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Gig Harbor's 2nd Annual 4th of July Patriotic Kids Parade

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Gig Harbor High School

5101 Rosedale Street Northwest

Gig Harbor, WA 98335

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Join us for our 2nd Annual Patriotic Kids Parade. Children must be registered to participate in the parade.

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Important DETAILS PARENTS of participants SHOULD Know:

🎪Your children MUST be registered to attend and for your child to be entered as a contestant in the parade.

🆓This is a FREE event (donations of any kind always appreciated).

🇺🇸Please Dress your kids (and yourselves if you wish! ) in PATRIOTIC COLORS (red, white, blue) to honor the 4th of July!

🚴Bring THE KIDS & their bikes, scooters, wagons, trikes .....and moms and dads, grandparents, etc bring the strollers too! On foot is fine too--just be sure to be dressed or decorated in patriotic colors if you can!

🗽Help your kids decorate their bike, scooter, etc at home before the event or come to decorate with us before the event at the DECORATING STATION (we can use donated decor so bring what you have!). We will have patriotic colored streamers, paper plates, markers, crepe paper and more to help fancy up your kiddos for the parade! We have **LIMITED** supplies. Most parents will decorate with their kids at home and maybe top it off with some of our supplies. We ask for $1 donation per child to use supplies.

📷Parents can walk with their kids or STAND OR SIT ON THE SIDELINES so you can get amazing pictures, it's up to you!

⛑️Safe environment. We will close the parking lot about 30 minutes prior to the event starting to ensure safety. More details to come about when the lot will close. Kids operating scooters and bikes MUST bring and wear helmets. Not required in wagons.

🍬If you wish you may provide candy for Your CHILD to throw to the spectators.

🕶️ALL AGES are welcome to this kids parade.

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦INVITE your family, friends, neighbors so the kids have spectators. SHARE this event on your wall please. The more the better.

🍴Hot Diggity Dogs and KC Freeze Ice Cream Trucks will serve you during the whole event.

🇺🇸🎵Patriotic MUSIC

****CONTEST ALERT--->Grand Prize winner for the best-decorated child (details to come for how the contest will be conducted and what is up for grabs-MUST BE REGISTERED)

****CONTEST ALERT -----> If you ALSO mark going on this Facebook event you will be entered to win an amazing swag bag for your child valued at $100 (gift certificates, toys, books, etc)

TIMELINE FOR THE DAY

10-12 Check In, enjoy the booths, eat and play, activities, decorate if not already done. (must be checked in by 11:30 am.

12 pm start lining up for the parade

12:30 -Start parade They will do 2 laps.

1pm -End parade

We cannot wait to see all the adorable kiddos and celebrate the 4th of July with you.

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BUSINESSES AND VENDORS--WE NEED YOU!

SPONSORS- We need sponsors and partners. Any local biz can be a sponsor (many ways to sponsor the event, just ask us).

BUSINESSES-We will accept a very limited and specific amount of vendors to sell prepackaged foods (kettle corn, cotton candy, frozen lemonade, or anything non-food that is expected to be found at a 4th of July event ie glow necklaces, etc)

NONPROFITS-Apply and mention partnering to have fee waived.

Businesses and vendors APPLY HERE ➡️ http://bit.ly/4thofjulymackid

This is a great way to give back to your community. Macaroni Kid moms and dads truly remember businesses that help us host these events. Most of them know who our sponsors and advertisers and supporters are. Hope you will join us! We will promote your business when you support our efforts.

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5101 Rosedale Street Northwest

Gig Harbor, WA 98335

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