Holiday Parade Participant Application

Boca Raton Holiday Street Parade Application 2023

  1. Holiday Street Parade Application form
  2. EVENT DATE: Wednesday, December 6, 2023

    EVENT TIME: 7:30PM - 9:00PM

    LAST DAY TO APPLY: Tuesday, November 3, 2023

    ROUTE: Federal Hwy from Camino Real to 8th St. 

    THEME: Holidays on the Silver Screen

    Whether your favorite is a festive classic or a modern tale, we want to see your take on a silver screen holiday movie. 

  3. Parade Participant - For Profit or Non-Profit*

    For Profit applicants will not be charged until after notification of acceptance.

    Non-profit applicants must upload proof of non-profit status (501c3).

  4. Before completing form, acknowledge that you have read through the 2023 Parade Rules and Guidelines.
  5. ONLY Authorized drivers listed on this application will be permitted to drive ANY participant vehicle.

  6. ONLY Authorized drivers listed on this application will be permitted to drive ANY participant vehicle.

  7. Write NA if you will not have a FLOAT.

    LIST THE FOLLOWING: 1) length/width/height; 2) detail your theme; 3) number of riders; 4) number of walkers; 5) license plate if applicable; 6) number of tires *EACH TIRE MUST HAVE A SPOTTER*.    

  8. Write NA if you will not have a WALKING GROUP.

    LIST THE FOLLOWING:  1) number of walkers; 2) theme (if applicable).

    Walking groups are limited to performing entities: musical groups, drill teams, dance teams, or unique units approved by Boca Raton Community Events. General walking groups will not be accepted. 

  9. Write NA if you will not have a VEHICLE.

    LIST THE FOLLOWING: 1) length/width/height; 2) theme if applicable; 3) number of riders; 4) number of walkers; 5) license plate; 6) number of tires. *EACH TIRE MUST HAVE A SPOTTER*.  

  10. Write NO if you are not entering a Pageant Winner.

    If Yes, list which Pageant and Title held.

  11. It is optional to pause for a ONE - MINUTE performance or demonstration in front of the judges.  This will have no impact on the award.


    Parade entries will be judged on the following:

    • Creativity
    • Relation to parade theme
    • Lighting
    • Construction and originality

    Participants must complete the entire parade route in order to qualify for awards. The top three entries in each category will be recognized on the City of Boca Raton’s website and social media pages. Winners will also appear in the newspaper. 


    Mandatory Parade Participant Meeting*

    Thursday November 16, at 6:00PM

    All drivers and at least one representative from your group MUST attend this safety/informational meeting.

    Location: Boca Raton Community Center,
    150 Crawford Blvd,  
    Boca Raton, FL 33432

  15. The undersigned, in consideration of the City of Boca Raton and the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District providing us with space for the display, promotion and/or sale of our various services, products, goods and other valuable wares during their event, do hereby release the City of Boca Raton and the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District and any of their members, employees, directors or volunteers from any liability for the loss or damage of product, personal injury or property damage. Further, I acknowledge full responsibility for all my activities at the event and for those assisting me and I agree to defend, hold harmless and indemnify the City of Boca Raton and the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District for any damages, attorney’s fees, or costs of any legal action resulting from any claims in which they, their members, employees, agents or volunteers are made parties defendant. This Release and Indemnity Agreement applies for the duration of the event as scheduled and to any claims made within the applicable Statute of Limitations for a loss occurring during that time period.

  16. As the appointed representative of the above named entity, I fully understand and agree that my participation in the Boca Raton Holiday Street Parade is voluntary and at my own risk. I hereby certify that there exists full liability and property damage and personal injury insurance on the float or vehicle or being entered in the parade. I hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless all cities and municipalities along the parade route including the City of Boca Raton and Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District; for any personal injury or property damage which I, my float/vehicle or passengers may cause in any way or which may be occasioned to me, my passengers or to my float/vehicle as a result of my parade participation. We understand and agree that the City of Boca Raton has the right to remove any entry from the parade for any inappropriate display or behavior by any participant and, upon signing, agree to abide by all rules and conditions of participation. Also, I hereby grant full consent to the co-producers for the free use of my picture or name in any broadcast, telecast or other account of the events of the parade.

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