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2024 Manitou Days Grande Parade

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Deadline: Jun 07, 2024 11:00 pm (GMT-05:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
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Date: Jun 13, 2024 9:00 am - Jul 04, 2024 11:00 pm (CDT)
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$80-215

About the event

Manitou Days is a three-week summer festival showcasing the great lakeside community of White Bear Lake. For 50+ years this annual summer ritual has been a favorite of locals and visitors. The fun kicks-off with Marketfest and ends on the Fourth of July with a spectacular fireworks display to music over the lake. Festival highlights include the Grande Parade, the Beach Dance, the Boat Show, the Community Garage Sale, and more. Build a sand castle. Enter a fishing contest. Shop Downtown White Bear Lake. Do yoga on the beach. Hunt for a medallion. Dance under the stars. Watch fireworks on the beach. With 60+ events, this is something for everyone!
Manitou Days
Manitou Days
Manitou Days
Manitou Days

About the application

Register today to join us at the 2024 Manitou Days Grande Parade, Friday, June 14th in Downtown White Bear Lake. 

 

Groups are required to pay a fee to participate in the Manitou Days Grande Parade.  Fees are based on classification (i.e. non-profit and regular entry) and the date applications and payments are submitted and received.  The parade fee covers one entry and one support vehicle.  Additional vehicles are allowed for an additional cost of $100 each.  Parade application fees are non-refundable and must be paid for with a credit card.  White Bear Events does not accept trades of goods or services in exchange for the parade fee. Limited non-profit spaces are available, therefore, only local churches, organizations and youth orientated groups are eligible for this fee.  POLTICAL ENTRIES DO NOT QUALIFY for the non-profit rate.  All applications are subject to approval.  Registration Deadline is May 24, 2024. 

 

Terms & Conditions

Parade Participant Rules

Our expectation is to produce a safe and fun event for everyone, paying participants and spectators alike.  Therefore, we have established the following parade rules.   By submitting the parade application, you are acknowledging that you have read, you understand, and you agree to all participation rules. And that you will be responsible and committed to sharing all parade information with everyone in your group. 

 

1. There will be no smoking or alcohol allowed on or within floats, parade vehicles or walking units.  This includes when groups are in the line-up area as well as traveling throughout the parade.

 

2. Fire or open flame on any unit is prohibited. And we strongly suggest that all decorative materials be fire resistant and encourage safety ropes or rails if passengers are aboard floats or open truck beds.

 

3. All drivers must possess a valid driver’s license.  Drivers must have 180-degree forward vision.

 

4. Line-up space is shared with road with residential traffic.  Instruct and monitor that everyone stays off the roadway. 

 

5. Vehicle horns or sirens must not be sounded.  They prevent musical groups from being heard.

 

6. For safety reasons, no participant may throw any item from a float or other unit in the Manitou Days Grande Parade.  Items include but are not limited to: CANDY, beach balls, water propelled from squirt guns, frisbees, etc.  If you wish to distribute items to parade spectators, distribution must be made by persons handing out items while walking along the parade route as part of an officially registered entry.  Please note that stickers, water guns and water balloons are NOT allowed. In the interest of public health, additional rules and guidelines may be put into place that promote safe distribution of hand outs and social distancing.  This information will be shared with registered participants prior to the parade.

 

7. The Manitou Days Grande Parade Committee and White Bear Events reserves the right to bar and/or remove from the parade at any time, any entrant not conforming to the rules and regulations of the parade or refusing to follow the instructions of the White Bear Lake Police or parade officials.

 

IDEMNITY AGREEMENT for the 2024 Manitou Days Grande Parade

The Manitou Days Parade Committee, White Bear Events and City of White Bear Lake,  collectively and individually disclaim any responsibility for accidents that may occur on June 14th in the staging area, while the parade is being lined up, in the parade line of march and at West Park. By submitting the application, all parties in your group waive and release any claim against the Manitou Days Parade Committee, White Bear Events and City of White Bear Lake and any of their officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents volunteers or sponsors, for any personal injury, property damage or other damage sustained, whether or not caused in whole or in part by the negligence of such officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents and volunteers, which occurs during or as a result of participation in the Manitou Days Grand Parade on Friday, June 14, 2024.

Prices

Parade Entry - Regular (by 4/30/24) $170 Parade Entry - Regular (by 4/30/24)
Parade Entry - Non Profit (by 4/30/24) $90 Parade Entry - Non Profit (by 4/30/24)
Parade Entry - Regular (by 5/24/24) $195 Parade Entry - Regular (by 5/24/24)
Parade Entry - Nonprofit (by 5/24/24) $100 Parade Entry - Nonprofit (by 5/24/24)
Parade Entry - Regular (by 6/7/24) $215 Parade Entry - Regular (by 6/7/24)
Parade Entry - Nonprofit (by 6/7/24) $115 Parade Entry - Nonprofit (by 6/7/24)
Extra Vehicle $100

Questions on the application

User information

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Email
  • Gender
  • Birthday
  • Address

Business information

  • Business name
  • Legal business name
  • Contact name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Website (Optional)
  • Logo (Optional)

Additional information

  • Number of Entries Requested
  • Entry Type
  • Classification
  • Name of Parade Entry
  • Description of parade unit including vehicle type
  • Participants are given 30 feet for line up. If available. how much extra space do you need?
  • Parade Commentary for Emcee
  • Parade Entry Fee Payment
  • I have read and agree with the Parade Participant Rules.
2024 Manitou Days Grande Parade
2024 Manitou Days Grande Parade
2024 Manitou Days