What is the theme of the 2015 parade?
“Rockin All Over the World”
What time does the parade begin?
Where does the parade start and end?
The parade travels from Metro Place turning north onto Frantz Road, east on Bridge Street, then continues south on High Street ending at Waterford Drive. The parade covers approximately one mile
How long does the parade last?
Approximately 1.5 hours
What time should I arrive at the parade?
It is recommended that guests arrive one hour before, at 10 a.m.
Should I bring anything?
Chairs, blankets, snacks, a camera, and some patriotic attitude!
How many units are in the parade?
Who are the people in the green and orange vests?
Volunteers who are trained to help keep the route safe and the parade moving
How do I volunteer for the parade?
Visit dublinohiousa.gov/independence-day-celebration and click on “Volunteer Application”
How do I apply to be in the parade?
Go to dublinohiousa.gov/independence-day-celebration and click on “2015 Independence Day Parade Application”
What is Entertainment Value?
Entertainment value is defined as “a well designed use of color, music, dance, costuming, floats and novelty/antique vehicles that generate excitement and attract and hold the attention of our guests for enjoyment/amusement”. Entertainment value is enhanced by developing and incorporating the parade theme into the Parade Unit. Parade Participants that do not or choose not to meet the theme or entertainment value standard may still enter as a parade partner or event/ parade sponsor if they so choose
How many people typically attend the parade?
The Dublin Independence Day parade typically attracts approximately 20,000 guests
Who can I call if I have any other questions?
Please call Events Administration at 614.410.4545. The office will be closed on the day of the parade