Edison Festival of Light Feb. 11 – 19
Want to be in the annual Junior Parade Feb. 12?
The Edison Festival of Light returns in 2023 with a variety of fun events for the entire family.
Join them for the parade for everyone. The Edison Festival of Light Junior Parade has grown into Southwest Florida’s largest youth parade that involves children of all ages. It showcases the talent and creativity of area children, families, and organizations.
To become a part of the Junior Parade on Sunday, Feb. 12, follow these steps as shown below:
Review the Junior Parade Rules and Regulations
Fill out a Junior Parade Application Form
Complete the Script Form
Have each participant (including walkers and float riders) fill out the festival indemnification form (online or PDF version – share the form link to all participants)
Complete the Festival Insurance Form. This is to protect your and your organization being covered in case an accident occurs. The Edison Festival of Light and the City of Fort Myers should be listed on your insurance policy as additional insureds. The policy should be a minimum of $1 million general liability. If you do not have the insurance, you can look at options online or obtain a rider on the Edison Festival of Light policy.
The festival insurance form allows you to upload the certificate of insurance listing the Edison Festival of Light and the City of Fort Myers as additional insureds or to obtain insurance from the Edison Festival of Light.
Not sure about what to do with your parade entry? Contact the festival office by filling out the inquiry form for assistance with floats or other specialty units.
Other festival highlights include the STEMtastic Day of Discovery on Feb. 11 Mutt Strutt on Feb. 11, Junior Fun Run on Feb. 12, Junior Coronation on Feb. 12 and the Grand Parade on Feb. 18. See the complete festival schedule online.