Saturday, September 26th 2020
at 2 p.m.
Everyone loves a parade! With musical acts, local volunteers and sights and colors for everyone, this years parade is sure to impress even the hardiest of critic! If your business of organization is interested in being in this years parade click here for our parade form!
RAIN OR SHINE
MITCHELL PERSIMMON FESTIVAL PARADE
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2020, 2:00 p.m.
GREATER MITCHELL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Mitchell, Indiana 47446
Dear Parade Participant:
Thank you for your participation in this year’s Persimmon Festival Parade. It is our hope
that, with good weather and your cooperation, it will be an enjoyable day for all participants.
ABSOLUTELY NO ALCOHOL OR FIRE ARMS ARE ALLOWED TO BE HAD BY PARADE UNITS EITHER BEFORE, DURING OR AFTER THE PARADE.
Parade rules and information:
- No candy, flyers or objects shall be thrown from parade units or distributed along the parade route. All candidates for political office must ride on their respective party’s float.
2. Signs directing you to the parade staging area will be on both highways leading into Mitchell. Please follow the signs.
3. Float contest participants should have their unit at the parade staging area no later than 11:45 a.m. Float judging will begin at noon and be completed by 1:15 p.m.
- All parade units should arrive at the parade staging area no later than 11:45 p.m.
- The parade will move at a “fast walk” pace. Please try to avoid gaps in the parade, staying within 50 feet of the unit in front of you.
- The parade will begin at 1:45 p.m., with the lead units approaching the reviewing standat 2:00 p.m.
- By participating in the parade, you agree to hold harmless the City of Mitchell, Greater Mitchell Chamber of Commerce, Inc., and the Persimmon Festival Committee from all liability and/or injury that may occur from participation in this event. Parade committee reserves the right to accept/not accept entries.
Questions — please contact us: 812-849-4441
Amy Garland Parade Chairperson 812-583-5651