2023 Harvest Festival Parade2023 Harvest Festival Parade
starts corner of 4th and Pine St. traveling west on 4th to Cypress St.,
turn left on Cypress go to 2nd Street,
turn left on 2nd Street go to Pine Street,
turn left on Pine Street and return to 4th Street.
Please communicate these rules to all the members of your parade entry:
Vehicles that must be registered in NC must show a current copy of their vehicle registration before entering the parade staging area.
Any parade vehicle driver must be at least 25 years of age and must show a copy of their current state-issued driver’s license in order to enter the parade staging area in a vehicle.
Any group that includes marchers, a truck and a trailer will be required to have marchers follow the trailer.
Any vehicle that does not require highway registration in NC must be approved by the Chamber of Commerce for participation in the parade at least 48 hours in advance of the parade.
Any golf cart in the parade must have a current registration with the State of North Carolina or a current permit from the Town of Wendell. Golf cart drivers must be at least 21 years old and possess a valid driver's license.
Candy CAN be tossed from floats; you MUST HAVE 2 adults walking along each side of the float. Floats without 2 adults will not be allowed to distribute candy.
Check in for all entries will be located at 4th and Pine St. (Park & Ride lot) at 9 a.m.
All float riders must stay on the float until the end of the parade route.
There must be a responsible adult on floats where children are present.
No squirt guns, water squirters or other similar item(s) are permitted. If found, they will be confiscated and not returned.
No vehicles will be allowed with loud mufflers or engines.
All participants must follow the instructions of designated parade officials.
The parade will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. and will last approximately 1 hour.
After check-in, vehicles in the parade must have a licensed driver with the vehicle keys always present.
It is the responsibility of parents/adults with children participating in the parade to make all necessary arrangements for pick up on 4th street where parade line up took place.
A fire extinguisher is required to be on every float for safety reasons.
No alcoholic beverages will be permitted on any parade entry at any time before or during the parade.
Know the parade route and listen to all parade officials and Wendell Police officers.
All music must be family oriented; you will be asked to turn off inappropriate music.
Thank you for participating in this year’s parade. Compliance with these guidelines will make it an enjoyable parade for everyone!
CONTACT: Roger Peterson at firstname.lastname@example.org or the chamber office at 919-365-6318