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    Name: Festival of Lights Parade 2019
    Date: December 7, 2019
    Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM PST
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    Parade will start at 5:30 PM
          RAIN OR SHINE!!
    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? high and 12? 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) 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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    Event Sponsors:
    • Old Town Pizza
    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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