Grand Old Day Parade
Sunday, June 3, 2018
(parade line-up begins at 8:30 a.m. at Dale St. )
2018 Grand Old Day Parade Application
(GABA Members: please complete the GABA Member Parade form - which is found in the 'GABA Members Only' section of the website.)
Each year Grand Old Day draws nearly 250,000 people from the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area, regionally and from neighboring states. The event is held along Grand Avenue, Saint Paul’s premier shopping, dining, entertainment district.
The Grand Old Day Parade is held each year to entertain both children and adults alike. The parade is a wonderful opportunity for your business or organization to show support for communities like Grand Avenue and meet your audience face-to-face.
Grand Old Day has long been known as the kick-off to summer. A panel of judges will evaluate and award the best parade unit in the Grand Old Day Parade the "Best In Show" trophy. Judging criteria will include: appearance (style & presentation), originality, participation, and audience response. The 2017 Grand Old Day Prade "Best In Show" winner will be announced following the completion of the event via Instagram and Facebook.
There will be a non-refundable application fee of $150 for applications received after Friday April 7, 2017 and a $250 non-refundable application fee for application received after Friday May 5, 2017.
Upon completion of the online application, submit the appropriate payment to: GABA, 752 Grand Avenue, Suite 1, St. Paul, MN 55105. Your application will not be processed for acceptance until payment is received (check only).
In addition, you must upload your Certificate of Insurance on the application form or by sending it to GABA, 752 Grand Avenue, Suite 1, St. Paul, MN 55105 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Your insurance certificate must name Grand Avenue Business Association as an additional insured. Amount must be no less that $1,000,000 per incidence.
Once your application has been accepted, your payment will be deposited. This will be the first confirmaton of acceptance. Make sure to save or print a copy of all information for yourself.
We are looking forward to another exciting and fun-filled Grand Old Day this year! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 651-699-0029 or email@example.com.