December 3, 2021 6pm start Marathon Park-400 Block
Join us for a night full of twinkling lights, winter magic. and holiday spirit at the Wausau Holiday Parade! This parade will be a REVERSE OR DRIVE-THRU Parade. The Floats will be stationary within Marathon Park. The Community will drive their vehicles up to and through Marathon Park to view the floats. The entrance and exits will be at GARFIELD STREET and a map will be provided. Marathon Park will be a ONE-WAY that night.
2020 Holiday Parade Theme is: REKINDLE THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT
Route: THE FLOATS WILL BE STATIONARY. THE PUBLIC WILL TRAVEL IN THEIR CARS THROUGH MARATHON PARK WHERE THE FLOATS WILL BE. ALL FLOATS WILL BE WITHIN MARATHON PARK! ALL VEHICLES WILL ENTER THE PARK VIA GARFIELD ST and EXIT VIA GARFIELD STREET. PLEASE FOLLOW SIGNS/DIRECTIONS!
NEW, UNWRAPPED TOYS WILL BE COLLECTED NEAR THE ENTRANCE THE PARADE ROUTE FOR TOYS FOR TOTS. PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING TO KIDS IN NEED THIS HOLIDAY SEASON. THANKS TO JEM PRODUCTIONS FOR HELPING COLLECT THE TOYS.
THE CANDY BAG & COLORING BOOK WILL BE HANDED TO VEHICLES VIA WINDOW NEAR THE ENTRANCE.
The deadline to submit a float application for 2020 is November 24, or until the Park is full with floats. The deadline for the coloring book will be November 16.
Floats will be stationary within Marathon Park. There will be one-way road set up at Marathon Park through which the public will drive to view the floats. The exact route is pending approval.
2020 Candy Sponsors Reach for the Magic Destinations ReMax/Excel First Student Jim Kryshak Tundraland Findorff Kolbe & Kolbe Ace Hardware VCA Pet Hospital Service Master Restoration Northcentral Technical College
2020 Coloring Book Page Sponsors Reach for the Magic Destinations Sure-Dry Basement Systems Health First - WIC 89Q First Student VCA Pet Hospital Eye Clinic of Wisconsin ReMax/Excel Jim Kryshak Boys & Girls Club Northcentral Technical College Trinity Lutheran Church St Paul's UCC Eat Street Wausau River District MC Employees Credit Union Safe Kids Marathon County St. Peter Lutheran Church Rivers Edge Campground Tundraland Rotographic L&S Electric
2020 REVERSE HOLIDAY PARADE MAP
PLEASE COMPLETE PAYMENT VIA SQUARE BELOW.
Holiday Parade Registration
$20.00 - $35.00
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Businesses and Organizations have the opportunity to sponsor a page in a Children's Coloring Book that will be handed to vehicles at the entrance to Marathon Park. This, along with the goodie bag of candy, will be the only items given out in 2020 due to the fact that the public will be within their vehicles and traveling through Marathon Park to view the stationary floats.
The deadline to sponsor a page in the 2020 coloring book is November 16th.