Pioneer Days Parade 

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Each participant should read the complete application regarding event details, award categories, entry form and waiver information outlined in brief below. Applications can be returned either via fax (954-480-4393), e-mail or mail (City of Deerfield Beach c/o Parks and Recreation, 401A SW 4th Street., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441 - Attn: Special Events).

Parade Grand Marshal

We are excited to announce that the Grand Marshall for this year's Pioneer Days Parade, sponsored by Toyota of Deerfield Beach, will be none other than Miami Hurricanes legend Willis McGahee! The Parade Watch Party will be taking place from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM in the Cove Shopping Center.

This South Florida standout attended Miami Central High School and shattered records with the Miami Hurricanes as they went on to win the 2001 National Championship!

Parade presented by Toyota Deerfield Beach

Theme - Pioneer Days Festival Parade: “Mardi Gras"

Thank you for your interest in the 2020 Pioneer Days Festival Parade presented by Toyota Deerfield Beach which will be held on Saturday, February 15th. The Pioneer Days Festival is an exciting three day event from February 14th - 16th that will include a music, arts & crafts vendors, food and a great parade throughout the weekend, including an exciting fireworks display celebrating the City of Deerfield Beach on Saturday, February 15th.

This year the parade will line up at Pioneer Park (501 NE Eller Street); we ask that you check in at 8:30 AM. The parade will begin at 10:00 AM and will go east on Hillsboro Boulevard, north on A1A, past the pier then south along the beach. 
Following the parade there will be an awards ceremony at the beach. Trophies will be given to the winner in each of the below listed categories. Be sure when filling out the application you list the category for which you wish to be considered. Judges will be located on the stage at the Main Beach Parking Lot. Please note, it is important for you to provide the names of those that you would like acknowledged by the emcee together with any other information about your entry should you be chosen as a winner.

2019 Parade Winners

1. BEST THEME FLOAT Deerfield Beach Elementary
3. BEST MARCHING BAND Deerfield Beach High School                                     
Center for Active Aging Pre-School 
Womens Club
Cathedral Church of God 
7. BEST SCHOOL ENTRY  Deerfield Park Elementary 
8. BEST BUSINESS ENTRY  Campbell & Rosemurgy Real Estate 
9. JUDGE'S CHOICE  Deerfield Beach Environmental Services 

If you would like to apply to participate in the Pioneer Days Festival Parade presented by Toyota Deerfield Beach please CLICK HERE to complete your application.

We invite you to bring your family, friends and neighbors to join in on the fun for the Pioneer Days Festival as well as the multiple events taking place over the weekend at the Main Beach Parking Lot (149 SE 21st Ave.)!

Should you have any other questions please feel free to contact the Community Events and Outreach Division at 954-480-4429.