Monday, 20 January 2020
Mercury Bay Sand Sculpture Competition

Whitianga Santa Parade

Prize for the Best Float 

Saturday 7 December 2019



Float Registration Form

Entry Fee $10.00 per Float/Car


Conditions of Entry

1. Parade officials will inspect all entries and reserve the right to eliminate any entry that is in violation of these rules. Floats must be dressed for crowd entertainment. Please NO Santas on floats , other than the Official Santa float.

2. The parade will start at LyonsPark and end at the Taylor’s Mistake car park area. The line-up area will be down the side road adjacent to Lyon Park. Entrants should be in the line-up no later than 12:00 noon. The parade will begin promptly at 12:30pm.

3. Once your entry has started along the parade route, no one may board your float.

4. Your entry may not exit the parade route before the parade has ended.

5. No alcohol is allowed.

6. For public safety, nothing may be thrown from your entry - lollies, eggs, water balloons, super soakers or other objects.

7. Changes in the parade line-up the day of the parade will be at the sole discretion of the parade officials.


Entry/Payment to be received by 30 November 2019.


Bank Details - The Informer, Westpac 03-0435-0816148-00, Reference Float Name/Name of Entry

Contact Alex Kennedy on [email protected] or (07) 866 2090, or visit us at The Informer office, 14 Monk Street, Whitianga, if you have any questions.

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