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  Participate & Register

 

2022 Parade:

Thursday, August 18th, 2022

The Dundas Cactus Festival Parade welcomes participants. If you wish to register, please click here to register on-line, or download our application form and send it to:

Dundas Driving Park

Dundas Driving Park Map 2008
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Donna Graham
22 Alma Street
Dundas, ON
L9H 2E1

Click Here to Register On-Line

Fax: 905.628.1268
E-mail: parade@dundascactusparade.com

All applications must be submitted by Friday July 15th, 2022

 

Please note the following:


Thursday, August 18th, 2022, the parade will leave the Dundas Driving
Park at 6:45 p.m. and travel through town, disbanding at the Market
Street Arena.

Please arrive at the park no later than 5:00 p.m.

To ensure the safety of ALL, free handouts, candy, etc. must be
HANDED OUT at the curbside
and not thrown from moving vehicles.
Please avoid people climbing in & out of a moving vehicle to distribute
items.

ALL horse entries are responsible for their "OWN CLEANUP
THROUGHOUT THE PARADE".

PLEASE NOTE: Entries must be aware of the need to clear the wires
along the route.


GROUPS are asked to keep the number of their participants to 50 or less for the safety
of all both at the Driving Park and at the end of the parade. Arrangements for pick up
after the parade must be clear to all participants and their parents prior to parade start and
each group must register the name & number of a contact person responsible for their
group. We strongly recommend car pooling as there is lots of parking available on the south side of Mill St.

Please advise any lost child to report to the emergency station at thecorner of Creighton Road/Market St.
Please prepare a large sign or banner with the name of your Business or Organization, so
that you can be identified to the thousands of people watching the parade.

JUDGING CATEGORIES

Overall Best Effort
Best Effort By Local Business
Most Original Entry
Best Effort in Children's Category
Overall Best Float
Best Theme

See last year's winners - click here


NOTE: The judging will again take place DURING the parade from Victoria and Cross Streets.
This will enable judges to get a better overview of each individual entry. Our theme for
this Annual Parade is “Prickly Passion - Celebrating 40 years of Cactus...”.

As in the past, paid entries do not qualify for judging.

To be included in the 2022 Parade complete the entry form and email it to parade@dundscatusparade.com or fax it to 905 628-1268 or mail it to 22 Alma St. Dundas L9H 2E1… no later than Friday July 15th, 2022.

During the first week of August, you will receive a second letter that will provide you with your
marshaling number and the rest of the parade information that you will need. Should there be COVID restrictions, the informtion will be sent at the same time and you will be responsible to communicate to all of your participants.

Thank you for your support in helping the Dundas Cactus Parade
continue to be a great success.

 

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