Santa's Coming to Palmerston North! On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017, Santa comes to town! We have entertainment on stage in The Square from 12pm, then the Christmas Parade at 2pm. The parade will start at the Railway Land, going up Church Street and around the Square, cutting in at the Square carpark and heading down Main Street South before ending up back at the Railway Land. Entry is free for all and closes 19th November 2017. We can only take 60 entries, so be in quick! The event is part of the PNCC Summer Events programme, and is managed by the Lions Club of Kairanga. All proceeds go back to the local community. We would like to thank Inspire.net for hosting this website, and our support from MoreFM and the PNCC.
Parade Rules  Your parade entry must be safe for participants and spectators. So: Secure all loose set or props if you have a float - nothing can fall onto the spectators or participants No animals please No throwing lollies (or anything else!) Any float must be less than 4.5m in height and 2.5m in width Any vehicle must have a current WOF and be driven by an appropriately licenced driver Any electrical equipment or special effects must be operated by a competent person and have appropriate fire safety equipment on board All parade entry participants need to be supervised - particularly if they are children Your parade entry must be appropriate for small children to watch. We reserve the right to withdraw your parade entry on the day if it is not deemed appropriate. So: No political or sensitive material Christmas theme only - no blatant advertising a product or cause No handing out flyers Only age appropriate messages please If in doubt, ask! There is only one Father Christmas in the Parade, and he is on the Parade Santa Float. Please do not have a Father Christmas as part of your parade entry. You need to supply two marshals with your float. They will be provided with fluro vests, and be responsible for ensuring the safety of all your participants. There will also be Marshals sited around the route. You need to follow their instructions while the parade is on. The costs relating to your entry or damage incurred to your property or personnel injury in the parade are your own responsibility, not the parade organizers. You agree to do everything within reason to keep yourselves safe, and will comply with instructions from organizers and the Police, who will be leading and following the parade. Remember - everyone is there to enjoy themselves in the spirit of Christmas. Decorated Bike Rules Entry conditions You need to be between 4 and 12 years old, You need to have a bike that you can ride around the parade route. (You can bring a big person to walk with you if you need one). You will need to wear a helmet, so plan your design around that.

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Santa's Coming to Palmerston North! Parade Rules
On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017, Santa comes to town! We have entertainment on stage in The Square from 12pm, then the Christmas Parade at 2pm. The parade will start at the Railway Land, going up Church Street and around the Square, cutting in at the Square carpark and heading down Main Street South before ending up back at the Railway Land. Entry is free for all and closes 19th November 2017. We can only take 60 entries, so be in quick! The event is part of the PNCC Summer Events programme, and is managed by the Lions Club of Kairanga. All proceeds go back to the local community. We would like to thank Inspire.net for hosting this website, and our support from MoreFM and the PNCC.

 

 

Your parade entry must be safe for participants and spectators. So:

 

      Secure all loose set or props if you have a float - nothing can fall onto the spectators or participants

      No animals please

      No throwing lollies (or anything else!)

      Any float must be less than 4.5m in height and 2.5m in width

      Any vehicle must have a current WOF and be driven by an appropriately licenced driver

      Any electrical equipment or special effects must be operated by a competent person and

      have appropriate fire safety equipment on board

      All parade entry participants need to be supervised - particularly if they are children

 

 

 

Your parade entry must be appropriate for small children to watch. We reserve the right to withdraw

your parade entry on the day if it is not deemed appropriate. So:

 

      No political or sensitive material

      Christmas theme only - no blatant advertising a product or cause

      No handing out flyers

      Only age appropriate messages please

 

 

    If in doubt, ask!

 

 

     There is only one Father Christmas in the Parade, and he is on the Parade Santa Float. Please do

     not have a Father Christmas as part of your parade entry.

     You need to supply two marshals with your float. They will be provided with fluro vests, and be

     responsible for ensuring the safety of all your participants. There will also be Marshals sited around the

     route. You need to follow their instructions while the parade is on.

     The costs relating to your entry or damage incurred to your property or personnel injury in the parade

     are your own responsibility, not the parade organizers. You agree to do everything within reason to

     keep yourselves safe, and will comply with instructions from organizers and the Police, who will be

     leading and following the parade.

 

 

Remember - everyone is there to enjoy themselves in the spirit of Christmas.

 

 

 

Decorated Bike Rules

 

Entry conditions

 

    You need to be between 4 and 12 years old,

    You need to have a bike that you can ride around the parade route.

    (You can bring a big person to walk with you if you need one).

    You will need to wear a helmet, so plan your design around that.

 Your parade entry must be safe for participants and spectators. So: Secure all loose set or props if you have a float - nothing can fall onto the spectators or participants No animals please No throwing lollies (or anything else!) Any float must be less than 4.5m in height and 2.5m in width Any vehicle must have a current WOF and be driven by an appropriately licenced driver Any electrical equipment or special effects must be operated by a competent person and have appropriate fire safety equipment on board All parade entry participants need to be supervised - particularly if they are children Your parade entry must be appropriate for small children to watch. We reserve the right to withdraw your parade entry on the day if it is not deemed appropriate. So: No political or sensitive material Christmas theme only - no blatant advertising a product or cause No handing out flyers Only age appropriate messages please If in doubt, ask! There is only one Father Christmas in the Parade, and he is on the Parade Santa Float. Please do not have a Father Christmas as part of your parade entry. You need to supply two marshals with your float. They will be provided with fluro vests, and be responsible for ensuring the safety of all your participants. There will also be Marshals sited around the route. You need to follow their instructions while the parade is on. The costs relating to your entry or damage incurred to your property or personnel injury in the parade are your own responsibility, not the parade organizers. You agree to do everything within reason to keep yourselves safe, and will comply with instructions from organizers and the Police, who will be leading and following the parade. Remember - everyone is there to enjoy themselves in the spirit of Christmas. Decorated Bike Rules Entry conditions You need to be between 4 and 12 years old, You need to have a bike that you can ride around the parade route. (You can bring a big person to walk with you if you need one). You will need to wear a helmet, so plan your design around that.
Santa's Coming to Palmerston North! Parade Rules
On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017, Santa comes to town! We have entertainment on stage in The Square from 12pm, then the Christmas Parade at 2pm. The parade will start at the Railway Land, going up Church Street and around the Square, cutting in at the Square carpark and heading down Main Street South before ending up back at the Railway Land. Entry is free for all and closes 19th November 2017. We can only take 60 entries, so be in quick! The event is part of the PNCC Summer Events programme, and is managed by the Lions Club of Kairanga. All proceeds go back to the local community. We would like to thank Inspire.net for hosting this website, and our support from MoreFM and the PNCC.
 Your parade entry must be safe for participants and spectators. So: Secure all loose set or props if you have a float - nothing can fall onto the spectators or participants No animals please No throwing lollies (or anything else!) Any float must be less than 4.5m in height and 2.5m in width Any vehicle must have a current WOF and be driven by an appropriately licenced driver Any electrical equipment or special effects must be operated by a competent person and have appropriate fire safety equipment on board All parade entry participants need to be supervised - particularly if they are children Your parade entry must be appropriate for small children to watch. We reserve the right to withdraw your parade entry on the day if it is not deemed appropriate. So: No political or sensitive material Christmas theme only - no blatant advertising a product or cause No handing out flyers Only age appropriate messages please If in doubt, ask! There is only one Father Christmas in the Parade, and he is on the Parade Santa Float. Please do not have a Father Christmas as part of your parade entry. You need to supply two marshals with your float. They will be provided with fluro vests, and be responsible for ensuring the safety of all your participants. There will also be Marshals sited around the route. You need to follow their instructions while the parade is on. The costs relating to your entry or damage incurred to your property or personnel injury in the parade are your own responsibility, not the parade organizers. You agree to do everything within reason to keep yourselves safe, and will comply with instructions from organizers and the Police, who will be leading and following the parade. Remember - everyone is there to enjoy themselves in the spirit of Christmas. Decorated Bike Rules Entry conditions You need to be between 4 and 12 years old, You need to have a bike that you can ride around the parade route. (You can bring a big person to walk with you if you need one). You will need to wear a helmet, so plan your design around that.
Santa's Coming to Palmerston North! Parade Rules
On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017, Santa comes to town! We have entertainment on stage in The Square from 12pm, then the Christmas Parade at 2pm. The parade will start at the Railway Land, going up Church Street and around the Square, cutting in at the Square carpark and heading down Main Street South before ending up back at the Railway Land. Entry is free for all and closes 19th November 2017. We can only take 60 entries, so be in quick! The event is part of the PNCC Summer Events programme, and is managed by the Lions Club of Kairanga. All proceeds go back to the local community. We would like to thank Inspire.net for hosting this website, and our support from MoreFM and the PNCC.