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Grande Parade

2021 Grande Parade

Registration is NOW OPEN

LOCATION – North Ridgeville High School

34600 Bainbridge Road
North Ridgeville, OH 44039

On-Site Check-In is Sunday August 15th at 12 Noon

Parade Starts Sunday August 15th at 1:30 pm SHARP!

Please contact parade chairman Mario Cipriano
at 440.328.7420 or ParadeChairman@NRCornFest.org


What You Need to Do

  1. Arrive at the North Ridgeville High School Campus no later than 12:00 noon
  2. Use the main Entrance from Bainbridge – there will be signs at root and Bainbridge and the main entrance to the Campus
  3. Next, turn right into the staging & check-in area and check-in
    there will be a sign at the entry to the Northeast lot


Date: Sunday, August 15th, 2021
Check-In Time: 12:00 pm
Start Time: 1:30 P.M., Sharp!
Place: 34600 Bainbridge Road, North Ridgeville, OH 44039

Parade Route: Campus Northeast Parking Lot, Ranger Way, Center Ridge, Root Rd, Bainbridge ending at Campus Northeast Parking Lot

Registration: 2021 Grande Parade registration is per UNIT and is free for non-political units. Each elected office holder not running for re-election and each POLITICAL PARTY AS A GROUP can register a maximum of 1 Unit which is also free. IF YOU ARE RUNNING FOR ELECTION OR RE-ELECTION, please see Rules under political units. 


Giving Things Away

Candy and Handouts are permitted. They MUST be HANDED to spectators. They CAN NOT be THROWN OR TOSSED.

Political Units

A Political Unit is anyone running for election or re-election (exception for NR Mayor). When you register below, please SEND your Unit Registration CHECK for $25 made Payable to North Ridgeville Corn Festival by US MAIL to P.O. Box 39103, North Ridgeville, Ohio 44039 and note your Organization Name used at Registration.

If you are a current office holder and not running for re-election you are welcome to register 1 unit and there is no free. If your unit represents a political party, you can register 1 Unit for that party, only 1 Unit per party is allowed and there is no fee.


If you have a unique or special Unit for Registration, you MUST contact Mario Cipriano a MINIMUM of 2 WEEKS Before the Parade. We will make exceptions on a case-by-case basis that can include for example bicycles, miniature motorcycles, miniature cars, scooters, and other novelty units – Exceptions are at the discretion of the Parade Chairman.

IMPORTANT – We cannot accommodate units with more than four (4) vehicles. These include full-size cars, motorcycles, and motorhomes and other units deemed to be a safety hazard by the Parade Chairman. In the past, we have been able to make accommodations; however, with our new parade route, we cannot do so this year.

Please complete the registration form. There is a maximum of 4 vehicles per unit. (Exceptions include novelty units)
Name of Entry Chairperson (required)
Name of Organization (required)
Chairperson E-mail: (required)
Chairperson Phone: (required)
Select: Number of Trucks: (required)
Select: Number of Cars (required)
Select: Number of Trucks with A Trailer (required)
Number of People in Unit: (required)
Total Length In Feet [Add all Cars+Trucks+Trucks with Trailers] 1 foot per persons walking (required)
Address: (required)
Units are limited to 4 vehicles - Please Describe Unit (required)
Special Announcements. We will provide this information to the Parade Announcer to be read as you pass the judges table
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