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Participate in Henderson's annual Heritage Parade in April

Posted: 9:59 AM, Jan 31, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-31 18:02:14Z

Celebrate Henderson’s history by entering the annual Heritage Parade to be held on Saturday, April 21, at 10 a.m. in the Water Street District. The application fee is $50 per entry and $25 per nonprofit applicant.

School groups, community organizations, businesses, and individuals are encouraged to participate in the parade. Entries must reflect this year’s theme, “Henderson Rocks,” for a chance to win prizes.

All entries will be judged on incorporation of theme, creativity and overall appeal. The top three floats receive cash prizes. First place will be awarded $1,000, second place will receive $750, and third place will be presented with $500. All prize money is courtesy of several generous community partners.

Applications are available online . Entrants must submit parade forms to the City of Henderson by Tuesday, March 27. 

The procession is part of the city’s Heritage Parade & Festival, the event that recognizes the official incorporation of Henderson as a city, which took place on April 16, 1953. The celebration kicks off with the traditional mayor and council breakfast and features a food and music festival and family-friendly festivities.