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2015 Santa Monica 4th of July Parade

To Apply to participate, you will need to:

1. Download Application (PDF) and fill it out completely (you may also print out the form below)

2. Download the Waiver (PDF), agree to its terms, and sign.

3. Mail the completed Application and Waiver, with check included, to: OPA Parade, PO Box 5006, Santa Monica CA 90409


2015 Santa Monica 4th of July Parade “Inspirational Heroes” PARTICIPANT APPLICATION

Be festive and creative! Floats, costumes and theme decorations = A fun and successful parade.

Name of Entry: ____________________________________________________________________________________ 

Name of Group (if different): _________________________________________________________________________ 

Name of Group Leader: _____________________________________________________________________________ 

Primary phone #: __________________________________ 

Alternate #: ___________________________________ 

Email address: (we notify leaders by email only, please write clearly)


Mailing address:


Estimated number of people in group: ____________

Will you have music? _____ If yes, please explain, live or recorded: ____________________________ 

Number/type of animals: (must be approved)


If seeking permission for animal(s), please describe in detail:


Are you planning to have a car, truck or motor vehicle? ______ (Please read Guidelines Number 12)

Number/description and size of vehicles: (must be approved)


Name(s) of driver(s): Drivers will need to show a valid drivers license and proof of insurance at check-in. 


If seeking permission for a vehicle(s), please describe in detail: _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________

Please tell us more about you and/or your group (neighborhood, business district, service club, etc.): _____________________________________________________________________________________________

Please describe your proposed participation and how you will incorporate this year’s theme:

Include description of signs, banners and/or clothing text. Be creative and festive on your bicycles, wagons, floats, costumes—theme decorations are encouraged and make it fun for both our parade viewers and you as participants!


 There is a $25 processing fee for each application. Please check one:

_____ We will pay the $25 fee via PayPal link: www.opa-sm.org/donate IF you pay the fee with PayPal, scan and email this application and signed guidelines to: July4thSM@gmail.com
_____ We will mail a check for $25 payable to OPA and include with this form and signed Guidelines.

Make sure to complete the Agreement/Waiver/Release form for each person in your group. Bring to parade check in.

We are happy to provide decorations for pick up the day of the parade for a $30 fee.

Decoration fees for large groups and car clubs to be determined. Please check here if you are interested and we will contact you ___.

To pay the fee, decorations and/or to make a contribution to the parade, mail a check payable to OPA.

Mail with forms to: OPA Parade, PO Box 5006, Santa Monica CA 90409 Questions, email: July4thSM@gmail.com 

Deadline for this Application and $25 processing fee: June 24, 2015. Since applications are taken on a first-come, first-served basis, and we have a max number, there will be VERY few applications accepted after that date.

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