Applications are available at the Swiss Wine Festival and Switzerland County Tourism offices for entry into the 2012 Swiss Wine Festival Grand Festival Parade. The event takes place Sat., Aug. 25, 2012 beginning at 10:00am in downtown Vevay, IN.
Entry into the parade is $5.00 and should integrate this year’s festival theme—The Grape Get-Together. Fees should be paid at the time entry forms are submitted. Entry forms not having fees attached will not be considered until payment is received.
Categories of entries include bands, musical groups, floats, antique vehicles, other vehicles, equestrian, and more. Types of entries include walking or motorized.
The parade line-up is from 7:00-9:30am near the Switzerland County 4-H Fairgrounds at 507 Vineyard St.—located directly behind Besi, the old shoe factory building. Entries reporting to the parade headquarters after 9:30am will be placed to the rear of the parade.
Judging for trophies and awards will take place from 9:00-9:45am. Entries must be in line by 9:00am to be considered for prizes.
A complete list of rules and regulations is available with the parade entry form.
The Swiss Wine Festival office is located at 105 West Pike Street in Vevay. The Switzerland County Tourism Visitors Center is located at 128 East Main Street in Vevay.
For more information, contact Tammy Hayes at 812-584-5053 or Marylee Tolbert at 812-584-6902. Entries can be faxed to 812-427-3261 or mailed to: Parade, Swiss Wine Festival, P.O. Box 151, Vevay, IN 47043. For more information on the Swiss Wine Festival, log on to swisswinefestival.org or their Facebook fan page. For more information on lodging, businesses, and area attractions, log on to switzcotourism.com or Facebook fan page.
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