OC's 103rd Annual Baby Parade, August 9th
Thursday, 26 July 2012
The parade competition is open to children from infants to ten years of age. Parents may register at the
Divisions include Fancy Decorated Go Carts, Strollers, Coaches, Express Wagons etc; Comic Decorated Go Carts; Strollers, Coaches, etc.; Small Children’s Floats, (all vehicles including express wagons and baby carriages with tops or sides built on measuring more than three by five feet) and Commercial and Non-Commercial large floats.
Entry fee is $5 per child and $10 for commercial floats. All children receive a commemorative gift for being in the parade.
The Ocean City Baby Parade was founded by Leo Bamberger and his committee. Bamberger, a photo engraver, was one of the organizers of Labor Day. The Parade is now directed by Susan Canale who heads a committee of 40 volunteers.
Musical groups that will be featured in the event include the Interboro High School of Pennsylvania Marching Band, the Pitman Hobo Band, The Atlantic City Bagpipers, The Fred Hall Dixieland Band, the Hype Guards, an Award Winning Youth Color Guard with music and marchers and the Ed Coles Entertainers.