Laramie & Albany County’s 150th Anniversary Kickoff Celebration
May 2018 will mark the 150th anniversary of the founding of the City of Laramie. That same year, Wyoming Territory was created, and Albany County came into existence in December. To mark these historic occasions, Laramie and Albany County will celebrate the 150 years of our existence beginning on May 4th.
Kickoff date for the Sesquicentennial, the day the first train came to town.
Parade Entry Information
Deadline: All applications must be received by Monday, July 2, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of the annual Laramie Jubilee Days Parade is to further the promotion and celebration of Wyoming’s statehood through Laramie and Albany County’s annual Jubilee Days celebration. The following rules are established by the Board of Directors to maintain the purpose and integrity of the Laramie Jubilee Days Parade.
Entrants: All entrants in the Laramie Jubilee Days Parade are encouraged to develop plans for an entry that promote the purpose and theme of the Laramie Jubilee Days Parade
General Theme: The general theme of Jubilee Days is western and includes the western heritage of our community and our state.
Specific Theme: Each year, the Board of Directors determines a specific theme for the Laramie Jubilee Days Parade for entries to focus upon which is primary and in addition to the general theme. All parade entries, except clowns, bands, military units, colorful performing and marching groups shall be western and related to the above theme, unless otherwise approved by the Laramie Jubilee Days Parade and Committee All riders shall be required to wear appropriate western attire; boots, hats, long-sleeve shirts, historical attire for women. Lone riders will not be permitted, but will be teamed with another rider or group. All applications for entry are subject to the approval of, and acceptance by the parade committee. Any entry application which may be categorized as described in Paragraph 4 herein shall be considered “suspect” and subject to scrutiny and decision of the approval or disapproval by the Laramie Jubilee Days Parade Committee. All decisions of the Laramie Jubilee Days Parade Committee are final. All entries must be in place by 8:30 a.m. on the morning of the parade. Judging will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the staging area
Fee: A fee of $10 is required with the submission of all applications.