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Please fill out the form below to reserve your spot in the City of Alameda 4th of July Parade. NOTE: Any entry submitted after noon on June 9th will not be judged.




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Parade Rules

Line-up begins at 8 AM. The parade starts at 10 AM. Line-up area is a QUIET ZONE. Testing of sound equipment at a LOW volume ONLY!

Entries are judged in motion on Park St. between Central Ave. and Encinal Ave.

Equestrian prejudging begins at 8am on Park Street, between Lincoln & Buena Vista.

Entrants must maintain control of participants, vehicles, and animals at all times.

Participants under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

All entries must remain in their original line-up order throughout the parade.

Entries with sound must indicate so in the Sound section of the Entry Form.

For safety reasons, NO THROWING OF CANDY OR OTHER OBJECTS from the floats or entries. Failure to comply will result in ejection from the parade.

Distribution of food, candy, merchandise, literature, etc. must be approved by the parade Committee prior to acceptance of entry.

NO drinking of alcoholic beverages or possession of alcoholic containers by participants during the parade. Those failing to comply will be subject to arrest.

The Parade Committee accepts no responsibility for false statements made by applicants. All entries must be approved by the Parade Committee. Any deviation from the rules and guidelines must be approved by the Parade Committee prior to acceptance of the parade entry.

All entries are subject to review and approval by the Parade Committee. The Committee reserves the right to deny, limit, or condition entries, consistent with applicable law.


In submitting this application, I agree to accept the decision of the duly appointed judges, and to abide by all the rules and regulations of this event. I further agree to release the Mayor's 4th of July Parade Committee or any of its members, the City of Alameda, its employees and all volunteer workers from any responsibility for loss, damage to, injury to person or property from my/our participation in this event.