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Pioneer Day Parade Guidelines for 2012

Judging Point System and Awards for 2012


For more information contact:

Wade Mooso, 313-3342,


Want to join the Mormon Battalion?

Contact Trent Stephens, East Stake, 240-4994,

See the following instructions for making an outfit.

Back Pack





One of the long standing traditions of the Pioneer Day Celebration every year is the traditional Pioneer Day Parade. Dating back now many decades, the parade has a rich and colorful history!  Recognition and cash prizes are given.  

Prizes for Winning Floats
Grand Sweepstakes $200
2nd Place $150
3rd Place $100

  • The parade assembly time is 7:45AM
  • The judging is from 8:00AM to 9:00AM
  • The parade will begin promptly at 10:00 AM
  • Parade entries will meet in the North Western part of the Holt Arena Parking lot (using the above map for the staging area) by entering the parking lot on the East Bonneville Street Entrance (the other entrances on Memorial drive will be closed)
  • Horses and wagons will meet on the South Eastern part of the Holt Arena

  • Entries will begin by exiting the South western side of the Holt Arena onto Memorial Drive
  • Head North on Memorial Drive to East Center Street
  • Head West down East Center Street (against traffic) all the way past the Underpass
  • Head North on North Main Street to West Lander Street
  • Head West on West Lander Street into the Pocatello High School Parking Lot
  • All entries will proceed into the parking lot before disbanding and not slow down the other parade entries or the speed of the parade