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PRIDE parade applications now being accepted

Posted: 11:51 PM, May 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-07 00:51:53-04

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Organizers for this year’s PRIDE Corpus Christi Parade are now taking applications for participants.

The third annual PRIDE Corpus Christi Parade is scheduled for Saturday, June 8, 2019, from 3 – 4 p.m. is encouraging individuals, families, groups, businesses, non-profit and service organizations, school affiliated groups, governmental entities, and others to sign up now to guarantee a space in the parade.

The parade route will be approximately one mile long from Shoreline Boulevard and Mann Street south along Shoreline Boulevard ending at Water’s Edge Park. Nueces County Judge Barbara Canales is the Parade Grand Marshal.

Entry fees for the parade are:

Commercial Business $150.00
Non-Profit Organization $ 75.00
Governmental Entity $ 50.00
Active Duty Military or Veterans’ Organization No Charge
School Affiliated Group No Charge
Miscellaneous Group $ 25.00
Private Individual $ 10.00

The parade encourages floats, vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles, scooters or other wheeled units, marching groups, as well as individual walkers. There is no charge for veterans/military groups or school-affiliated groups.

Float:  A float is a decorated and/or illuminated exhibit (Lighting Only Required for Night Parade) or scene mounted on a mobile platform or trailer and pulled or driven in the parade.

 Marching Bands:  A group in which instrumental musicians perform marching down the parade route.

 Miscellaneous:  Any unit other than bands or floats that may consist of marchers, drill teams, athletic groups, horse units, motor clubs, etc.  Motorcycle clubs are restricted to a maximum of twenty (20) motorcycles per club.  Car Clubs are restricted to a maximum of ten (10) cars per club.

 Anyone that chooses to walk the parade route must be at least 16 years of age.  Marchers under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian, school sponsor, or organizational chaperone.  For the safety of parade participants and observers, the Mosaic Project of South Texas Inc. prohibits throws in the parade and recommends items be handed out along the parade route. PRIDE Week is being organized by the Mosaic Project of South Texas, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. For more information on PRIDE Week 2019,  go to pridecorpuschristi.com .