Registration : ...to be in the parade or volunteering for the parade...
ATTENDING THE PARADE IS FREE. Registration is NOT ticket sales. BUT we ask for $25 roll in the parade. Free entries inlcude BANDS, canine entries, royalty, gumbo cooks and sponsors
*The parade is in downtown Norman, east of the RR tracks. Spectators are encouraged to park on W. Main and walk over the tracks. Participants are encouraged to park off Commanche in the bank lots. Eat downtown, or wait for the food trucks! La Gumbo Ya Ya Classic Cajun Cuisine Midway Deli Tasty Beats MMP Concessions Sukari's Dogs That Pie Place Silver City Coffee or check out PARADE FRIENDLY VENUES
Participants: 6pm: Check in @ The Depot, 200 S. Jones to receive your line number and updates, get in place and ready to roll by 6:45, 6:45: Streets close, Food Trucks available on Peters and Main 7pm: parade starts. WE WILL ROLL IN Freezing rain or wind! The parade has never been cancelled 8ish, parade ends but bands and floats STREET PARTY on Main until 8:45, streets remain closed. 8:45: streets open 9pm ~ Awards are at Puebla Tequileria !
Parade Rules are simple:
SAFETY FIRST! Please be responsible - Roll at your own risk.
1. Be RESPECTFUL, NOT SCARY, family friendly and responsible for your entire Krewe. 2. Assign a Krewe Captain and a safe, decisive safety monitor at the front and two on each side to maintain safety. 3. Music and lights ARE REALLY REALLY ENCOURAGED, BUT MASKS ARE "REQUIRED" (jk) for all participants. 4. Be on time to roll in line order by 6:45 5. Please do not had out flyers of any kind whatsoever, but beads, toys, and candy are welcome. CITY LAW STATES WE SHALL NOT THROW ITEMS. 6. You just might get an award for your entry, please come to Puebla by 9pm.
Registration affirms you understand you and yours march or roll at your own risk. By registering, performing, or volunteering in any way you agree to release and discharge Norman Groovefest, Aimee Rook, City of Norman, and NormanMardi Gras Parade Krewe from any claims resulting from injury, loss or damage sustained as a result of the Norman Mardi Gras Parade event and/or your Krewe's participation in it.