Snellville Days parade to feature former UGA, NFL player
By Staff Reports
SNELLVILLE, GA (March 30, 20140 – “Dreams Do Come True.” That’s the theme of the 41st Annual Snellville Days Parade scheduled for 10 a.m. May 3.
The parade will feature horses and knights from Medieval Times, group floats, three marching bands, mascots including Chopper and Maximus and Hairy Dawg, clowns, stilt walkers, politicians, cheerleaders from local high schools, beauty queens, free give-a-ways and more.
The Grand Marshal is Rennie Curran, a Brookwood High School alumnus and former football player for both the University of Georgia and the NFL’s Tennessee Titans and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Curran is also the author of the book “Free Agent” and a public speaker.
The parade will begin at 10 a.m. at the Kmart on Wisteria Drive, travel to North Road. At the post office, the parade will turn up Oak Road until it reaches the Grand Stand at City Hall. Chick-Fil-A will be serving breakfast and clowns will be making free animals balloons for children before the parade.
Organization that would like to be a part of this year’s parade contact Parade Chair and Mayor Kelly Kautz at firstname.lastname@example.org to submit float application or visit www.snellvilledays.com. There is a $600 cash prize for the best float, $400 for second place and $200 for third place.
Snellville Days has been the city’s premier event for more than four decades. This year’s event will take place May 3 and 4 and will feature a variety of entertainment, shopping and food. For more information visit http://www.snellvilledays.com.
More information will be released as the event approaches.