Commercial: A Commercial group is one that represents a for-profit corporation or entity (Lowe’s, Old Navy, and Razorback Concrete).
Non-Commercial: A Non-commercial group is one that represents a not-for-profit organization or entity, e.g., scout groups, neighborhood groups, churches, pageant winners, political candidates, etc.
Types & Fees
- Commercial Float: $55
- Walking Unit: $55
- Commercial Non-Float: $80
- Non-Commercial Float: $40
- Pageant Queen (single car): $40
- Non-Commercial Auto-Club: $40 for 6 cars; $5 for each additional car
- K-12 Band: No charge
A Float is defined as a structure built on top of a trailer and pulled by a truck or ATV.
A Walking Unit is a group of people (and it can even include pets) that walk as a group as a part of the parade. Groups with horses are included in this category. All pets must be on a leash.
A Commercial Non-Float is an entry by a for-profit organization that consists of a bus or tow truck or group of cars (up to 3). The Jonesboro Radio Group vans would be a good example.
Non-Commercial Auto Clubs may enter up to 6 cars for $40. Additional cars are $5 each. An example is NEA Volks Folks.