2019 Navy Bean Parade entry form/guidelines

Navy Bean Festival Parade Entry Form 

RISING SUN/OHIO COUNTY, IND: Rising Sun Main Street announces that the Navy Bean Fall Festival seeks parade entries for their annual event. The parade takes place on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in Historic Downtown, Rising Sun, Indiana. Parade entries will line up at the City’s new boat ramp off of Maiden Lane.

A $5 registration fee is required for any entries in the judged portion of the parade. There is no entry free for unjudged entries; however, donations of any amount are appreciated. Prize money will be awarded in three categories including: Grand Bean, Grand Beany and Just for Fun. Judged entries must be in the lineup by 9:00 a.m. The entry form deadline is October 1, 2019.

Applications with a complete set of rules are available at available including the Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center (217 N. Walnut St.) and on their website at enjoyrisingsun.com (see link at top of article). Rising Sun Main Street (103 S. Walnut St.) in Rising Sun and on the Navy Bean Website at navybeanfestival.org.

The Grand Bean Award for the Best Overall Float Presentation has a first place prize of $250; second place of $150; and $50 for third place. The Grand Beany Award for Best Float Presentation by a Youth Group has a first prize of $150; second of $100; and $50 for third. The Just for Fun award will be awarded to the Most Entertaining Parade Entry with an award of $100.

Parade entries will line-up at the new boat ramp off of Maiden Lane. The parade does not return to the start-up line so arrangements should be made for pick up.

For additional parade information, contact Rising Sun Main Street at (812) 438-2750 or e-mail rsnavybeanfestival@gmail.com.

The Navy Bean Fall Festival will be held on October 11 & 12 in Rising Sun, Ind. Information and a schedule of events can be found at navybeanfestival.org or by calling (812) 438-2750. Lodging, eatery, event, and tourist attraction information can be obtained by calling the Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center at (888) 776-4786 or logging on to enjoyrisingsun.com.

Rising Sun Main Street and Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism are on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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