SARANAC LAKE – Applications for parade performers participating during the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival are now available online at www.saranaclakewintercarnival.com/sites/default/files/public/2019/2019_Parade_App.pdf. Applications can also be picked up at the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at 39 Main Street.
The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival will take place on February 1-10 featuring a "Prehistoric Park" theme. The Gala Parade will take place on Saturday, February 9 and there will be trophies awarded for floats and walking units in six different categories (Business, Civic or Volunteer Group, Youth Group, School Group, Independent Group and Animal Unit) as well as the Louis Fobare Trophy for Best in Parade. Parade participants are encouraged to start their planning now. Entries are rated on the following: theme (matches "Prehistoric Park" theme), sound system, live music, choreography, costumes, float decoration, creativity and unusual item.
Completed parade applications should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, dropped off at the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce or mailed to the Winter Carnival Committee at P.O. Box 829, Saranac Lake, NY 12983, no later than February 6.
"We encourage people to get their applications in early so they can join the festivities of Winter Carnival," said Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Chairman Jeff Branch.