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Day 223: 79th Annual Daffodil Festival / Parade

This Saturday, April 14th 2012 is the 79th Annual Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Street Parade.

The Grand Floral Street Parade is one of the highlights every year in Puyallup and other surrounding cities.

The parade travels through the four cities of Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner and Orting and consists of approximately 40 float entries and over 80 other entries, including bands, marching and mounted units.

The floats are decorated with fresh-cut Daffodils, numbering in the thousands.

Parade Start Times:

  • Tacoma – 10:15 am
  • Puyallup – 12:45 pm
  • Sumner – 2:30 pm
  • Orting – 5:00 pm

The Theme for the 2012 Parade is: “Don’t Stop Believing”

To view the 2012 Parade All City Line-Up Click Here

To view the seating chart for the Queen’s Float Click Here

If you can’t make it downtown this year, you can always watch the the 2012 Parade on TV. Click here to see showtimes and replay schedules.

Also, like last year, I will be recording some of the highlights to share on our page next week.

Click the City below to see the Event Start Times and Parade Lineups

Tacoma
Puyallup
Sumner
Orting

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Day 170: Daffodil Parade 2011, Puyallup, WA

Don’t forget, tomorrow Saturday, April 9th 2011 is the 78th Annual Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Street Parade. The parade will be taking place throughout Downtown Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner and Orting! (see below for start times in your city)

This years parade will be hosted by Emerald Queen Hotel & Casinos.

Parade Start Times:

  • Tacoma – 10:15 am
  • Puyallup – 12:45 pm
  • Sumner – 2:30 pm
  • Orting – 5:00 pm

The Theme for the 2011 Parade is: “Spirit of Adventure”

To view the 2011 Parade All City Line-Up Click Here

To view the seating chart for the Queen’s Float Click Here

The Daffodil Parade is one of the highlights every year in Puyallup and other surrounding cities. The parade travels through the four cities of Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner and Orting and consists of approximately 40 float entries and over 80 other entries, including bands, marching and mounted units. The floats are decorated with fresh-cut Daffodils, numbering in the thousands. The Daffodil Festival will be celebrating it’s 78th year during the 2011 festival season!

If you can’t make it downtown this year, you can always watch the the 2011 Parade on TV. Click here to see showtimes and replay schedules.

Also, like last year, I will be recording some of the highlights to share on our page next week.

Click the City below to see the Event Start Times and Parade Lineups

Tacoma
Puyallup
Sumner
Orting

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Day 160: The Foothills Dash, Orting, WA

Must pre-register by today (March 7th) to receive discounted registration fee!

The Foothills Dash (Saturday, March 19th) is a 5K and 10K Fun Run in Orting (close to Puyallup :)) to benefit recreation programs for youths.

This fun run/walk takes place on The Foothills Trail and is open to people of all ages and ability levels.

The course starts and finishes at the Orting Eagle Lodge (see map below).

The Foothills Trail is paved and provides flat areas and easy slopes.

Check-In:

  • Check in begins at 8:00 a.m (Saturday March 19th). Pick up your race number and shirt (if purchased) starting at 8:00 AM at Orting Eagles Lodge. The race starts at 9:00 a.m.

Registration: Pre-register by March 7 at the Pierce County Parks administrative office in the Lakewood Community Center.

  • Forms must be received by March 7 to be eligible for the $15.00 pre-registration fee. All forms received after March 7 will be charged the $20.00 fee.
  • T-shirts are available to purchase the day of event while supplies last.

Cost:

  • $15 – Pre-registered by March 7
  • $10 – Youth 12 & Under
  • $20 – Day of event

They also have a 1-mile fun run for youth 12 and under!

  • Youths need to complete registration form and check in prior to race time. The cost is $5.00 per youth.
  • T-shirts are not included. No run time will be kept for this 1 mile run. A separate prize drawing will be held for the 1-mile runners.

For more information not listed here, visit the Pierce County Parks and Recreation page.

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