Theme: Celebrate the Red, White & Blue
Step off time is 10am July 4, 2022
Our local parade is a great way to celebrate with the community & promote your
business/organization/cause to the thousands of people that attend the parade and the thousands more that watch it as it is replayed many times on Mokena’s Cable Channel 6 and online!
Parade Entry is FREE to Mokena Chamber of Commerce Members & Non-Profits!
There is a $125 entry fee for non-chamber members & political entries. Please make check
payable to Mokena Chamber of Commerce or pay online at mokena.com/payments.
Submit completed form/payment by June 24, 2022.
By July 1 your staging packet with your entry number, staging time & location, and info/map will be sent
to you via email.
*** See sponsorship opportunities below for special line-up placement options***
PLEASE SELECT FROM THE DROP DOWN BELOW THE CATEGORY WHICH BEST DESCRIBES YOUR ENTRY:
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR ENTRIES WITH CHILD PARTICIPANTS: You must designate a meeting spot prior to the parade, so all
children can arrive at the same time. OR you must appoint an adult to wait at the drop off point and escort the
children to the parade entry. No vehicle other than those actually entered into the parade will be allowed in staging
area and on parade route. Please provide below the name of your person designated to escort children from drop
off area and the cell number they can be reached on the day of parade:
By consideration of acceptance of this application, the applicant and organization/participants agree to save and hold
harmless all members of The Mokena Chamber of Commerce, as well as any other persons who are assisting in
conducting the 2022 Parade, from loss or damage whatsoever to persons or property arising from participation in parade
related activities, and further agree to defend said personnel from any claim for damage related thereto. *I have read and
shared with our entry participants, and I am authorized to sign on behalf of our entry that we agree to the COVID Release
found on page 3 of this application.
THE VILLAGE OF MOKENA, ALONG WITH THE MOKENA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, REQUEST THAT ALL PARADE
PARTICIPANTS REFRAIN FROM SPRAYING WATER AT THE CROWDS. FOR SAFETY REASONS, PLEASE HAVE YOUR
REPRESENTATIVES HAND OUT ALL ITEMS RATHER THAN THROWING THEM FROM YOUR VEHICLES OR FLOATS.
NO STOPPING: All PERFORMANCES DURING THE PARADE MUST BE DONE WHILE MOVING. PARTICIPANTS MUST
ALSO NOT HAVE ANY ALCOHOL IN THEIR PARADE VEHICLE OR IN THEIR POSSESSION, AS MOKENA POLICE
DEPARTMENT MAY CONDUCT RANDOM SEARCHES. THANK YOU FOR HELPING MAKE THIS A SAFE EVENT.
*Waiver of Liability*
For: The Mokena Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Parade
Monday, July 4, 2022
Everyone who participates in the 4th of July Parade agrees to the following:
In consideration for participating in the Mokena Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Parade, I agree to hold
harmless, indemnify, release and forever discharge the Mokena Chamber of Commerce, its members and each
person serving on the Board of Directors and their officers, agents, employees, all sponsors and supporters, the
event organizers, vendors, volunteers, the Village of Mokena, each member of the Village of Mokena Board
and Village staff, in their individual and/or corporate capacities from any and all claims, liabilities, obligations
promises, agreements, disputes, demands, damages, cause of action of any nature and kind, known or
unknown, expenses and any other liability for injury, death, damage, and loss of any kind arising out of or
resulting from participation in the 4th of July Parade.
Our sponsors, without whom the 4th of July Parade would not be possible, require that all participants and/or
volunteers agree to the above waiver as a condition of participating in the 4th of July Parade.
This Release may not be altered, amended or modified, except by a written document signed by all parties.
The terms of this Release shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of
I represent that I fully understand my right to review all aspects of this Release with attorneys of my choice, and
that I have carefully read and fully understand all the provisions of this Release and that I freely, knowingly and
voluntarily entering into this Release.
This Release will be binding on my heirs, assigns, executors, administrators, successors and the like.
By submitting this application, you are aware of and will abide by the rules set forth in this contract. By clicking submit, you are agreeing to and digitally signing the waiver of liability.
Please make a copy of this contract for the coordinator of your parade entry so everyone is aware of the rules.