Parade Band
The Providence Bay Fair Parade takes place on Saturday at 11:30 a.m., down the main street through Providence Bay, ending at the fairgrounds. Local clubs, organizations, businesses and individuals are all invited to participate!

The theme for the 2019 Parade is Kids & Critters!

DIRECTOR IN CHARGE: Bev McDermid (705-377-4668,

1. All participants in the parade are asked to pre-register with the Director in Charge no later than Friday night of the fair.
2. All parade participants are to be at the starting area behind the curling club (Munro Street) by 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning to be judged. Entries arriving after 11 a.m. will not be included for judging.
3. Only decorated entries will be judged.
4. Prize money for the parade will be distributed before the parade begins. If not received, please check at the fair office on the fairgrounds.
5. For safety, NO candy or other items are to be thrown from entries into the crowd – we encourage you to have walkers alongside to distribute hand outs if you wish.
6. No membership is required to enter the parade, however, each participant must have a wristband if remaining at the fair.
7. Parade to start at 11:30 a.m. sharp.


NOTE: New categories and prizes for 2019!

• Saddle Horse and Rider in Western, English, Legendary, Theme - $10.00 for each rider in parade
• Additional Prize to the Most Attractive Horse & Rider - $10.00
• Pony / Miniature Horse Entry - $10.00 to each entry
• Decorated Team and Wagon (1st $30.00, 2nd $25.00, 3rd $20.00)
• Decorated Single Horse and Carriage or Buggy (1st $30.00, 2nd $25.00, 3rd $20.00)

Make a Float of Your Choice on a Truck, Wagon or Trailer
• THEME FLOAT CATEGORY or GENERAL FLOAT CATEGORY (Prizes for each category: 1st $60.00, 2nd $50.00, 3rd $40.00, 4th $30.00, All other entries $20.00)
• Additional Prize to the Most Innovative and Attractive Float (Judge’s &/or Ambassador’s Choice - $20.00)

• Decorated Vehicle, ATV or Golf Cart – 1st $20.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $10.00
• Antique or Classic Motorized Vehicle - $10.00 to each entry
• Antique Tractor - $10.00 to each entry

• Best Decorated Bicycle and rider (7 years & under) Helmet to be worn
• Best Decorated Bicycle and rider (8 years & over) Helmet to be worn
• Best Decorated Miniature Vehicle, costume of driver to be considered
• Best Novelty Outfit accompanied by a Pet (calf, dog, pony, etc), walking
• Best Decorated Hand Pulled Wagon etc., walking
• Best Costume, walking
Prizes for each category - 1st $5.00, 2nd $3.00, $2.00 for all other entries.