AuburnFest celebration: register, join the parade

Fun run, vendors, car show also open to participants at summertime showcase

  • Monday, July 8, 2019 2:52pm
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Registration is open for the Auburn Days Parade set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, on Main Street in downtown.

Apply online or download a parade application.

The parade has been an Auburn tradition for decades and is the kickoff to AuburnFest. The parade will feature a variety of marching bands, drill teams, dancers and one-of-a-kind cars. The parade honors and celebrates the beauty, hospitality, friendliness, quality of life and diversity of the greater Auburn community.

The parade route travels west along Main Street from E Street Northeast to A Street Northwest.

For complete event information and application or entry forms, visit auburnwa.gov/auburnfest, call 253-804-5049, or email auburnfest@auburnwa.gov.

THE LINEUP

The Auburn Days Parade is part of the overall AuburnFest celebration. Additional event components include:

• Friday, Aug. 9 | Almost 5K Poker Fun Run | 7 p.m. | Les Gove Park

A fun run staged in conjunction with the Summer Sounds & Cinema concert and outdoor movie at Les Gove Park. Register online or download the entry form.

• Saturday, Aug. 10 | AuburnFest | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Les Gove Park

AuburnFest will include two entertainment stages, a beer garden, food vendors, craft and specialty vendors, community and nonprofit vendors, a literary showcase, a super slide, inflatables, a rock-wall, a train, pony rides, mini golf and more. Les Gove Park also includes a fantastic playground, a spraypark, and the Auburn Community & Event Center and The REC Teen Center. General vendor application and sponsor opportunities.

• Saturday, Aug. 11 | Cruise-In | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Les Gove Park

A fun Cruise-In as part of the Auburn Farmers Market. Accommodating as many cars as safely possible. The Cruise-In will be on the grass field adjacent to the market. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. Cruise-In participants must use the entrance at 12th Street Southeast and J Street Southeast.

For complete event information and application or entry forms, visit auburnwa.gov/auburnfest, call 253-804-5049, or email auburnfest@auburnwa.gov.

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ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter
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