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The Grande Sesquicentennial Parade – Celebrating Longview: Our Past, Present & Future

April 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Parade Route
  • The 2020 Sesquicentennial Parade will begin at the corner of Green and Whaley St. in Downtown Longview!
  • the parade will travel west to Horaney, south to Methvin, then proceed east to 3rd St.
  • The parade staging area will be along Whaley from Green East to Fourth.
  • All units will re-enter the staging area at Methvin and Third St. before disbanding
  • Judging criteria includes compliance to regulations, relevance to the parade theme, originality, use of lights, design and color, and overall entertainment quality
  • Floats will be judged as you pass the reviewing stand by award sponsors.
  • $250 awards and trophies will be given for the following categories:
    • Mayor’s Award (best overall float)
    • Grand Marshall’s Award (most representative of community spirit)
    • American Award (most patriotic)
    • Showmanship Award (best unique theme development / most beautiful float)
    • Heritage Award (best scenes of yesteryear)
    • Innovator Award (most outstanding use of imagination, innovation, and technology)


April 17, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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