2024 America's Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Gardner White Volunteer Signup
Volunteer Signup Form
2024 America's Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Gardner White
Event Date: November 28th, 2024
Detroit, Michigan

Please note:
Parade Performers must be at least 16 years. Those under 18 must volunteer with parent/guardian.
Parade Performers must have a Parade Company Volunteer Waiver on file. See bottom of page.
Indicate your TOP desired positions for Parade Day participation. We will do our best to accommodate your request.

**Parade Float Team: Completing the application is not a guarantee that you will be driving a float. All Float Team Volunteers will be assigned their position based on experience, ability, and successful completion of Float Driving School on Oct. 19, 2024.

***Requires: Attendance at Balloon School if you did not attend in 2022 or 2023
Pick Your Top Choice(s)
   November 28th - Volunteer Positions in the Parade - Outdoors
Costumed Marcher
Equestrian Escort
Banner Carrier
Balloon Handler ***
Band Marshal
Unit Marshal
Big Head Corps Crew Handler
Pinch-Hitter (Willing to Step in for Cancellations - Assignment will be given Parade Day)
   November 28th - Prior Parade Experience Required for the following positions:
Parade Captain
Parade Technical Support
Super Marshal
Assembly Crew
   November 28th - Parade Day Support - Outdoors
Parade Production Crew
Dispersal Crew
VIP Logistics (Limited)
Grandstand Usher
   November 28th - Parade Day Support - Indoors
Clown Breakfast
Sponsor Breakfast
Volunteer Services (Costume Dresser & Check-in)
   November 28th - Parade Float Team - Outdoors
Driver** (Limited)
Shuttle Driver
Sound Mule
Roll-back Tow Driver**
Personal Information
* First Name:
* Last Name:
Group Name:
Further Defined Country:
Zip/Postal Code:
* Phone Number:
* Email:
* Date of Birth:
Please Note: The minimum age to volunteer for this event is: 16
* Jacket or Shirt Size:
Do you have a drivers license?
(If YES, Enter License # and issuing State below)
Check for "Yes"
Drivers License State & Number and/or Additional Comments:
Emergency Contact Information
* Name:
* Phone Number:
* Relationship to Volunteer:
WAIVER - By putting my initials in the box below, I hereby state that I have read and agree to
"The Parade Company Release & Waiver of Liability" located HERE.
If you agree to the above WAIVER, provide your electronic signature by typing your initials: