Saturday, August 17, 2024

Anyone may enter a float, trailer, wagon or horse in the parade!


Riding Clubs: 1) Miguelito’s 2) Denton County Cowboy Church

Commercial: 1) Celebrations Gift Shop 2) Hot or Cold? Work Environmental

Youth: 1) Braswell Cheer 2) Maria Ramirez & Sybil Zamora

Western Wagon: 1) Bobby Gentry’s 2) Precious Memories – Harold & Cindy Bowles

Classic Car: 1) ’66 Chevelle – Stephen Wohr 2) ’76 Chevy – Jim Paddack

Best Overall: C Bar T


Contestants may begin lining up at 7:30 a.m. on the day of the parade on a first-come, first-serve basis with the parade beginning at 9:00 a.m.

The parade route will be as follows:

Start at Fulton/Crescent (old Denton High School). Proceed east to Carroll. Turn south on Carroll to Oak St. Go east on Oak to Elm. Go south on Elm to Hickory. Go east on Hickory to Locust. Go north on Locust to Pearl/Mckinney. Go west on Pearl/Mckinney to Carroll. Go north on Carroll to Crescent. Go west on Crescent to finish at Fulton/Crescent.

There is no charge to enter the parade. Upon arrival to the parade site, contestants will be asked to fill out a participation form with information about the person, business or club represented.

Cash prizes will be awarded for first ($100) and second ($50) places in five categories: riding clubs, commercial, youth, western wagon, classic car and one place for Best Overall ($250).

A contestant may only win once. Have fun!

If interested in being a sponsor of the parade, please contact Susan Schoenthal, parade chairman at or (940) 391-2187.