In order for this parade to be successful all participants are required to adhere to the following guidelines:


All parade participants must be at their designated line-up areas by 7:00 am to be lined up by the Parade Marshals.


Parade participant/vehicle with parade permits should enter their assigned section according to the lineup map (enclosed in packet). Only participants with a parade permit will be allowed to enter blocked intersections.


Parade Permits (ORIGINAL) should be displayed on the driver side of the front windshield. Walking and marching units should have their parade permit on their person. – NO EXCEPTIONS! A parade permit is required for every unit, and this will be STRICTLY ENFORCED!


  • Parade Permits CANNOT be duplicated or transferred. The entity on the permit MUST be the one participating in the parade.


The parade is a family event – no vulgar or offensive language or signs will be tolerated.


Buses for marching bands – We will send separately, the parking location for buses based on their parade section.


The Gulf Coast Challenge Parade will start promptly at 9:00 am.


All cars and floats should be fully decorated with display signs on both sides stating the name of the organization, etc.


The Mobile Police Department will patrol all areas of the parade.


Parade Marshals – are assigned to each section to ensure that these instructions are followed. All participants MUST follow the orders of the Parade Marshals.