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Participate in Parade the Circle

Join the Parade

June 8, 2019
Individuals, families, schools, neighborhood groups, and community organizations are all invited to participate. Create your parade entry on your own or at Cleveland Museum of Art public workshops. Parade guidelines must be followed. The parade theme is optional. Join the parade for $5 for students/children and $10 for adults.

Parade participation is open to anyone, but registration is required. To be listed in the printed program, register by May 19, 2019. Register for all workshops or the parade during any public workshop at the parade tent. For questions, call Community Arts at 216-707-2483 or email commartsinfo [at]

Reminder to Parade Participants: Please come to the public meeting (June 4, 7:00 p.m.) at the parade tent. Here you can complete your registration, turn in release forms, and receive important information about parking, security, and the parade lineup.

Public Workshops
Public workshops begin May 3 at the parade tent and continue until the parade. Basic workshops are Wednesdays and Fridays, 6:00–9:00 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays, 1:30–4:30 p.m.


Participation as a School or Community Group
If you are considering participation as a group, call Community Arts at 216-707-2483 or email commartsinfo [at]

Free workshops in parade skills are open to leaders of school or community groups preparing entries for Parade the Circle. Workshops begin in March at the parade studio. Learn how to conceive your parade ensemble and basic techniques for construction, costuming, and embellishing with recycled materials.


Participation as a Musician
Calling all musicians to join the parade. Parade with your own long-standing or newly formed group; professionals and weekend amateurs are both welcome. If you are considering participation as a musician, call Community Arts at 216-707-2483 or email commartsinfo [at]


Additional Support

The Womens Council of the Cleveland Museum of Art
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