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PARADE LINE-UP

  • 2019 Manito Popcorn Festival Parade Line-up and Information 
  • **Revised 8/29/19 @ 7 p.m.

  • #1 Welcome Banner.........................................................WALKERS*Washington&Southmoor
    #2A Manito Police/Scott Montgomery………………………VEHICLE*Washington&Southmoor
    #2B Forest City Police......................................................VEHICLE*Washington&Southmoor
    #3 Hill/Palmer Post, American Legion……………………….FLOAT*W. Southmoor
    #4 Rayeann & Dorothy: Festival Chairwomen……………...VEHICLE*W. Southmoor
    #5-10 Forman Fire Department…………………………………..VEHICLES*W. Southmoor
    #11 Popcorn Princesses…………………………………………….......VEHICLES *E. Southmoor
    #12 Mason County 4-H Queen………………………………………..VEHICLE*E. Southmoor
    #13 Tazewell County 4-H Queen.......................…………………VEHICLE*E. Southmoor
    #14 Little Dreamers……………………………………………………......FLOAT* E. Southmoor
    #15 Hackmann Dancers……………………………………………….....WALKERS*E. Southmoor
    #16 Midwest Central High School Band…………………………….BAND Washington St.
    #17 Woiwode Family…………………………………………………........VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
    #18 Randy Maas/1951 Hudson…………………………………….......VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
    #19 State Representative Norine Hammond……......................VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
    #20 Little Harvesters..............................……………………………..?? *E. Southmoor
    #21 Larry Bernshausen................................………………………...VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
    #22 Richard Roskamp.....................................……………………...VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
    #23 Midwest Central FFA…………………………………………………….FLOAT *E. Southmoor
    #24 Midwest Central Junior High Band………………………………...BAND *Washington St.
    #25-34 Mason County Democrats……………………………………….....VEHICLES *E. Southmoor
    #35  Forman Ambulance………………………………………...................VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
    #36  Manito Methodist Church………………………………………………..WALKERS *E. Southmoor
    #37  Havana High School Band……………………………......................BAND Washington St.
    #38 Specialty Tractor Works..........………………………………………..VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
    #39 Choices of Value………………………………………………................WALKERS *E. Southmoor
    #40 Mason County Farm Bureau……………………………………………FLOAT  *E. Southmoor
    #41 B.E.B. Excavating, Inc. ……………………….................................VEHICLE  *circle drive/HS
    #42 Pekin Motorcycle Club………………………………………….............VEHICLES *E. Southmoor
    #43-44 TumbleBus................................................................……………VEHICLE *E. Southmoor
    #45 Manito Hardware………………………………………………………......VEHICLE   *E. Southmoor
    #46 Blood Moon Manor Haunt Attraction.......................................VEHICLE*E. Southmoor
    #47 -56 Ag of the Past............………………………………………………...VEHICLES *circle drive/HS
    #57.  Mason County Circuit Clerk, Michael Roat............................VEHICLE*E. Southmoor
    #58 Mason District Hospital.............................................VEHICLE/WALKERS*E.Southmoor
    #59  Hope, Health, Wellness (Mason City)....................................VEHICLE*E. Southmoor
    #60  Ty Bennett...............................................................................VEHICLE*E.Southmoor
    #61  Casey’s General Store..............................................................VEHICLE*E.Southmoor
    #62  Midwest Central Bus Company..............................................VEHICLE*E.Southmoor
    #63  Collin White............................................................................VEHICLE*E.Southmoor
    #64 Alex Riviere/Storm…………………………………….........................HORSE *grassy area/HS
    #65 Stephanie Robertson and friends/Horses………………………… HORSES* grassy area/HS
    #66 Trish Meyer, MaryAnn Hermes/Horses....................................HORSES * grassy area/HS
    #67 Finale/Parade Committee.........................................................FLOAT
    The following entries will enter from S. Washington St. in front of Midwest Central High School: #16, #24, #37
    The following entries will enter from the east side of Southmoor St. (east of the intersection of S. Washington and Southmoor):  #11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25-34, 35, 36, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43-44, 45, 46, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63
    The following entries will enter from  the west side of Southmoor St. (west of the intersection of S. Washington and Southmoor): #3, 4, 5-10
    The following entries will enter from the circle drive in the front of Midwest Central High School:   #41, 47-56
    Horses (# 64, 65, 66) 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--if entries show attention to theme (anything related to POPCORN or “We Got This”), construction and overall appeal.   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 3 p.m. 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.

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