(ORLEANS) – Entries are now being accepted for the upcoming 51st Annual Orleans Dogwood Parade, set for Saturday, April 27th beginning at 2 p.m. Categories include floats, political, walking, equestrian, classic and/or antique vehicles, bands and others.
This year’s theme celebrates 50 years of fun & memories with “Celebrating the Blossom for a Season-Celebrating the Memories for a Lifetime.
The 51st annual festival is slated for April 20-27 in and around Orleans.
Longtime art educator Dr. Leah Morgan has been named the grand marshal of the Orleans Dogwood Festival Parade.
The parade will start from the Orleans Jr-Sr. High School, located on the north edge of town. The school traditionally serves as the staging area for the event. Line-up begins at 11 a.m. and continues until 1 p.m. Judging of units begins at approximately 1 p.m.
The parade travels down Maple St. (S.R. 37 S.) and through the historic downtown area.
Entry forms may now be obtained by visiting the Dogwood Festival website.
Entry forms may also be found inside The Orleans Progress-Examiner and can also be obtained from the Orleans Town offices.
For more information on the Parade contact Chairman Randy Clark, 812-865-0340.