Registration Form

2017 Parade Theme: Celebrate Independence

Applicant Information
Non-Profit and Community Organizations are exempt of fees.
Registration fee for Businesses and Political Entities is $35.00. Please make check payable to "Clarkston Parade Committee" and mail to P.O. Box 891 Clarkston, MI 48327.
Entry type
Please check all that apply to your entry
Additional requirements
Please check any of the following, if applicable
in-route performances are limited to 1 minute each and 5 times during the parade route
Brief description for the announcers to read as you are moving past the parade stands.The announcer has less than 30 seconds to read this announcement, so tell who you are,where you are located and what you do or what services you provide.

Rules and Regulations

  1. Line-up times will be assigned and sent to each entrant. Starting location will be at St. Daniel Catholic Church's parking lot. Please use the north entrance on Holcomb Road. Follow the signs. All entrants must be in place, no later than 9:00am to be in the parade.
  2. All mechanical equipment must be in sound condition.
  3. Entry and participants using automobiles must have and be prepared to show proof of insurance.
  4. Please refrain from throwing candy or other items into the crowd. Items may be lightly tossed or handed out.
  5. Participation in the parade is at the sole discretion of the Parade Committee.
  6. We ask that you be mindful of the pace of the parade and keep pace in the parade.
  7. No parking of any vehicles in St. Daniel's church parking lot. All vehicles not in the parade must be parked off the church grounds.
  8. Over-sized vehicles and semi-trucks may not be driven on the St. Daniel's parking lot. Park on Valley Park Drive.

Waiver of Liability

Parade applicants stipulate that the Clarkston Fourth of July Volunteer Parade Committee, their agents, employees and representatives have made no representation, promises or guarantees regarding parade positions or preferential treatment of any kind. All motorized vehicles, individual or organizational, need to provide proof of insurance with their applications. In consideration of inclusion as a participant in the July 4, 2017 Clarkston Fourth of July Parade, participant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the City of the Village of Clarkston, Charter Township of Independence and the Clarkston Fourth of July Parade Committee, agents, employees, representatives and assigns from and against any of all liability, loss, cost, demand, claims, fines, debts or judgements that participant or participant's members, performers, employees, independent contractors and/or volunteers may sustain or incur as a result of or arising from participant's involvement in the 2017 Clarkston Fourth of July Parade, such indemnification to include legal fees.

BY SIGNING THIS FORM, I AGREE THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL FACTS, POLICIES and REGULATIONS. I ALSO AGREE TO COMPLY WITH THE RULES AND REGULATIONS.