Deadline Soon for Entry into 'Twlight Parade'
SPRINGFIELD, IL - Groups and individuals who wish to enter a float into the 'Twilight Parade', the annual kickoff to the Illinois State Fair, should know the deadline is quickly approaching.

The deadline to apply for a space in the parade line is July 12. The parade will step off at 6 pm on August 8.

Those interested must complete an application that includes a drawing or photograph and description of the proposed entry. "Where Illinois Comes Together" is this year's theme, and a committee will makes its decision on entrants based on entertainment value and the ability to follow this year's theme.

Materials and candy may not be thrown along the parade route. Up to eight people may take part in a parade entry and walk along the crowd and hand items out.

Awards will be given for the most creative entries.

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Published 12:30 PM, Saturday Jul. 06, 2013
Updated 12:29 PM, Saturday Jul. 06, 2013


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