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Parade Invitation


Matthews Alive is excited to announce the 2021 Annual parade.


We would like to take this time to invite you to submit an application to participate in what we believe will be the most exciting parade we’ve done in years!

Our desire is to be even more united this year in bringing a message of community through hard times.  We wish each and every one of you will take the opportunity to apply for this fantastic event and join in as we celebrate together.


The parade is scheduled for Saturday, September 4, 2021 starting at 9:30 am.


Please note registration deadlines approach fast and spots fill quickly.  Be sure to secure your spot!!


An email confirmation will be sent once your application has been reviewed and approved. We anticipate no longer than one (1) week of receipt. The committee will follow up with additional details regarding the parade line-up and theme.


Simply complete the registration information attached to this email and return by mail with your payment:

Please return Application & Fees to:

(Make checks payable to) Matthews Alive Festival

Attn: Parade Director

100 McDowell Street

Matthews, NC 28105

For more information:

or simply reply to this email