Parade

Saturday, July 3 at 4:00 p.m.

Parade lineup is at the Berea Fairgrounds.

The Grindstone Festival parade includes community group, organizations and local businesses marching through downtown Berea past the Triangle.

If you would like to participate in the Parade, please complete the entry form below. You will then receive an acceptance letter with more detailed information.

Parade Entry Form

Bike Decorating Contest

Bike Decorating Contest Ad

Eligibility:

Children of all ages welcome! All children must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

Helmets are required for all participants.

Rules:

Judging begins at 3:00 p.m.; contestants must arrive between 2:45-3 p.m. at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds. Please enter off Eastland Rd. at the arch entryway.

Contestants will each get a colored number to be placed on their bike

All participants will do two laps around designated cones while judges score and deliberate.

There  will be 1 winner in each of the three categories:

* Most creative

* Most patriotic

* Best bike overall

You may use streamers, pom-poms, ribbons, flags, pinwheels, etc.

Decorations must not interfere with safe operation of the bike.

Deadlines:

Entry form must be submitted by 9 AM on Thursday, July 1, 2021. You may also email Megan Pochatek at mpochatek@cityofberea.org 

Prizes:

All participants will receive a goodie bag. 

There will be a special prize for the winners of each category.

Parade:

All participants are invited and encouraged to show off their decorated bikes and ride in the parade.

TO PARTICIPATE, PLEASE COMPLETE THIS FORM:

Bike Decorating Contest Form

Grindstone Parade Route