Parade Rules & Regulations

Thank you for your interest in the Conejo Valley Parade on May 5, 2024. To ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience for all participants and spectators, all applicants, participants, and attendees are expected to adhere to the Conejo Valley Parade Rules and Regulations.

1. Parade Eligibility:

  • Participation in the parade is open to individuals, groups, organizations, and businesses. No political groups will be accepted.
  • All participants must register in advance and receive approval from the parade organizers. Registration will close on April 15, 2024, at 12:00pm. No further registrations will be accepted after this date.
  • All participants are required to submit the $30 dollar donation upon registration

2. Parade Theme:

  • Participants are encouraged to adhere to the “Good Old Days” of Conejo Valley theme. This theme embraces the ambience of the Old West. Creativity and enthusiasm are highly appreciated, but safety is our priority.

3. Safety Regulations:

  • All participants must comply with local safety regulations and ordinances.
  • Participants are responsible for ensuring the safety of themselves, their fellow participants, and spectators. This includes no flammable materials or open flames on floats, no smoke machines, no costumes that can become entangled in vehicles and floats.
  • Floats, vehicles, and walking groups must always be operated in a safe manner. All vehicles and floats must be in fully operating condition.
  • Adults must always supervise children. No participants under 21 years of age without a supervising adult.
  • Participants must not throw items into the crowd. This includes refraining from throwing candy, necklaces, paper items and flyers.

4. Parade Route and Timing:

  • The parade will commence promptly at 9:00 am on May 5, 2024.
  • The route will travel along Thousand Oaks Boulevard from Auto Mall Drive/Duesenberg to Conejo School Road.
  • Participants must arrive at the designated assembly area on Auto Mall Drive at the assigned arrival time for check-in and lineup.
  • Traffic routes will be impacted by the parade, please view parade directions for instructions on arrival routes and times.
  • All participants MUST HAVE AN ENTRY PASS printed for their vehicle dashboard to bypass traffic detours to enter the parade staging area.

5. Vehicles and Floats:

  • All floats and vehicles must be decorated and maintained in a manner consistent with the parade’s family-friendly atmosphere.
  • Participants operating vehicles must possess a valid driver’s license and insurance and send proof of this in advance to
  • Floats and vehicles must not exceed the maximum height and width limits specified by the parade organizers.
  • Participants are responsible for the removal of their floats and vehicles from the parade route immediately after the conclusion of the event.

6. Behavior and Conduct:

  • Participants are expected to always conduct themselves in a respectful and courteous manner.
  • Offensive language, gestures, or behavior will not be tolerated.
  • Alcohol consumption, smoking, vaping, or possession of illegal substances and firearms is prohibited.

7. Signage and Branding:

  • Participants are permitted to display signage and branding that is in line with the parade’s theme and family-friendly nature.
  • Political or controversial messaging is not allowed.

8. Cleanup Responsibilities

  • Participants are responsible for cleaning up any debris or litter generated by their participation in the parade.
  • All horse entrants are responsible for cleaning up after their horses immediately.

9. Compliance with Instructions:

  • Participants must follow all instructions and directives given by parade organizers, volunteers, and law enforcement personnel.

10. Liability Waiver

  • All participants are required to sign a liability waiver prior to the start of the parade, releasing the organizers from any liability for injuries or damage incurred during the event.

Failure to comply with these rules and regulations may result in the removal of the participant from the parade and future exclusion from participation in Conejo Valley Parade events.

Thank you for your cooperation, and we look forward to your participation in making the Conejo Valley Parade a memorable event for all!


Wendy MacLeod, Chair

Fargo’s Angels Parade Committee