A Costume Walker is the most visible role in the parade. It’s a position perfect for those who love to create energy, play a character, and spread smiles to all the spectators! Costume Walkers follow along the floats, dressed in the best Christmas costumes, waving and engaging with the crowd. This position is important for exciting the spectators and keeping the parade on pace.
Volunteers must be willing to wear costumes provided and be able to walk the distance of the parade.
No Feet on the Street volunteers are responsible for providing safety monitoring to a designated block along the parade route. We encourage you to volunteer with a group or a team! No Feet on the Street Teams need to be enthusiastic and engage with the spectators in their section, getting the energy levels up high! Each block will have 10 – 12 volunteers. You will be responsible for making sure the public does not remove barricades or enter the restricted area – keep those feet off the street! After the parade ends, team members help with small tear down duties.
Ability to be on your feet for an extended time and help with small tear down duties after the parade.
The Marshalling Team sets the stage for the parade. They are the ones who get all the floats and Costume Walkers lined up and ready to go in the correct order. A behind-the-scenes role, this position is perfect for people who have a strong attention to detail and organization. Volunteers make sure all floats and Costume Walkers are safe and ready to travel down the parade route. When the last float passes, team members will help tear down signage and clean up the area.
Strong attention to detail and organization, ability to be on your feet for extended time and time to take down signage and clean up the area after the parade.
The Dispersal Team helps bring the parade to a smooth finish. A behind-the-scenes role, this position is perfect for people who can manage a crowd and thrive working with logistics. Volunteers are responsible for making sure all the floats and Costume Walkers are directed to the proper areas once they finish the parade route. The Dispersal team will also help with some set up and takedown for the parade.
Ability to manage a crowd and work with logistics, you'll also be helping with some set up and takedown for the parade.