Please remember that this year’s theme is Stronger Together while creating your float.

  • Please use the 2023 Registration form for the 2023 Parade Entry Form and policies (PDF).
  • If you prefer a paper entry, please send an email to
  • The registration fee for Commercial businesses is $85.00 on or before June 19th and $120.00 after that date.
  • The registration fee for each politcian is $135.00 on or before June 19th and $170.00 after that date.
  • While there is no registration fee for all other registrants, please consider supporting the parade by making a donation to help cover the parade’s expenses.

The Morning of July 4th
  • Sign-in for participants begins at 9:30 am under a tent located here.
  • After signing in, please proceed to the line up area using this map:

    Map from check in point to the line up area. Thank you Google!

  • Step-off is promptly at 11:00 am from the Home Buys west parking lot, 1630 Morse Road, Columbus, OH 43229
  • Procession travels north on Karl Road from Morse Road to the Karl road Baptist Church (1.6 miles). Route Map