Fiestas de Taos

Children’s Parade Application

The Taos Fiesta Council, Inc. invites you to participate in our annual Taos Fiesta Children’s Parade. This year’s parade will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017, beginning promptly at 10:00 AM from Enos Garcia Elementary School. Registration will take place at Enos Garcia Elementary School.

Our annual Fiesta celebrations, which date back to the early 1600’s, are in commemoration of Santiago and Santa Ana, who in the Catholic tradition are the patron saints of Taos. The theme for 2017 is: God, Family, Friends & Community: LA FIESTA DE TAOS; Dios, Familia, Amigos y Comunidad: LA FIESTA DE TAOS. We appreciate the participation and support of fellow Taoseños and neighbors from surrounding communities in these efforts to instill in our youth the importance of both community and heritage.

We sincerely thank you for your consideration and look forward to your participation and patronage of the Fiestas de Taos; ¡Que Vivan Las Fiestas!

Cariñosamente, Taos Fiesta Council, Inc.

Schedule, Saturday, July 22
Line-up: 9:00 AM (EGES)
Judging: Prior to Parade
Parade begins: 10:00 AM promptly.

Cheer/Drill Team

Prizes (per category)
First Place Ribbon
Second Place Ribbon

Thelma Montez
Chair, Children's Parade


Online registration has closed. To register for the Children's Parade, you must do so in person
at Enos Garcia Elementary on Saturday, July 22, 2017, by 8:30 AM.


Complimentary Registration - No Entry Fee

The following rules/criteria are required:

  • Fiesta, Western or Traditional Southwestern attire must be worn.
  • This years theme must be represented in/on the entry.
  • Entry must be original and creative.
  • Entry sponsor/organization must be clearly identified.
  • A pet must be part on the entry for the PET category.
  • Regular vehicles ARE NOT permitted. ATV size or smaller; driven by an adult is acceptable at the discretion of the Parade Chairperson.
  • Participants must be under the age of 18.
  • Large animals/livestock must be led by an adult.
  • To be judged participants must be in the Enos Garcia Elementary no later than 9:30 AM.
  • No objects or candy may be thrown. All items must be handed out.

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