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Dr. Paul Bearer march of the pumpkin king

March of the Pumpkin King

I will be the Grand Marshal at the first annual March of the Pumpkin King Parade on 7th Avenue in Ybor City on October 29th 2016. Come march WITH me in this historic event!  Receive $5.00 off the entry fee when you use the code word “Doctor” at check out. See you there!


Check-in Process

Where: Centro Ybor Courtyard. 1600 E 8th Ave. Tampa, FL 33605 

When: Friday 28th between 5:00pm – 8:00pm & Saturday 29th between 11:00am – 3:00pm 

What to bring to check-in: 

This is a 21 + event. Must bring valid ID upon check-in.

Receipt of purchase/confirmation

VIP Lanyards: VIPs and Float Sponsors will receive lanyards that will indicate which group/float they belong to. 

General Admission Wristbands: You will receive a color coordinated wristband to which group/float you are with. Wristband must be worn at all times! You must have a wristband to participate in the parade route, no exceptions. After the parade, your wristband will get you discounts at Official March Of the Pumpkin King Venues!!! 

Beads: Participants that have ordered beads online will also pick them up here at the courtyard. 

Staging is from 4:00pm – 6:00pm. All participants must be in staging no later than 6:00pm. 

PARADE TIME is 7:00pm – 9:00pm. 

Participant Rules

Must be at least 21 years of age with valid state ID, passport or active military ID. IDs must be on person at all times for verification purposes.

Must sign the Acknowledgement of the Rules and Waiver

Must be in costume

Must be in the assigned staging zone between 4:00pm – 6:00pm

No visible signs of intoxication

Must wear lanyard or wristband at all times during the parade

No open containers on parade route

Any outside throws or beads must be presented at check-in for approval with letter that indicates not made with lead paint

No political or religious signs (Costumes are acceptable)

No business or personal branding as a costume unless you are an official sponsor

Must obey all rules/laws of the City Of Tampa and of the official venues of the parade

No Nudity – Parade promoters have the right to decide on the appropriateness of costumes for the parade!

Please note that failure to comply with any of the rules will result in removal from parade without a refund!

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