Parade Application

The Parade is Saturday, June 22 at 6:00 p.m. and will be televised.

An acceptance letter and further instructions will be mailed to you if your group is accepted as an official Dairy Days Parade Entry. If your ‘For Profit Entry’ is not accepted, your check will be returned to you.

  1. This is not a Parade Entry Form, but an Application to be entered in the parade. If your application is accepted you will be contacted as soon as possible, but no later than June 17th.
  2. The Dairy Days Parade Committee reserves the right to refuse any entry that is not in keeping with the standards and rules set forth by its Board of Directors. This includes entries not decorated, and/or entered for apparent advertising reasons only.
  3. There will be a $100 Entry Fee for ‘For Profit’ (Commercial) and Political Entries. (Defined as those affiliated with or advertising a local or national business and individuals or groups promoting a political agenda.) ‘For Profit’ Entries must be decorated. Those without decorations or past due amounts will not allowed to participate in the parade.
  4. NO CANDY or treats of any kind are to be tossed from any parade entry, if any entry is doing this, they will be pulled out of the parade! This is for the spectator’s safety, especially the kids. A person may carry candy or treats and walk the parade route handing (NOT throwing) these items to the spectators. “NO CANDY ZONE MUST BE OBSERVED”
  5. Car clubs will be limited to 10 vehicles.
  6. Children under the age of 10 need to be able to ride on the entry. No one under 10 walking, on bikes, cycles, or horses, due to the length of the parade and the safety of the kids.
  7. The noise level is not to exceed 95 decibels.
  8. Parade Theme this year: “Adventures in DairyLand.”
  9. LINE-UP: Meridian Speedway
  10. JUDGING will be during the parade. Location Dynamite Feed Store.
  11. Please note the addition of 2 more Parade categories to the Staging Information – Marching Band and Dance/Cheer
  12. PLEASE NOTE: the staging requirements on the second page of this application are to be completed with exact information. Please don’t estimate. i.e.: vehicle + trailer/float = ? feet, how many horse trailers, how many vehicles, etc., and correct Division information.

Mail to Meridian Dairy Days, PO Box 862, Meridian, ID 83680-0862, or email to
‘For Profit’ (Commercial) Entries and Political Entries make checks payable to: Meridian Dairy & Stock Shows.
For more information about the Dairy Days Parade contact us at:
208-615-3789 or
or check our website at

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Dairy Days Parade Entries

*Individual, non-business
Please enter the amount of space required at the staging area below (vehicles & floats, do not include walkers). This is the length we will use to mark the staging area, if your entry is larger than the above number you may be asked to cut back or leave.

No Entry will be allowed over 100' or more than 10 vehicles. Please be considerate of other entries, we have only a limited area.
Do you want your entry to be judged?