Parade Information, Rules & Conditions

Join Colorado City and Hildale City for the 4th of July Parade!
Saturday, July 4th, 2020 10:00 AM Utah Time

3 Winners Awarded!!!

The decision is made off of creativity, access to funds, organization, effort into the float, crowds reaction, presentation, costumes, uniformity, uniqueness, theme, how well the float is portrayed, workmanship, etc.

  • All entries must to be lined up by 9:00 am on Field Ave between Central Street and Lauritzen Street in Hildale, UT. The parade will begin at Central Street and Field Ave in Hildale, UT and end at Edson Ave in Colorado City, Az. The first float will enter Central Street at 10:00 am July 4th, 2020. Disembark at the post office parking lot
  • Participants may include any pageant winner, political official, manufacturers, retailers, performing groups, sports teams, cheer or tumbling groups etc.
  • Distance between units shall not be less than 100 or more than 300 feet.
  • In the interest of public safety, candy, fliers, frisbees or any other items handed out along the parade route are not to be handed or thrown from vehicles or floats. All items distributed shall be outside of the farthest outside travel lane (Typically outside the white fog line.) Candy and/or any other item should be handed out by walkers alongside your entry rather than thrown. We do not want children running out into the street to get candy. Violating this requirement may result in removal from the parade and denial of future applications
  • All motorized vehicle operators must be able to show a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.
  • If your performing group (dance, band, cheerleading, school groups and clubs) has a routine to perform, please make sure it is designed to permit constant forward movement of the parade. No stopping or holding up traffic will be permitted.
  • Any animal or group of animals shall be required to have a clean-up crew immediately following the animal or group of animals.
  • No unauthorized entry will be allowed on the parade route.
  • Parade officials walking along the parade route will assist entries to maintain proper spacing. Entries are required to follow directions given by these officials. Entries that fail to follow this rule may be removed from the parade.
  • No motorcycles, three wheelers, four wheelers, bicycles, skateboards, roller skates or inline skates are permitted unless requested on application and approved by the parade committee. No train horns allowed as they spook the animals.
  • As a condition of participation, participants agree that Short Creek Festivities does not assume responsibility for any injury or harm and agrees to indemnify Short Creek Festivities, its officers, volunteers and agents from any and all claims, liabilities, damages and losses arising, directly or indirectly, out of Participant’s involvement in the parade.