When

Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM PDT
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Where

Main Street 
Monroe, WA 98272  

 
 

Contact

Yvonne M. Gallardo-Van Ornam 
Monroe Chamber of Commerce 
360-794-5488 
director@choosemonroe.com 
 

2018 Fair Days Parade 

It is all about our "Summer Days & Country Ways" in 2018! Sign up today to participate in the 80th annual Fair Day’s Parade, Monroe’s favorite summer time event! Get as creative as you want and come show off your creativity, spirit and enthusiasm with the more than 9,000 parade spectators.

Please read and complete the following application carefully. Your entry may not be processed unless the application and all of its documents are received by our office by 5 PM on Friday August 3, 2018. Entrants who turn in their applications after the August 3, 2018 deadline will be moved to the back of the parade lineup unless alternative arrangements are made.

Applications received after Friday August 3 will be subject to a $50 late fee.

PARTICIPANT FEE:

  • $150 (non chamber members)
  • Current Monroe Chamber Members use promo code: Chamber2018 to save 15%.

PARADE RULES

  1. Absolutely NO throwing of ANY object of ANY kind from ANY motorized or moving vehicle, float or entry. Participants may walk close to the crowd and hand out any items such as candy, leaflets, etc.
  2. Check in will be at your designated staging area.  
  3. There is no parking available on the parade route. 
  4. The city will begin closing the streets at 8:35 am.  
  5. Your parade entry positions are designated in the “participant entry information” box in the header of this letter and “staging number” sheet included your emailed packet. We will also email you the map for parade route details.
  6. Please try to keep a good flow to the parade by maintaining appropriate 10 - 15 foot spacing behind the entry in front of you. Don’t lag or separate the Parade. PAY ATTENTION to your SPACING and the Parade Marshals. 

GENERAL WAIVER, RELEASE, AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT:

  1. I, and every member of the Organization I represent, participating in the  MONROE FAIR DAYS PARADE, recognize and hereby acknowledge that participation in the MONROE FAIR DAYS PARADE involves risks and dangers and could result in serious physical injury and/or property damage to ourselves.
  2. In consideration of being allowed to participate in the MONROE FAIR DAYS PARADE and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, I do, for myself, my heirs, executors, personal agents, personal representatives, administrators, successors and assigns, and for the Organization I represent and its members participating in the MONROE FAIR DAYS PARADE, hereby unconditionally waive, release, hold harmless, and agree to defend, indemnify, acquit, and forever discharge MONROE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE as organizers, sponsors and administrators of THE MONROE FAIR DAYS PARADE, the Event Director, the Event Committee, the MONROE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EXECUTIVE BOARD, THE CITY OF MONROE, MONROE SCHOOL DISTRICT, any and all MONROE FAIR DAYS PARADE SPONSORS, and each of their respective officers, employees, agents, representatives, authorized volunteers, successors, or assigns, (hereinafter referred to as “THE RELEASED PARTIES”) from any manner of action or actions, cause and causes of action, claims, demands, costs, loss of services, expenses, attorney’s fees, compensation and all consequential, compensatory, general, special, and/or statutory damages or liabilities, known or unknown, which may result directly or indirectly or which are in any way related to or arise from your coming to, participation in, or departure from the MONROE FAIR DAYS PARADE, including claims based upon the active or passive negligence of THE RELEASED PARTIES and to the fullest extent permitted by Washington Law.
  3. I have full authority to and have been authorized by the Organization I represent as identified below, to execute this WAIVER, RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATIONS AGREEMENT on my and their behalf and on behalf of any members of the Organization participating in the MONROE FAIR DAYS PARADE.  Any and all members of our Organization participating in the MONROE FAIR DAYS PARADE shall have read and agreed to be bound by this WAIVER, RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICAITON AGREEMENT as a condition of and before being permitted by the Organization to participate in the MONROE FAIR DAYS PARADE.
  4. I also understand that the sponsors may for publication or promotion use my name, the Organization’s name or pictures of the Organization’s participation in this event without obligation or liability to me.

HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT 

BY REGISTERING ON THE NEXT PAGE YOU ATTEST AND VERIFY THAT YOU HAVE FULL KNOWLEDGE of the risks associated in participation in the parade and I assume those risks and possible medical and/or emergency expenses in the event of accident, illness or other incapacity, regardless of whether I have authorized such expenses AND that I am authorized to sign on behalf of my organization. 

PERFORMANCE, VEHICLES AND/OR ANIMAL ENTRIES REQUIRE

A COPY OF YOUR CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE NAMING THE CITY OF MONROE AND THE MONROE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AS “ADDITIONAL INSURED” MUST ACCOMPANY THIS APPLICATION BEFORE IT WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR APPROVAL.

I HEREBY certify that I will provide a minimum of $1,000,000 in general liability insurance to cover any accident that may occur during your participation in the event as a condition of participation. I assume those risks and the possible medical and/or emergency expenses in the event of an accident, illness or other incapacity, regardless of whether you have authorized such expenses. In consideration of the acceptance of my application, I/we agree to indemnify and hold harmless the MONROE FAIR DAYS COMMITTEEE, THE MONROE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, a Washington non-profit corporation and its duly elected and appointed officials, any employee or authorized volunteers; THE CITY OF MONROE, a municipal corporation for the State of Washington and/or its duly elected and appointed officials, any employees or authorized volunteers; SNOHOMISH COUNTY, its officers, elected officials, agency employees and authorized volunteers, against any and all claims resulting from our participation in the  MONROE FAIR DAYS PARADE. I also understand that the sponsor(s) may, for publication or promotion, use my name or pictures of my participation in this event without obligation or liability to me. I also understand that the sponsors may for publication or promotion use my name or pictures of my participation in this event without obligation or liability to me.

A copy of your certificate is due August 3.