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Come Join the Fun…
a three week Celebration of Thomas Alva Edison!
Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 2:30pm
Florida’s largest youth parade showcases the creativity and talents of hundreds of
Southwest Florida children and their families. Over 100 units including floats,
marching bands, dancers, street performers, clowns and dignitaries parade their way
around the Downtown river District. The annual event has been taking place in Southwest
Florida since the 1940’s and gets better every year!. The Junior Parade is held
during the day and is a smaller version of the Grand Parade. It’s old-
A video of the Junior Parade can be ordered from Colorburst Productions, Inc. for $25.00.
Junior Fun Run
Sunday, February 15th, 2015 at 1pm
Hundreds of young participants turn out to show their determination and pride. The
Junior Fun Run is open to children in grades five and below. Grades 4 & 5 run a
mile, 3rd graders run three-
There is a $5.00 entry fee, which includes a t-
Junior Coronation & Awards
Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 4:30pm
Downtown River District
Immediately following the Junior Parade, participants and family members gather for awards and the highly anticipated crowning of the Junior King and Queen.
The newly crowned Junior King and Queen will hold a place of honor on the Junior royalty float during the Grand Parade!
Deadline for Application is
January 24, 2014