Christmas Parade

Saturday 9th December

This year the Bairnsdale Advertiser & Cranes hope the Christmas Parade is going to be bigger and better than ever!

This is an invitation to all community groups, local businesses and individuals to come and join in the festivities. All are welcome to enter a float into the parade with a touch of Christmas. They can be traditional floats, cars, bikes, dancing groups and bands.

This year’s theme for the parade is:

March of the Toys

Time to get planning and let your imagination run wild!

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A message from you to the awaiting crowd can be conveyed through our commentator. Please advise what you would like to convey in no more than 60 words and submit it no later than November 20, 2017.

65 Macleod Street (PO Box 465) Bairnsdale, 3875.

Each Christmas Parade participant will be allocated a numbered card which should be attached to the front left had corner of their float. This number will be matched to their sheet for the parade commentator to read out during the parade.


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Terms & Conditions

  • Please fill in the attached Application Form and submit to the Bairnsdale Advertiser & Cranesno later than November 20, 2017. Late applications will not be accepted.
  • All parade participants should gather on the oval at 754 Primary School (entry from Nicholson Street) from 9.00am to collect their float number and be available for a Safety Briefing at 10.30am. Larger floats may be allocated a specific time slot to enter to assist with traffic management but should still be available for the Safety Briefing. Please note that toilets are located nearby.
  • The parade will turn right into McCulloch Street, left into Main Street to Bailey Street, U-turn and continue along Main Street returning to the area behind the 754 Primary School via the same route. The parade will finish at approximately 12.00pm.
  • PLEASE NOTE: The Parade will begin at 11.00am sharp.
  • All participating floats must be suitably decorated for the parade.
  • The Bairnsdale Advertiser & Cranes has the right to refuse entrants without reason.
  • All participants must have their own current public liability insurance and submit a copy at time of entry. Applicants participate in the parade at their own risk. The Bairnsdale Advertiser & Cranes shall not be deemed responsible for any injury to participants or for any damage or loss to property owned by participants from any cause whatsoever.
  • Payment must be made at the time of entry.

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Please submit your application form & payment by November 20, 2017

BSB: 083-519 Account Number 51565 2016 Reference: XMASParade

OR drop in cheque//cash into the Bairnsdale Advertiser 65 Macleod Street (PO Box 465) Bairnsdale, 3875



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