August 31
thru
September 2


PARADE
Sponsored by:

Weaver Popcorn
2018 Parade Winners:

Floats
1st Place: Popcorn Princesses
2nd Place: Little Harvesters
3rd Place: Midwest Central FFA
Vehicles
1st place: Michael Roat
2nd place: Woiwode Family
Walkers
1st place: Manito Community United Methodist Church
2nd place: Hackmann Dancers
3rd place: FCPDC Fright Night
Antique Vehicles
1st place: Don Palmer/Model T
2nd place: Larry Bernshausen
3rd place: Randy Maas
Horses:
1st place: Alex Riviere
2nd place: Stephanie Robertson and friends

2018 Parade Line Up


#1 Manito Police/Scott Montgomery……………………………….VEHICLE* Washington&Southmoor
#2 Hill/Palmer Post, American Legion……………………………..FLOAT *W. Southmoor
#3 Midwest Central Bus/Teachers………………………………….VEHICLE *W. Southmoor
#3A Rayeann & Dorothy: Festival Chairwomen…………………….VEHICLE *W. Southmoor
#4-13 Forman Fire Department………………………………………...VEHICLES *W. Southmoor
#14 Popcorn Princesses……………………………………………...VEHICLES * E. Southmoor
#15 Knights of Columbus……………………………………………..FLOAT *E. Southmoor
#16 Mason County 4-H Queen/Shelby Garman…………………...VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
#17 Little Dreamers……………………………………………………?? E. Southmoor
#18 Hackmann Dancers……………………………………………….WALKERS *E. Southmoor
#19 Midwest Central High School Band……………………………...BAND Washington St.
#20 Woiwode Family…………………………………………………..VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
#21 Bob Henry/1946 Hudson………………………………………….VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
#22 Randy Maas/1951 Hudson………………………………………..VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
#23 Villas of Holly Brook Assisted Living……………………………..FLOAT *E. Southmoor
#24 State Representative Norine Hammond………………………...VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
#25 Mason County Circuit Clerk Michael Roat……………………...VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
#26 Little Harvesters…………………………………………………….FLOAT *E. Southmoor
#27 Eliza Kerley&Larry Bernshausen………………………………...VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
#28 St. Paul’s Lutheran Church……………………………………….FLOAT *E. Southmoor
#29 Don Palmer/1923 Model T………………………………………...VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
#30 Midwest Central FFA……………………………………………….FLOAT *E. Southmoor
#31 Midwest Central Middle School Band…………………………….BAND Washington St.
#32-41 Mason County Democrats………………………………………..VEHICLES *E. Southmoor
#42 Forman Ambulance………………………………………………...VEHICLE *circle drive/HS
#43 Big R of Pekin……………………………………………………….VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
#44 Tazewell County 4-H Queen/Kelsey Urish………………………..VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
#45 Havana High School Band………………………………………….BAND Washington St.
#46 Manito Community United Methodist Church……………VEHICLE/WALK *E. Southmoor
#47 Pet Supply Plus……………………………………………………….?? *E. Southmoor
#48 Rodriguez for Congress……………………………………………...WALKER *E. Southmoor
#49 Friends of John Curtis………………………………………………..VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
#50 Rodger Meeker/2003 Corvette……………………………………...VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
#51 FCPDC Fright Night…………………………………………………..VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
#52 Sunrise Ag/Blain Messman…………………………………………..TRACTOR *circle drive/HS
#53 CAB Enterprises, Inc………………………………………………….VEHICLE *circle drive/HS
#54 B.E.B. Excavating, Inc………………………………………………..VEHICLE *circle drive/HS
#54A ***open spot
#54B ***open spot
#55 Casey’s General Store………………………………………………..FLOAT *E. Southmoor
#56 Pet’s Without Parents………………………………………………....FLOAT *E. Southmoor
#57 Sam Whitaker………………………………………………………….TRACTOR *circle drive/HS
#58 Levi Harp……………………………………………………………….TRACTOR *circle drive/HS
#59 Mason District Hospital………………………………………………..VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
#60 Backwoods Tree Service……………………………………………...VEHICLE *circle drive/HS
#61 Forman/Midwest Central Retired Teachers………………………….FLOAT Washington St
#62 Stephanie Roberts and friends/Horses……………………………….HORSES grassy area/HS
The following entries will enter from S. Washington St. in front of Midwest Central High
School: #19, #31, #45
The following entries will enter from the east side of Southmoor St. (east of the intersection
of S. Washington and Southmoor): #14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29,
30, 32-41, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 55, 56, 59
The following entries will enter from the west side of Southmoor St. (west of the intersection
of S. Washington and Southmoor) : #1, 2, 4-13, 61
The following entries will enter from the circle drive in the front of Midwest Central High
School: #3, 3A, 42, 52, 53, 54, 57, 58, 60
Horses (#62) will be located in the grassy area in front of Midwest Central High School.
**Please be at your location by 9:30 a.m. The parade coordinators will be on site at 8:00
a.m. **
PARADE ROUTE: The parade will begin at 815 S. Washington St. It will travel north on
Washington. The judges’ stand and announcer will be located across from Veterans Park on
the west side of the street at the Methodist Church. The parade will continue north on
Washington St., turn left (west) on State St. and then right (north) on Broadway St. (downtown
Manito). The parade will end at the intersection of Broadway and Market St.
Entries will have 3 options to exit the route: 1. Turn left on Market St., 2. Turn right on Market
St., 3. Continue straight ahead on N. Broadway (near Bert’s Hot Stuff and Egypt Station).
PRIZES: The following categories will be judged--FLOATS, WALKERS, ANTIQUE VEHICLES,
OTHER VEHICLES, HORSES. Winners will be posted online as well as at the main Popcorn
Booth (under the pavilion). Prize money will be available for pick up at that booth from noon on
Saturday until 3 pm on Sunday. Each entry will be judged on THEME, CONSTRUCTION,
OVERALL APPEAL.
If you have any additional questions, please contact Patia (pronounced: Paysha) Picken at
309-545-3153 or email picken.patia@gmail.com .
PARADE APPLICATION

Please print, fill out, and send to the address on the application.

Thank you!
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