The Gladiator float is #26 in the line-up.
The parade lineup time is noon, with the parade starting at 1:00 p.m. SHARP! Please enter the staging area from either Highway 47 or Stark Drive so traffic flows one way. The roads will be closed at 12:30 p.m. so you must be at the Gladiator float (#26) by then. Carpooling is recommended.
Again, we are partnering with ACE in hopes to raise $500 by pushing cans. We need chaperones to walk with kids and monitor candy throwing. We will be meeting at 11 to decorate the float, paint kids faces and spray hair. Please have kids wear a Gladiators shirt. Parade starts at 1. Bring a snack or bag lunch for your kid to enjoy while they wait as well as a beverage.
Please RSVP to the Facebook Event to let us know if you plan on attending.
Parents/family/friends: after 12:30 p.m. you will not be able to drive anyone to their lineup place.
Please plan accordingly. There will be a parking area just north of St. Francis Bottle Shop, close to the water tower for parade entrants. (Hwy. 47 & 233rd Ave.)
Judging of parade entries will take place at the Viewing Stand located in front of the Fire Station on the parade route map.
The parade ends at the St. Francis Elementary School. When entering the elementary school parking lot, keep going until you have reached the St. Francis Middle School parking lot for unloading, disassembling your float or loading buses, for safety reasons. You will then be able to exit out of the middle school parking lot onto Hwy. 47 after you have taken down your float.
PLEASE NOTE: For safety reasons the St. Francis Police Chief has ordered absolutely no throwing of candy from moving vehicles or floats. All candy/items must be handed out from walkers. Water and squirt guns will NOT be allowed on any unit, this includes fire department trucks. Failure to follow these rules may result in your removal from the parade.
Please make sure the information on this flyer is relayed to all participants of your entry. For more information on Pioneer Days visit www.stfrancischamber.org/pione erdays.
Thank you for your cooperation. Have a fun and safe Pioneer Days.
St. Francis 2017 Pioneer Days Grand Parade Line-up
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