Participate in the Parade

Saturday, May 20, 2023
Park Avenue and Hubbard Street, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435
3:00 p.m.    Parade / Line-Up / Check-In

ONLINE Parade Registration Form 

Register Your Entry

  • Free to participate.
  • Complete the ONLINE Parade Registration Form.  This information will be provided to our parade coordinator and to the on-stage announcer who will announce your entry to the public during the parade.
  • Didn't submit a form by parade day?  No worries.  Go directly to the registration/check-in desk during line-up at Second and Main Streets on parade day.  However, without receiving your ONLINE Parade Registration Form in advance, we may not be able to get your entry's information to the on-stage announcer.


  • 1:30 p.m.    Early Lineup – Parade Early Lineup can begin (turn on Bruce Avenue and follow signs)  
  • 2:00 p.m.    Begins check-in and line up
  • 3:00 p.m.     Parade Begins


  • Check-in and line-up begin at 2:00 p.m. at the registration table on Park Avenue and Hubbard Street.
  • All participants (even if you have pre-registered) are asked to check in at the parade registration table where you will receive entry numbers.
  • Be sure to park all non-participating vehicles away from the formation area. Park Avenue and Michigan Street (which crosses Park) are suggested.

Line Up & Parade

  • Floats and entries will line up on either side of Main Street. For parking, all other non-essential vehicles can park next to the railroad tracks or down one of the feeder streets along Main Street.  Please do not block fire hydrants or driveways.
  • Horse groups, brigades, or posses will line up on College Avenue, one block from Main Street at the Senior Center where trailers can be unloaded/staged. At 3:45, horses will join the parade route, falling into a line-up.
  • Candy throws, beads, etc., that are family-friendly are welcome.  You can pass out literature or business/group/organizational paraphernalia as long as it does not impede the flow of the parade.
  • The parade will travel clockwise around Circle Drive (Lake DeFuniak will be on your left) and will end at the point of origin.

Parade Registration Form - Mail In Copy