Rules and Guidlines:
No “live” Santa, only an inflatable Santa is allowed. No vehicles used to advertise a business (i.e.: a passenger vehicle with a company magnet on the door or banner attached to the vehicle). Floats must have some type of lighting. No bull horns will be allowed. No political signage is allowed. Float height should not exceed 12 feet. There should not be greater than one foot of decorations beyond the float base. There must be an adult on floats where there are children. Fire extinguishers will be required for each float. No one will be allowed to get on or off a float or entry once it has started down the parade route. No parade participant will be allowed to have a loaded firearm at any time. No smoking or alcoholic beverages will be allowed on any parade entry at any time before or during the parade. Any entry utilizing a live animal should have a person assigned “pooper scooper” duties, or if using horses they must be bagged no exceptions! Any entry utilizing a motor vehicle should have working tail lights. Any motorized entry should not have excessive smoke. All items on any entry should be secure to protect against participant tripping hazards or the hazard from falling off the entry into the spectators. No sharp edges. Any driver will require a proper drivers license. No participant should be allowed to move about the float during the parade. Motorcycle clubs are not allowed to perform any type of stunts along the parade route – and only those in a riding club will be permitted. Flatbed truck floats shall ensure participants on the float: do not sit with feet hanging over the sides, do not sit with back to the edges unless sides are walled, no more than 3-5 people standing on flatbed, handholds are in place for any standing riders, and no standing except toward the middle of the flatbed. Pickup truck floats shall ensure participants on the float: stand only if sides are walled to waist height, no sitting on walls, roof or hood of the truck. Ensure appropriate safety precautions are taken to protect against injury of participants or spectators.