Be a part the celebration of the East Valley Veterans Parade!

We’re looking for marching bands, military groups, floats, dance teams, cheer squads, classic cars, civic clubs and anyone who wants to honor our Veterans. The first year as a participant that you experience the enthusiasm of the crowd, the camaraderie of fellow participants, and patriotic goosebumps, you will want to participate for many years to come.

Deadline to file: Midnight, Wednesday, October 21, 2020

2020 Parade Application

Thank you for applying as an entrant to the 15th East Valley Veterans Parade on Veterans Day

November 11, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.

The theme for 2020 is Celebrating Lives of Service

Clicking “SUBMIT” below acknowledges that all participants of your entry agree to abide by the Guidelines of the East Valley Veterans Parade. Please take a moment to read the RULES & REGULATIONS.

You understand your application does not guarantee acceptance into the East Valley Veterans Parade. You will receive a notification of your entry status by email. If you do not have a valid email address you will receive notification by phone or USPS. If you have any questions, click here to email us.

All entrants are responsible for knowing the rules and regulations for the parade. The completion of this application and the electronic signature is verification that you the entrant understand the requirements for entry into the East Valley Veterans Parade.

The date your email is received is the date of the application. Applications must be received by the East Valley Veterans Parade Association by October 21 to be eligible for this parade.

Organization name (Mandatory Entry):

Entry Category (check all that apply):

Boy ScoutsCommercialEquestrian or AnimalGirl ScoutsHonor GuardMilitary OrganizationMusicalNon ProfitFamilyYouth (other than Boy Scouts or Girl scouts)

Have you entered this parade before?
(Mandatory Entry)YesNo

What Year?

Full Name of the Primary Contact:
(Mandatory Entry)

Address include City State & Zip:
(Mandatory Entry)

Cell Phone:
(Recommended Entry)

Additional Phone:

Your E-Mail or a contact email:
(Mandatory Entry)

List an alternate that can make decisions and we can contact for information.

Alternate Contact:

Alternate Address include City State & Zip:

Alternate Preferred Phone:

Alternate Secondary Phone:

Alternate E-Mail:

For non-band entries - will your entry have music? (Mandatory Entry) YesNo

Indicate the type of parade vehicle. Check all that apply, and indicate multiple vehicles.
NoneMotorcycleCarPickupLarge truckMilitary VehicleBusOther

How many vehicles will you have in the parade? (Mandatory Entry):

Do you have a float or trailer? (Mandatory Entry): YesNo

How many people are riding on the float/trailer? (Mandatory Entry):


What is the approximate length of your entry, in feet? Include vehicle, float and marchers and animals (if any) (Mandatory Entry):

How many marchers? (Mandatory Entry):

Will you have animals in your entry? (Mandatory Entry) YesNo

How many? (Mandatory Entry):

What type of animals you will have in your entry?

Please note that entries with animals must provide waste pick-up that follows the animals at the Staging Area, Parade Route and De-Staging Area.

Tell us about your entry, providing information that the announcer may use to describe the entry to parade spectators. Suggestions: Purpose/history of your group; how your entry/organization honors/supports Veterans; interesting facts or notable folks related to your entry, etc. (Mandatory Entry)

By completing this application and clicking SUBMIT, I, agree to abide by the terms of this application and to observe the Rules, Regulations and Safety Requirements of the 2020 Parade. I understand and appreciate that participation in the Parade carries with it certain inherent risks, hazards and dangers that cannot be eliminated regardless of the care taken to avoid injuries. I further understand that I, or others, can be seriously injured or killed, and that property can be damaged or destroyed, while participating in the Parade.

In consideration of the East Valley Veterans Parade Association (“Association”) accepting me as a participant to take part in one or more functions of the parade, I agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Association and the City of Mesa, together with their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, volunteers, from and against any and all claims, actions, suits, demands, proceedings, costs, expenses, damages, lost profits and liabilities, including attorney’s fees, for injuries or damages (including disability or death) incurred in whole or in part as a result of or in connection with my participation in the Parade and to reimburse them for any such items or expenses as they are incurred.

If this agreement is executed by a party other than an individual acting on his or her own behalf, the undersigned person certifies that said execution is authorized by the corporation or other entity/participants designated. By completing this application and clicking SUBMIT, I agree to the terms and conditions of this document.

After you click “SUBMIT” make sure that you see the message: “YOUR APPLICATION WAS SENT SUCCESSFULLY. THANKS.” If you do not see this message, your application has errors that must be corrected before you can re-submit it.

After you click “SUBMIT” make sure that you see the  message: “YOUR APPLICATION WAS SENT SUCCESSFULLY.  THANKS.” If you do not see this message, your application has errors that must be corrected before you can re-submit it.