Parade entrants compete for prizes. They are judged by seven individuals with varying backgrounds and expertise – arts, music, education, business, religion, etc. Entries are judged on their adherence to the theme, showmanship, adherence to the rules and safety, craftsmanship, etc. The top 3 finishers in each category receive prizes as well as the overall top recipient.

Entrant Categories:

  • Families
  • Businesses
  • Organizations
  • Schools
  • Bands
  • Drill Teams
  • Media
  • Trades

Special Awards:

  • Grand Prize
    top vote getter
  • Chairman’s Choice
    selected by the Parade Co-Chairs
  • Mike Murphy Showmanship Award
    exemplifies the spirit of the Parade
  • Harvester’s Fan Favorite
    determined by online giving to Harvesters during the Parade