Area entries for Vevay’s inaugural Christmas parade are being sought. The event will be held Sat., Dec. 1 beginning at 3:00pm. The deadline to apply is Fri., Nov. 16, 2012.
Parade line-up is at 2:00pm at the Switzerland County Fairgrounds. Floats, decorated vehicles, horses, walking entries, marching bands, and others are encouraged to participate. All entries must be at least 50% decorated for Christmas, family-oriented and in good taste. Santa Claus will be the featured guest so participants should refrain from using a live character.
No entry fee is required, but entries must be pre-registered. Entry forms with a complete set of rules are available in Vevay at the Switzerland County Visitors Center, located at 128 West Main Street, and Meredith Bookkeeping and Tax Service, located at 311 East Main Street. Participants may call Meredith’s at 812-427-9577 to have entry forms mailed, faxed, or e-mailed direct. Submission of a completed entry form does not guarantee acceptance of unit(s) into the parade.
Parade volunteers are also needed for various facets of the event including walking characters and more.
The parade route will be Vineyard St. to Main St.; left on Main St to Ferry St.; and right on Ferry Street to Paul Ogle Riverfront Park.
The town of Vevay and the Vevay Christmas Parade organizers and volunteers will not be held responsible for any accidents or injuries that may occur before the parade begins, during, or after the close of the event.
For more information on the parade or to volunteer, contact Kathy Meredith at 812-427-9577 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information on lodging, local businesses, and events in Switzerland County can be found on the Switzerland County Tourism website at switzcotourism.com or by telephoning the Visitors Center at 812-427-3237. Join the Switzerland County Tourism-Vevay, IN, Facebook page for up-to-the minute information on county events and more.
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