City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department is
accepting entries for lighted floats to participate in the 2019 Electric Light
Parade. This year’s parade theme is “America Rocks!”
parade will begin at 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 3 at Apodaca Park, 801 E. Madrid
Avenue. It will travel south on Solano Drive, east on Hadley Avenue, and end at
Maag Softball Complex.
and non-commercial groups, and car and motorcycle clubs are encouraged to
participate. There are no entry or participation fees and some restrictions
apply. Trophies will be awarded for first through third place in the commercial
and non-commercial categories, and a best overall float trophy. Floats will be
judged on originality, depiction of the theme, and effective use of lights.
packets are available at the Parks & Recreation Department office, 1501 E.
Hadley Ave., from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 4
p.m. Friday. Registration is ongoing, and the deadline to enter this
year’s Electric Light Parade is 4 p.m. June 28.
information, call the Parks & Recreation Department at 575/541-2550.