Parade Guidelines

1. Speed of entries in the parade and control of traffic will be under the direction of the Police department.  Parade committee members will be along the route to offer assistance.

2. No parking will be allowed on the street along the parade route until parade is over.

3. Parade entries should be in place by 9:30 a.m.  Position numbers will be assigned and the parade line-up coordinator will place the floats and other entries in the order they will proceed for the parade.

4. Parade Judges will begin judging as the parade commences @ 10:00 a.m.  This is the only time judging that will take place.

5. All entries will stay in their assigned places until instructed by the Parade coordinator.

6. For the safety of all involved no cars will be allowed to drive in the parade lineup area to drop off participants.  A parade committee member will be available to direct everyone to their positions. 

7. Identification must be placed on both sides of the entries in order to be seen on both sides of the street.

8. The parade route will begin at the First Baptist Church (FBC) and end on East Blanchard Street along the Eden Housing Authority area. 

9. All children must be picked up by parents/guardians at the end of the parade route. 


Float Requirements

1. The float must be properly identified.
2. The float needs to be in place at the FBC no later than 9:30 to be ready for judging at 10:00 a.m.
3. The float will be judged one time as the parade begins.
4. The float and all other entries should adhere to the theme 
5. All participants must abide by the directions of the parade coordinator and staff.


OFFICIAL Parade Entry Form

Theme : TBA

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Please complete and return this form to:

 Chamber of Commerce Office

P.O. Box 367

Eden, Texas 76837

Name:  (Individual, Club, Family, Business, or Organization)


Mailing Address:________________________________________________________

City, State, Zip:_________________________________________________________

Circle Category of Entry

Floats:                 Commercial  Non-Commercial    Family

Length of Float:_________________________________________________________



Small Vehicles:   

Scooter             Bike             Golf Cart            Other



Individual      Club      Horse Drawn      Family      Group



Clubs         Scouts          Individuals       Family       Group


Classic Cars:________________________________________________________

Description of Entry:___________________________________________________

Deadline for entry:  TBA