Katy Rice Harvest Festival Parade Registration Now Open

Katy Rice Harvest Festival Parade Registration Now Open

August 18 2023

Attention all parade enthusiasts! It's time to get your creative juices flowing and decorate those floats and vehicles because applications for the Katy Rice Harvest Festival parade are OPEN!

The Katy Rice Harvest Festival is set to take place from October 13 through 15 in Historic Town Square in front of Katy City Hall. Presented by the City of Katy and The Rotary Club of Katy, this beloved festival is a celebration of all things Katy, including its history, longstanding community culture and its best asset - its people. That's why 100% of net proceeds go back into the Katy community through opportunities like Scholarships, Non-Profit Organizations, and Charities.

The Katy Rice Festival Parade will kick off the event on Saturday, October 7 as floats stroll through the heart of Katy. The entry fee is $25.00 for each entry; non-profit groups and schools are FREE. All parade entries are encouraged to decorate floats and vehicles, notably with rice, historic, or Katy theme. Trophies will be awarded to select parade teams based on the following categories: 

Best Use of Rice

Embrace the essence of our community and bring the celebration to life with the "Best Use of Rice" category. Show off your talent by incorporating rice in the most innovative and eye-catching ways imaginable! Get inspired and let your creativity run wild.

Best in Show

Ready to steal the show? Compete for the highly-coveted "Best in Show" trophy and give spectators an unforgettable experience. Bring the magic of Katy alive through your floats and vehicles, showcasing its rich history, traditions, and spirit.

Most Creative

Calling all artists and visionaries! Get ready to wow the crowd and stand a chance to win the "Most Creative" accolade in the parade. Let your imaginations soar high and create captivating visuals that leave everyone mesmerized.

To apply, please visit the Katy Rice Harvest Festival website and fill out the application form. This is your opportunity to join the parade, showcase your skills, and compete for these amazing trophies.

Katy Rice Harvest Festival Parade
Date: Saturday, October 7 at 9:00 AM
Location: Downtown Katy

Winners will be announced, and trophies awarded prior to the start of the parade. Due to the duration of street closures, the parade will be limited to 40 entries.

Gather your friends, family, or teammates, and start planning your breathtaking parade entries today. Don't hold back, let your artistic prowess shine and make a lasting impression on the audience and judges alike! Forward this article to your creative friends who need to see this information and invite them to join you in this incredible opportunity. Let's make this parade a showcase of the best that our community has to offer!

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