SE & DHS Homecoming Parade 2017


Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant High School and the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce invite you to be a part of the 2017 Homecoming Parade on October 5 in Durant. The theme is “Let The Games Begin!” and starts at 12th & Main at 6:30 p.m. Also enjoy food trucks and other fun activities on Market Square in Downtown Durant after the parade!

2017 Homecoming Parade - SE & DHS
October 5, 2017
6:30 p.m.
Downtown Durant

For more information: 580-924-0848


PARADE LINE-UP: Line-up will be along Arkansas Street beginning at South 12th Avenue and extending west to South 21st Avenue. Line-up begins at 5:30 p.m. Please remember to line up on the NORTH side of Arkansas Street, DO NOT block home entry ways. An easy way to enter the parade lineup is to turn south onto 21st Street by Jack in the Box and turn left onto Arkansas, continue east on Arkansas until you reach the end of the parade lineup and pull in behind the last float or vehicle in line. Entries with multiple vehicles should first gather together off-site, then enter into the line up together. Please do not park vehicles at or block Pizza Hut, the Social Security Office or Stage parking lots.

PARADE ROUTE: The parade route begins at the intersection of North 12th Avenue and Main Street. Entries will proceed east down Main Street through Downtown to the intersection of North 1st Avenue, at which point the parade will turn left (north) onto North 1st Avenue. The parade will then disperse at Beech Street and 1st Avenue. 

ENTRY/JUDGING INFORMATION: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place overall will be award in each of the judging categories: Durant, Southeastern, Community. Your entry should be plainly marked with the name of your organization on the right side of your entry (passenger side) to assist judges in their scoring. Judges and Announcer stand is located on the southeast corner of 4th and Main St. at Mickle Law Office. Entries must reflect the “Let the Games Begin” theme to be eligible for judging. Entries will be judged on Theme Relevance, Creativity and Visual Appeal.

WEATHER: In case of inclement weather, please check or on Facebook at (Durant Area Chamber of Commerce) for any updates on parade status.

REMEMBER: It is unlawful to throw ANYTHING from floats or vehicles. Your entry will be disqualified for throwing candy. You may have walkers along your entry handing out candy.