Parade Participation

Deadline: Jun 15, 2024 11:59 pm (GMT-05:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
Date: Jul 12, 2024 5:00 pm - Jul 13, 2024 10:00 pm (CDT)
Omaha, Nebraska

About the event

July 13th: The annual Heartland Pride Parade, Festival, and Show. July 12th: Annual Heartland Youth Pride Event (5PM)
Heartland Pride
Heartland Pride
Heartland Pride
Heartland Pride

About the application

Join us Saturday, July 13th, for the 2024 Heartland Pride Parade! The Parade will travel through the Capitol District, ending near the CHI Health Center, where the celebration continues throughout the afternoon and evening.

Terms & Conditions

For the safety of parade participants, spectators and the general public, and to ensure the parade is in line with the values of the Heartland Pride organization, parade participants MUST agree to the following terms & conditions:
  • Applications are subject to approval by the Heartland Pride Parade Committee. Heartland Pride reserves the right to reject any application it believes would be inappropriate given the nature of the event.
  • The parade coordinator will send out a line-up and further instructions at least one week prior to the parade. The parade will start promptly at 10:00am.
  • All registered groups/individuals must be in their designated line-up position by 9:45am on day of parade. We can not wait for your group to arrive if they are not already there when staging disburses.
  • Entrants are responsible for the set-up and cleanup of their vehicle before and after the parade.
  • All units agree to follow the direction(s) of the Heartland Pride Parade Coordinator, Heartland Pride Parade Security, and the Local Police Department at all times.
  • Heartland Pride is a family-friendly, inclusive celebration of community. No signs, banners, or groups promoting or showing profanity, sexual acts, or obscene material will be permitted.
  • All state and local ordinances regarding nudity will be strictly enforced. All costumes and other apparel worn during the parade (during line-up or the actual parade) must comply with the obscenity statutes of the State as well as the public decency ordinances of the City. No jock straps, G-strings, bras, or panties will be permitted to appear in the parade, also no “see-thru” clothing will be permitted. All decisions as to the propriety of attire to be worn in the parade will be made by the parade director.
  • The throwing of objects is NOT permitted under any circumstance. It is OK to hand out candy along the parade path but throwing of any and all objects is prohibited.
  • No use of Strobe Lights will be permitted.
  • No alcoholic beverages or drug use will be permitted. Consumption of alcoholic beverages or illicit illegal drugs during line-up or the actual parade is grounds for immediate expulsion from the event.
  • Animals are okay as long as they are non-aggressive, and you clean up after them. Heartland Pride accepts no liability in any problems caused by animals.
  • All entrants with a motorized vehicle must carry proof of insurance with them in the parade. All motor vehicles, including motorcycles, must abide by posted speed limits during the parade route. Operating vehicles in close proximity to spectators is dangerous and NOT permitted. Operators of automobiles must possess a valid driver license. Operators of motorcycles must possess a valid driver license with motorcycle endorsement.
  • It is the responsibility of any entrant to help immediately remove vehicle(s) that become disabled. If you are unsure about your own vehicle, please plan ahead for any towing needs you may have. Any fees associated with towing, repairing, and tickets issued by law enforcement agencies for abandoned vehicles will be the responsibility of the entrant. The Heartland Pride Parade is not responsible for any damages to any unit before, during or after the parade.
At no time, and for no circumstance, shall a unit stop in or along the parade route once the unit has stepped off, with exception to the direction of Heartland Pride Parade Staff or Local Police Officers or in the event of an emergency of any kind.


Parade Spot: For-Profit & Political Candidates $350 Non-refundable The parade fees help pay for security, promotion, and other parade related expenses.
Parade Spot: Nonprofits $125 Parade fees pay for security, promotion, and other parade related expenses.

Questions on the application

Business information

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

Additional information

  • Number of Participants
  • Secondary Parade Contact Name
  • Secondary Parade Contact Email
  • Secondary Parade Contact Phone
  • Are you joining another group in the parade? Or do you need to be before or after another entry?
  • Vehicle or Float Dimensions
  • Entry Details (select all that apply)
  • Parade Announcement
Parade Participation
Parade Participation
Heartland Pride 2024