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Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Lake Wales Christmas Parade Has New Host – Rotary On The Ridge – Dates & Entry Form


The best time of year is almost here!! 🎄 On December 9th, from Downtown City of Lake Wales, Florida to the Shores of Lake Wailes, there’ll be music, laughter, spirit, and TOYS ON PARADE!! 🧸🪁🚂

Online Float Entry Form Here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfz-YLiMhcZr7hdKwIds-o0vpFbPEwQwwKMGHirmUHmzcSK4g/viewform?usp=send_form

The annual Christmas parade in Downtown Lake Wales is a cherished tradition that brings the community together in the spirit of the season. The historic streets are lined with excited spectators, eagerly anticipating the first notes of festive music. The children’s eyes light up with delight as they catch glimpses of Santa Claus waving and cheerful parade participants handing out candy canes and treats. The atmosphere of warmth and togetherness makes the Christmas parade in Downtown Lake Wales a heartwarming and unforgettable experience for all who attend!

Make memories with the whole family that will last a lifetime!

Parade Entry Information:
Corporation/Large Business ($75 entry fee)
Organization/Small Business ($50 entry fee)
School ($25 entry fee)
501C Non-Profit ($25 entry fee – Must include determination documentation)
Entry fees are non-refundable

Rules and Requirements:
All Floats are to be lined up no later than 5:30pm at Polk Ave Elementary
NO ALCOHOL is permitted on the float or parade activities
NO items may be thrown during the parade.
Candy has to be Handed Out ONLY
NO Santa costumes allowed. There is only one Santa at the end of the parade.
Violations of the above will result in being disqualified from judging and entry in the following year’s parade.

Please fill in the online entry form or mail in a completed form by 11/30/2023. Mail your non-refundable entry fee as indicated above to:
Rotary on the Ridge
PO Box 3428
Lake Wales, FL 33859
Checks made payable to Rotary on the Ridge
CashApp payments to $RotaryRidge (indicate what group you are with)
Online payment method (Zeffy): https://www.zeffy.com/en-US/ticketing/2142facb-9733-4fbb-baaf-38f8da8f9f75

Please email [email protected] for a copy of the pdf entry form

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