Welcome to the Palmyra Grand Parade Line Up page.
Below you will find lots of important information to make your experience in our parade a smooth and enjoyable one.
DATE: Saturday September 15th, 2018
TIME: Line up is at 3PM do your best to get here as close to this time as possible to avoid chaos. We will be visiting every group in the lineup at 3:30pm to give you your Canal Town Day ribbons, please display these as you walk through the village in our parade. We will kick off the parade at 4PM sharp!
VOLUNTEERS: There will be lots of people to help guide you/answer your questions/show you were you should be. Look for our volunteers wearing florescent colored shirts with clipboards, they have a list of the parade line up. Please remember they are volunteers!
PARADE ENTRANCE: There is only ONE parade entrance!
EVERYONE in the parade should enter through the Wayne County Fair Grounds WEST FOSTER STREET entrance. We will NOT be able to use Stafford Street (or Jackson St.) to access the parade line up unless you are on foot. Again NO VEHICLES/FLOATS will be allowed to enter Stafford St unless it's through the Fairgrounds West Foster Street entrance. Law Enforcement at those corners will direct you to the High School on Hyde Parkway to turn around and come back to the Fairgrounds West Foster Street entrance.
PARADE LINE UP: Upon entering the Fairgrounds West Foster Street entrance, proceed to the center of the track to park in free parking. After parking, walk to the west end of the fairgrounds to find your posted spot in the parade line up. People who are "dropping off" parade participants must park in free parking, and walk to posted spot in parade line up. They may then return to their vehicle to leave, they can walk to festival area on Main Street or there is a shuttle bus (in front of floral hall at the fairgrounds) to take people from the free parking lot to the Main Street festival area.
PARADE TRAFFIC ONLY: Only those vehicles/floats participating in the actual parade will be allowed in the area of parade line up and should follow the directions below.
Line Up Spots #1 - #33 - Enter through the Fairgrounds West Foster Street Entrance and take a left on the dirt road before the track and proceed to your posted spot in line up.
Line Up Spots #34 - #50 - Enter through the Fairgrounds West Foster Street Entrance and take a right onto the track and proceed to your posted spot in line up.
PLEASE do not block neighbors driveways and try to pull over to the side so that other participants can safely and easily go by or around your group to get to their posted spot in line up.
PARADE ROUTE: The parade is approximately one and one half mile that starts at the corner of Stafford/Jackson, continues North on Stafford, turns right headed East on Main Street and continues to Mill Street where you will disperse on your own. As you pass by our reviewing stand take a few moments to play/perform for our amazing crowds! We hope you will walk back up to visit our awesome Canal Town Days Festival and local businesses and enjoy the Post Parade Entertainment.
PARADE LINE UP ORDER: Keep checking our website for updates on the parade line up order. Line Up Order and Maps are available to help you navigate.
Thanks so much and we look forward to our 51st Annual Palmyra Canal Town Days Grand Parade!