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  • Festival of Lights Parade 2019

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    Name: Festival of Lights Parade 2019
    Date: December 7, 2019
    Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM PST
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:
    If you wish to register as both a Sponsor and a Parade Entry, you must click "Register Now". After submitting sponsorship, return to "Register Now" button, then enter your Parade Entry.
       Note: Sponsorships do not include a Parade Entry so make sure you have registered separately for Parade Entry. Thank you.

    Parade will start at 5:30 PM
              RAIN OR SHINE!!

              FOL 2019 Numeric Line Up
    (subject to possible change so please recheck)
      LINCOLN WAY
    1 Auburn Police Dept
    2 Color Guard
    3 Grand Marshal
    4 Auburn Chamber of Commerce
    5 Placer County SPCA
    6 Animal Medical Center
    7 A B T Plumbing, Electric Heat and Air
    8 Tutor Totter Preschool
    9 Duncan
    10 Assistance League of Greater Placer
    11 Auburn Moose Lodge
    12 United Auburn Indian Community
    13 Auburn Recreation District
    14 American Red Cross
    15 Auburn Toyota
    16 AMO: Auburn Mustang Owners
    17 Auburn Rotary
    18 Anthony's Classic Auto Werks
    19 Placer Pet Sitting
    20 Bell's Preschool & Childcare Center
    21 Auburn Dental Aesthetics
    22 BSA Troop 121
    23 Bill Kirby
    24 Auburn Extreme Powersports
    24 Auburn Extreme Powersports
    25 G-Theory Crossfit
    26 Harvest Ridge Charter School
    27 Cali Kids/Next Level Dental
    28 Chapa-De Indian Health
    29 Code 3 project
    30 Auburn Jeep Club
    30 Auburn Jeep Club
    30 Auburn Jeep Club
    31 Auburn Medical Group
    32 Cub Scout Pack 57
    33 Cool horse trails
    34 Crawford
    35 Cub Scouts Pack 269
    36 Donate Local
    37 Ace in the Hole Towing
    38 E.V. Cain Middle School
    39 Recology Auburn Placer
    40 Extreme Gymnastics
    41 Foothill Electric, Inc.
    42 Foothill Sierra Tree Service
    43 Freedom Concrete Construction
    44 Froggy Ceramics
    45 Girl Scouts 49er Service Unit
    BORLAND AVE
    46
    Townsmen  car club
    47 Gabe Mendez, Inc.
    48 St. Joseph's School
    49 GS Troop 922
    50 Henley Homes, Inc
    51 Gold Country Pro Rodeo Queens
    52 Gonealot Transport
    53 Long Valley 4-H
    54 J and C Enterprises
    55 Jerry Dilke
    56 Hogan Family
    57 Lil'Bit's Family Farm
    58 Maki Heating & Air Conditioning
    59 Placer High School Leadership
    60 Placer Junior Hillman
    61 Riskalyze
    62 Allstate
    63 Auburn Tutoring (coming soon)
    64 Job's Daughters
    65 KAHI Radio
    66 THE SUGAR PLUMP FAIRIES
    67 Legacy Christian School
    68 Linnsey's Cleaning Services
    69 Live Oak Waldorf School
    70 Loved Again Children’s Btq.
    71 Missions Coffee
    72 Gibson Family
    73 Native Sons of the Golden West
    74 Newcastle Professional Firefighters Association
    75 Mary Jo Koepki
    76 Northern Recon
    77 Oakmont High School Royal Blue Regiment
    78 Oakwood Village Inc
    79 Old Republic Title
    80 Ophir 4 H
    81 Pacific Auto
    82 Placer County Navy League
    83 Placer FFA
    84 Placer Foothills Mountain Bike Club
    85 Placer High School Band
    86 Don Prince
    87 Rag Tag Ranch
    88 Rescue Volunteer Fire Association
    89 Ridgeview Elementary School
    90 Robinson Sand & Gravel
    91 Scipio Fire Company
    92 Sierra Foothills Unitarian Universalists
    93 Skye Clothing Boutique
    94 St. Paul Lutheran Church
    95 Starbucks Coffee Company
    96 State of Jefferson
    97 Feed the Hungry
    98 The Salvation Army Auburn
    99 Tributary Whitewater Tours, LLC
    100 Damsel in Defense
    101 Walter A. Winfrey, D.D.S.
    102 West Coast Pageants
    103 Wild Bill Tattoo
    104 49er Lions Club
    105 Los Caballeros
    106 Placer County Sheriffs
    107 Ten Hen Ranch
    108 Auburn Valley Golf & event
    109 Fire Trucks
    110 Auburn Elks
     INSTRUCTIONS
    IMPORTANT GUIDELINES/POLICIES TO KNOW AND FOLLOW
    · CHAIRS must be SECURED and Supports used for riders? safety.

     · Throwing anything from a parade float is against California law
    NOTHING may be thrown into the crowd or distributed along parade route. This is a safety issue.
     
    · No HANDBILLS, COUPONS, FLYERS, OR WRITTEN MATERIALS of any kind may be distributed along the parade route or during the parade.  This is a safety and clean-up issue.

    · Floats/Entries may NOT have SANTA or MRS. CLAUS on or used in their floats/entries.
    Santa & Mrs. Claus are already in the parade. Floats are limited to 13 feet high and 12 feet wide.

    · All animal entries (Horses, Llamas, Dogs) are responsible for their own clean-up.  Call the Chamber at 885-5616 for suggestions and/or locations for supplies or email:     info@auburnchamber.net 

    · Having a fire extinguisher is California law
    All floats/entries with generators or mechanical devices using fuel are REQUIRED to have a fire   extinguisher. Recommended 5lb  2A10BC. This is a safety issue. 

    · Each entry must have at least two walkers with flashlights as safety guards.  This is a safety issue.
     
    · Please drive slowly and watch for spectators for the entire length of the parade, including the end location in the parking lot. Unsafe actions (example: wheelies by motorcycles) by any vehicles including jeeps and funny cars are strictly prohibited.

    · All Entries must be lit. 

    Those floats/entries that do not adhere to the guidelines/policies may be barred from participation in this and/or next year's parade



     
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    Theme:  Christmas in Auburn!


    INSTRUCTIONS
    IMPORTANT GUIDELINES/POLICIES TO KNOW AND FOLLOW
    · CHAIRS must be SECURED and Supports used for riders? safety.

     · Throwing anything from a parade float is against California law
    NOTHING may be thrown into the crowd or distributed along parade route. This is a safety issue.
     
    · No HANDBILLS, COUPONS, FLYERS, OR WRITTEN MATERIALS of any kind may be distributed along the parade route or during the parade.  This is a safety and clean-up issue.

    · Floats/Entries may NOT have SANTA or MRS. CLAUS on or used in their floats/entries.
    Santa & Mrs. Claus are already in the parade. Floats are limited to 13 feet high and 12 feet wide.

    · All animal entries (Horses, Llamas, Dogs) are responsible for their own clean-up.  Call the Chamber at 885-5616 for suggestions and/or locations for supplies or email:     info@auburnchamber.net 

    · Having a fire extinguisher is California law
    All floats/entries with generators or mechanical devices using fuel are REQUIRED to have a fire   extinguisher. Recommended 5lb  2A10BC. This is a safety issue. 

    · Each entry must have at least two walkers with flashlights as safety guards.  This is a safety issue.
     
    · Please drive slowly and watch for spectators for the entire length of the parade, including the end location in the parking lot. Unsafe actions (example: wheelies by motorcycles) by any vehicles including jeeps and funny cars are strictly prohibited.

    · All Entries must be lit. 

    Those floats/entries that do not adhere to the guidelines/policies may be barred from participation in this and/or next year's parade



     
    Event Media:
    Event Sponsors:
    • Old Town Pizza
    • Maki Heating & Air Conditioning
    • Anthony's Classic Auto Werks
    • Robinson Sand & Gravel
    • Roper's Jewelers
    • Hall's Towing, Inc
    • Auburn Alehouse
    • Alehouse Annex
    • Kathy Sands
    • Wilson, Wilson & Taylor, CPAs
    • Norris Electric
    • BottomLine Lawyers
    • Kiwanis Club of Auburn
    • Donald C. Anderson
    • TGH Aviation
    • 24 Seven Fire Protection
    • Flyers Energy, LLC
    • Driftwood Village
    • All Possible Dental Solutions
    • Auburn Moving Company
    • Auburn Dental Aesthetics
    • Forster Heating
    • Auburn Rotary
    • Walter A. Winfrey, D.D.S.
    • Placer Title Co
    • Red Lion Inn & Suites
    • Tre Pazzi Trattoria
    • Reynolds Tilbury Woodward LLP
    • Soroptimist Int'l Of Auburn
    • Spee-Dee Oil Change & Tune Up
    • Warehouse Paint, Inc
    • Packard Financial
    • The Capps Group
    • Harris Industrial Gases/Auburn Iron Works
    • Auburn Gold Co. Rotary Club
    • Sinclair, Wilson, Baldo & Chamberlain
    Location:
    Borland Ave., Auburn, CA
    Date/Time Information:

    PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS!
    Dear Parade Participant:
    We invite you to submit your application for
    this year's Festival of Lights Parade. The parade
    will take place on
    Saturday, December
    7, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
    All entries must be lit and express the theme
    of the parade, which is:
    Christmas in Auburn
    Awards will be given based on creativity and
    use of lights.
    All entry fees are non-refundable. They are
    required to help cover expenses such as porta-
    potties, advertising, posters, signage, etc.
    All entries must be pre-registered with one
    entry per form. Non-registered entries will not
    be accepted the evening of the parade. Entries
    will be limited to 100 on a first come,
    first serve basis, No exceptions.
    The deadline for parade entries is
    Friday, November 22, 2019  5:00 p.m.
    No Exceptions
    All registration forms will be processed and a
    confirmation email will be sent to parade participants, once payment has been made.
    The final parade lineup and positions will be emailed approx. 10 days prior to the parade.
     


    Participants are required to complete
    the parade route, complying with
    Parade Official's instructions up to
    and through the Parade termination
     
    PARADE ROUTE
    For participants:  Check in at the area noted on your confirmation email.
    Staging occurs on the streets of Downtown Auburn, at Lincoln Way and
    Borland Ave.
    The Parade route will flow
    from the Downtown area to the Gold Country
    Fairgrounds Upper Parking Lot.
    There the entries can disembark
    their passengers for pickup.
    For Parade Watchers: The parade officially begins
    at Cherry Ave and Lincoln Way and ends as
    noted above.
     
    Fees/Admission:

    ENTRY FEES
    $50 FOR ENTRY UP TO 40 FEET
    $75 FOR ENTRY UP TO 60 FEET
    $100.00 FOR UP TO A MAXIMUM OF 80 FEET
    Auburn Chamber of Commerce
    FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
    1103 High Street, Suite 100
    Auburn, CA 95603
    CHECK IN AND REGISTRATION IS ON
    BORLAND AVE OR TBA
    BETWEEN 2:00 AND 4:30 PM.


     
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