2017 Parade Registration

Questions regarding your entry, line up, or the parade in general may be addressed to: Nicole Kelly, Jennifer Derkin, Barb Greiner, or the Bexley Recreation & Parks Department at 614.559.4300.

2017 Theme: This American Life

Celebrating the heritage and diversity that makes the USA and Bexley great!

Time: The parade starts promptly at 9:30 a.m.

*Entry Deadline: Monday, June 22nd, 2017*

Click here to download the form or complete the form below to register.

Group Information:


Sound Requirements:


Group Contact:


Person to Contact DAY OF PARADE and Phone Number:




  1. Parade line-up instruction packets will be EMAILED to all participants by Wednesday, July 1, 2017. Please specify an email address for us to send your parade packet.
  2. The 2017 parade route will be the same as the 2016 route, approximately 2.8 miles.
  3. We have the right to approve signage.
  4. This is a community event and a non-political parade. Participation cannot be used for campaigning or recognition purposes.
  5. There is no parade fee for participation.
  6. For the safety of all parade participants and spectators, please adhere strictly to the following rules:
    1. No spraying of water including water guns, water balloons, hoses, etc. will be permitted as this is a violation of law;
    2. Parade participants are not permitted to distribute pamphlets, flyers, papers, etc. (printed material) while walking in the street along the parade route. Flyers may be distributed from the sidewalk area only.

Unfortunately, if there are entrants who choose not to adhere to these rules, they will be asked to exit the parade line-up.

We thank you for complying with these rules, to help the BCA create a safe and wonderful Independence Day parade for Bexley.

The Bexley 4th of July Parade is sponsored by The Bexley Celebrations Association.