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Parade Information

We would like to invite you to participate in the 2024, 92nd Annual Lindsay Orange Blossom Festival Parade. Our theme this year is "Citrus Crossroads." This theme celebrates the connection between oranges and sister cities to represent the idea that oranges serve as a common ground, bringing together different cultures and communities. There is no entry fee to participate in the parade so gather your friends, church group, family, school club, or organization and join us! Help us to continue the City of Lindsay's legacy of delicious, world famous oranges!

Download an application below. Return the application, along with a short description of your entry, which will be read by the announcer as you pass by the judging table. Feel free to be creative in your narrative. The deadline for the application and announcer's sheet is March 29, 2024.

We hope that you choose to participate so we can make this the best parade yet! If you have any questions please contact Megan Hernandez (559) 853-8716 or email obfparade@gmail.com.

Past OBF Grand Marshals

2024 - Ono City Mayor and Delegation

2023 - Gary Meling

2022 - Diane Mendivil

2021 - No Parade 

2020 - Adriana Nave

2019 - Barbara Tienken

2018 - Tom Spurlock

2017 - Lindsay Kiwanis Club

2016 - Sallie MacDonald

2015 - Socorro Reynoso

2014 - LHS Varsity Girls Basketball Team

2013 - Ono City Mayor Tsutomu Horai

2012 - Kathryn Hall

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Parade FAQ's:

1.  When is the parade application due?

 Friday, March 29, 2024

2.  How much does it cost to enter the parade?

 It is FREE to enter!

3.  What is the parade route?

The parade starts at Honolulu and Elmwood Ave. It ends at the Lindsay City Park.

4. What time is the check-in?

 You may check in between 7:00am and 9:00am.  If you are part of a group or school, please check with your leader for your check-in time.  

5.  When will I know what number I am in the parade?

 You will be notified via email (to the email address provided in the application) on Wednesday, April 10th 2024.

6.  Where does my child meet his/her group?

 You need to contact your child's group leader for that information.

7.  Where do I pick up my child after the parade?

 You need to contact your child's group leader for that information.  

8.  When and where are the parade winners announced?

 The parade winners are announced at approximately 11:45am on the main stage at the Lindsay City Park.  

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