The 2011 parade is schedulded For Saturday, the 21st of May, at 2:00p.m. As in past years, all parade participants must have some form of Scandanavian design as part of their floats and or dress (Marching Bands & Units Drill Teams with Uniforms may carry the Norwegian Flag to stay with the theme). The Poulsbo Library has research material available to help parade participants in this endeavor.
The Viking Fest Corporation has established the guidelines for this year’s parade as we strive to upgrade the event, make it safer and of higher entertainment value to the spectators. Please review the attached rules, regulations and policies before you return your entry form. Entries are due no later than FRIDAY APRIL 16th 2011. Entry forms not filled out completely will be returned. As we are receive many parade entries each year, the total number of entries will be limited, and all late entries will be placed on a priority list. If your entry is received on or after April 16th, a late fee of $150.00 will be added. Any entries received after May 1st, 2011 requires a $200.00 fee. As you can see, it pays to get your entry in NOW! there will be a limit on commercial vehicles of one per entry. If you wish to have more than one there will be a charge of $175.00 per vehicle with a limit of 4. (If you are a sponsor this doesn’t apply-contact us about being a sponsor). Car Clubs - note new restrictions on our entry form.
All entries will be reviewed by the Corporation. Criteria priority will be given to themes reflecting our Norwegian & Scandanavian heritage, Scandinavian focus on music, dance and costumes, music groups and clowns, and entertainment and audience appeal. The Corporation reserves the right to reject or cancel any entrant at any time should it be determined that the entry detracts from the basic purpose of the parade.