizers may have include security and clean up. Ask local officials for further information or guidance on these and other possible issues to ensure you are in compliance with all regulations.
Set a date. Parades are held all year, primarily on the weekends. Select a date where there are not a … Read More