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the  grand  parade

Celebrating 150 Years: Through the Decades

saturday,  aug  17 

Don't miss the BEST parade of the summer! To guarantee yourself the perfect spot, you may want to plan ahead and get there early. Parade line-up will take place at the Benton County Fairgrounds and the procession will start promptly from there at 2 pm.  The route will take entries north up 2nd Avenue, west onto 6th Street, north onto B Avenue, east onto 4th Street and end at 2nd Ave.

— Parade Entries  NEEDED  —

This event is 150 years in the making and there are awards on the line! Gather your co-workers, friends or neighbors, get creative and put together a winning float! One award will be given in each of the following categories: business, organization/church/civic group and family/neighborhood. Entries will be judged on best use of theme, originality, public appeal, and craftsmanship/artistic quality.

To enter, all you need to do is fill out the Parade Entry Form and read the Rules & Regulations! You can also submit an electronic version of the Parade Entry Form here.  

Lineup will begin at 1pm at the Benton County Fairgrounds. The Vinton Kiwanis Club will be assisting.