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YARMOUTH
 PARADES

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2013 CHRISTMAS

 

 PARADE OF LIGHTS

 

Saturday, Nov 23rd

 

6:00 PM

 

NO THEME

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Barbara Firth, Parade Director

902-742-3998 Home Phone

902-307-9307 Cell Phone (Parade Day)

9023079307  Texting

yarmouthparades@eastlink.ca  (Email)

Entry forms will be available through email, as well as at the Town Hall. Questions can be directed to this email as well. It is checked daily.

AWARD LIST FOR CHRISTMAS PARADE OF LIGHTS

Each entry in the Christmas Parade of Lights is eligible to compete for the Parade Awards. Entries will be judged during the parade, and the awards will be given out a few weeks following the parade. 

BEST PRESENTATION OF COLOR: Awarded to the entry with the best use of color.

MOST CREATIVE ENTRY: .Awarded to the entry with the best use of imagination.

THE 'WOW' AWARD: Awarded to the entry with the biggest "wow factor".

BRIGHTEST ENTRY: Awarded to the entry that is the brightest..

COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD: Awarded to the entry that best depicts a sense of community.

 

See below to read the Rules and Regulations

argyle street yarmouth ns

PARADE RULES AND REGULATIONS 2013

Parade starts at 6 PM, Please Line-up no later than 4:00 PM

No entries higher than 14 Feet, due to Cable Lines

Non-decorated entries will be refused entry into the parade. This applies to everyone, except antique autos.

All vehicles must be at least 30% Covered with decoration. 

Name of entry MUST be visible on EACH side of your entry.

Each animal entry must be accompanied by a walker.

When dropping off children, please try to arrange car-pooling.

Parade Route: Starting Argyle/Main, to Starrs Rd, up Starrs. to the Yarmouth Mall.

Floats line up on Argyle St., Walkers & Bands on Bond St., Vehicles on Prince St.  Santa will be on Main Street, below Argyle. Please do not take this space.

Entries are first come, first serve. Please go to the back of the line.

Argyle St. from William to Main will be one-way only. No entry from Main St.

Absolutely NO Santa Claus costumes. NO THROWING anything from floats or vehicles, including candy, handouts, etc.


PARADE LANDING INSTRUCTIONS:


Parade route is from Argyle/Main Street, up Main Street to Herbert Street. It runs 1.5 miles.


PLEASE NOTE;


Walkers/bands will be ending in the park.


Single cars/trucks will be ending in Provincial Building Parking lot.


SANTA CLAUS WILL NOT BE TURNING UP HERBERT. Will continue on Main Street.


All service vehicles will NOT be turning up Herbert. Will continue on Main Street.


 ALL FLOATS with will be directed up Herbert, or continuing on Main. PLEASE DO NOT watch from Herbert Street, as you will not see Santa. He will be on MAIN STREET ONLY.


Please make arrangements with anyone picking up participants. Streets will be blocked off and there will be NO PARKING along Huntington Street, part of Brunswick, and Herbert.


Christmas Parade Horse Group will be turning up Huntington Street, with police escort and continuing to Meadowfields for residents viewing. Please be respectful of these horses and their riders.


Any questions, email Parade Director.

If you know of anyone who would like to volunteer to help with parade landing, please have them email.