Thursday, July 4, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
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Downtown Gallipolis


Gallia County Chamber of Commerce
Gallia County Chamber of Commerce

Gallipolis River Recreation Festival Independence Day Parade 2019

"Splish Splash it's a Ducky Bash" Gallipolis River Recreation Festival, 2019 Independence Day Parade Thursday, July 4th, 12:00PM. Cost of registration is $10.00 per non Chamber member vehicles/entries, $5.00 for Chamber member vehicles/entries. Good standing membership will be verified with each registration. Registration Deadline is June 7th!

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Rules and Regulations

  • THEME: "Splish Splash it's a Ducky Bash" Adorn your vehicles & floats in RUBBER DUCKS & water related FUN!!!

  • NOTE: These established guidelines have the purpose of safety and efficiency. Violations of any of the following rules WILL result in immediate removal and refusal of entry in future parades. This event is being recorded for viewing purposes on Rio's cable access channel.

  • There will be three (3) meetings scheduled after registration deadline and prior to the parade. Each registrant MUST have at least one responsible person to sign in at one of these meetings or your group/business/organization will not receive a lineup number or be permitted in the parade.

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    I understand I am required to have a representative at one of the Gallipolis River Recreation Festival parade meetings in order to participate in the parade.

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    Please choose the best time for you. Once each date & time reaches 50 registrants, it will be removed from the options. If you cannot attend your chosen time, please let us know who will be representing you on that day. It is unlikely we will be able to reschedule your time.

  • If you have more than six (6) vehicles/entries, please contact the Gallia County Chamber of Commerce (740) 446-0596. If you are registering multiple royalty, each vehicle is one entry.

  • A. Horses, Mules, Ponies, Oxen, etc. permitted only with Committee Approval. Units MUST clean up after live animals as they move through the parade route. B. All parade corps must perform in a forward motion, no pauses, stops or back steps C. All entries must be at the parade area designated in your confirmation letter one hour prior to parade starting time. D. Nothing is to be thrown, passed out, given away, or distributed by anyone riding in the parade or on a float. Walkers may hand items to attendees. E. All judged parade entries must be pre-registered by the deadline. No exceptions. F. All floats will carry an approved 5lb or more ABC fire extinguisher with easy access to the float driver.

  • G. Use of sirens or air horns is discouraged for safety purposes. Excessive use of sirens or air horns is not permitted. Excessive will be determined by the committee. H. Any explicit language, banners, posters, or slogans can result in your immediate dismissal from the parade. I. The Gallipolis River Recreation Festival Committee reserves the right to accept or deny entry to the parade. J. Refer all questions and inquiries to: Gallipolis River Recreation Festival, (740) 446-0596 K. We also reserve the right to complete an inspection prior to parade acceptance.

  • L. Units must continue past the City Park to at least Locust Street to load or unload. Units may not pull to the side of the street to load and unload. Walking units may disperse at State Street, as long as it does not stop or impede the Parade in any way. Call (740) 446-0596 for more information. If the vehicle is part of the parade line-up, it must continue to at least Locust Street. There will be NO exceptions to this rule. M. All entries must meet all standards and final approval by parade committee.

Unit Information

  • If you have multiple units (i.e. royalty riding in separate vehicles), please contact the Chamber at (740) 446-0596 or email chamber@galliacounty.org

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    Unit Type Check all that apply.

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    Will you have music?

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  • All information must be complete. If you have trouble with this online application, please call the Chamber at (740) 446-0596. Registrations must be received by June 7, 2019. If you choose the "Pay by Check" or "Pay at the Door" option, payment must be received by your chosen meeting date to obtain lineup information.

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    I have read and agree to the rules and guidelines for the Gallipolis River Recreation Festival Independence Day Parade. I understand, should my group not abide by the rules and guidelines, we will not be permitted to participate in future events.

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Payment Method

  • Please make check payable to:
    Gallipolis River Recreation Festival
    PO Box 465
    Gallipolis, OH 45631

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