Parade lineup (tentatively) set for Bass Lake Pre-Mid-Summer Festival Week Days 

Parade-watchers are expected to gather for parade-watching.
Parade-watchers are expected to gather for parade-watching.

By Beacon event-roundup team/tourism bureau scheduling consultants

Parade lineup for Bass Lake Pre-Mid-summer Festival Week Days, July 17-20 (subject to change without notice):

  • Bass Lake Town Helicopter flyover (pending)
  • Baton-twirler (optional)
  • Two people on opposite ends of horizontal banner, holding it
  • Color Guard
  • Resident of the Year: Guy Soundguy (if available)
  • Grayscale Guard
  • Firetruck siren-blast
  • Local politicians, featuring Mayor-by-default Delores “Common” Denominator
  • Police on horseback
  • Volunteers With Shovels (TM)
  • Tug McNabb and crew in squad car
  • Gasoline-can-carrying backup unit
  • Bass Lake Pre-Mid-Summer Festival Queen
  • Bass Lake Pre-Mid-Summer Festival Queen Juniorette
  • Float: Bass Lake Bed & Breakfast/Inn-Convenience Store
  • Unlit-firecracker toss
  • Marching band: Bass Lake High School
  • Mascot: Bass Lake High School Canoes
  • Stilt-Clown Posse
  • Tractor brigade
  • Hard-candy distribution unit #1
  • Bass Lake Road Authority Chip ‘n’ Seal Dancers
  • Float: Hayrack disguised as float
  • Unspecified vehicle
  • Local Cover Band, Bass Lake’s most enduring local cover band, marching band version
  • Float: Lakeside Agnostic Church
  • Men in cute hats driving tiny cars
  • Float: Beacon advertising staff “walk-and-wave”
  • Future Youth Cheerleaders and Football Players of America
  • Classic auto: “Coop de Ville,” Cooper’s Coops and Chicken Accessories on Trout Lane
  • The Cheese Truck!
  • Float: Jen’s Ribbon Cutting/Ned Levelcut Lawn Mower and String Trimmer Repair and Tax Return Preparation
  • Float: Descendents of Betsy “Commander” Nelson
  • People walking dogs for some reason
  • Vin Diagram
  • Regional Corporate Hospital CEO, via chariot made of gold
  • Classic Car Club micro-parade: featuring ‘57 Chevy; ‘69 Chevette; ‘81 Bonneville with front-end damage.
  • Scout Girls/Campfire Boys
  • Marching band: Students from rival community
  • Float: local tourism and business bureau
  • Mystery Harley-riding trio from out-of-town, parading without a permit

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