The Cairns Festival Grand Parade is one of the region's largest events, with over 20,000 people attending each year.The Grand Parade will be held on the first Saturday of the Cairns Festival, Saturday 27th August and is the perfect chance for community groups, organisations and businesses to get involved with this much loved community event.
It’s free to enter a float and parade participants are in the running to win $10,500.
Cash prizes will be awarded in six categories:
|Best Overall Entry||$3000|
|Best School Entry||$3000|
|Cairns Post Best Design Entry||$2000|
|Best Non-Motorised / Pedestrian Entry||$1000|
|Best Solo Entry||$500|
|Cairns Post People’s Choice||$1000|
In 2016 Cairns Festival is also introducing a series of 4 workshops to help you design an AMAZING float. Workshop details are in the What's On section.
* How well the entry fits with the theme
* Creativity and overall quality of the presentation
* Enthusiasm and spirit of float participants
The 2016 Grand Parade theme is
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