Participants can be drill teams – police/military, drill teams – majorette/twirling, drum and bugle corps, marching musical units and stationary musical units. Professional, commercial or amateur floats are also welcome. Vehicle access passes to the parade route will once again be issued to parade participants.
The annual Autumn Glory Grand Feature Parade, presented by the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce, is held on Saturday, October 12th at 1 pm in downtown Oakland. This year's parade is once again sponsored by My Bank! First United Bank & Trust.
“The annual Autumn Glory Grand Feature Parade not only oﬀers businesses the opportunity to celebrate the beauty of the county, but it also gives local companies a wonderful opportunity to gain exposure in the community,” said Nicole Christian, President and CEO of the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce. “We invite you to participate in this wonderful celebration of Autumn.”
Those who did not receive an application can download the application online at visitdeepcreek.com. Completed applications may be faxed, e-mailed or delivered to the Chamber office at the Visitors Center in McHenry by 5 pm on Friday, September 13. Applications that come in late, and are accepted, will be added to the end of the parade lineup.
If you need an application emailed or mailed to you, please contact Sarah Duck at 301.387.8746 or email [email protected].
Travelchannel.com has listed the Autumn Glory Festival & Garrett County as one of America’s 3 Best Autumn Road Trips from 2008 - 2013.
2013 Autumn Glory sponsors include Autumn Glory Festival Sponsor NLP of Maryland, LLC and other Autumn Glory sponsors including My Bank! First United Bank & Trust, PMSI (Pest Management Services Incorporated), Railey Mountain Lake Vacations, Clear Mountain Bank, Susquehanna Bank, Long & Foster Resort Rentals, M&T Bank, Mountain Laurel Medical Center, Coldwell Banker Deep Creek Realty, TeamOne Auto Mall, Beitzel Corporation, Pillar Innovations, Oakland Nursing & Rehab Center, Premier Power Solutions, WEPCO Federal Credit Union, First Peoples Community Federal Credit Union, Vindex Energy Corporation, Special Olympics Maryland, Oakland Oil & Propane, Burdock-Fredlock Funeral Home, Marvin’s, The Republican Newspaper, and the Official Autumn Glory Radio Stations: WKHJ, The Train & WMSG.