With overwhelming public input and encouragement, the 2014 Eugene Celebration Parade will take place on August 23 at 11:00am, preceded by the Eugene Celebration Pet Parade at 10:30am. The Pet Parade, organized by Greenhill Humane Society, will 'hoof it' on a shortened version of the same route.
All are encouraged to sign up to participate or volunteer (and receive free tickets to the Eugene Celebration Concert--links below!), or come and watch!
- July 31, end of business: Initial parade entrant deadline--fees increase by 50% if application or payment is received after this date.
- August 12, end of business: Final parade entrant deadline. All applications and payments must be received by end of business.
- August 15: Parade staging information sent out via email to the primary contact on the application.
- August 20: Any required insurance documentation must be on file at the Celebration Parade office (see Proof of Insurance, in the Parade Entry Application)
- August 23: Parade day!
- 8:00 am: Parade Central opens at the South Eugene High School parking lot for staging and parade prep (Pet Parade Central will open later, and at a different location--TBA!)
- 10:30 am: Pet Parade Begins (shorter route)
- 11 am: Parade Begins
- 5:30 pm: $5 Eugene Celebration Tribute Concert at the Cuthbert Amphitheater begins, featuring Hell's Belles, Zepparella, and Foreverland. The Parade Award Ceremony will begin at 6:30 pm, between sets. All parade entries will receive two pairs (4 total) of tickets to this Awards Ceremony/Concert.
Parade Entry Application -- receive four free tickets to the Eugene Celebration Tribute Concert at the Cuthbert with each entry!
Parade Volunteer Application -- receive a free pair of tickets to the Eugene Celebration Tribute Concert at the Cuthbert for volunteering!
Information Coming Soon:
- Parade Award Information and Categories
- Route map
- Pet Parade information
Eugene Celebration Parade
1016 Willamette Street
Eugene, OR 97401