Parade Entry Information


The parade route will start on Water Street and carry over to Virginia Avenue and carry on to North Grove Street. It will then turn left onto Pierpont Street. The parade will then make a right on to Central Ave and then Left onto Rig Street. Carry on past the fair grounds to end in the parking lot of the Petersburg Elementary School. The route is approximately 3/4 of a mile. NOTE: If you are driving a large vehicle that is too large to make the turn on Central Avenue and would like to attend the festival you may continue up Pierpont Street to the elementary school’s parking lot. The parade lineup is on Mt View Street and Judy Street. The Petersburg Fire Department will be there to assist you in finding your place in the parade line.


The parade will promptly start at 3:00 PM; rain or shine and end approximately at 5:00 PM. There is NO rain date scheduled. If necessary at 12:30 PM, an incremental weather decision will be made and posted to the Grant County Chamber website at or you may call Grant County Chamber at 304-257-2722.
You must register your entry prior to the parade. Registration ends Thursday, April 27th.
A Petersburg VFD member will be located at North View and Judy Street to control the arrangement of all participants.
There are police officers in convenient locations throughout the parade route.
The sounding of horns, sirens, and/or air horns will result in automatic disqualifications.
CHILDREN participating in the parade MUST be supervised by an adult before, during and after the parade.
ANY ANIMALS participating in parade must be MUST be supervised before, during, and after the parade. All dogs must be on leashes. All horse must have current Coggins certificate. Horse check-in will be at the Petersburg High School parking lot (see attached map). It is a requirement that the Department of Agriculture check your current Coggins certificates.