AuburnFest celebration: register, join the parade

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

  • Thursday, July 12, 2018 1:35pm
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Registration is open for the Auburn Days Parade set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 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. 10 | 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. 11 | 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 | Car Show | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Les Gove Park

A fun display for antique, classic, hot rod, street rod, muscle, and unique cars. Awards in 15 categories. Free dash plaques for the first 100 to register.

Register online or download a car show entry form.

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