Parade Lineup 2019

GATHERING INFO and Special Instructions

By KWHI/KTEX radio station: Arens Services (follow Brenham Fire Dept., return via Clinton street), KTEX Country Cruiser (follow float #4 and rerun)

In order, Middle of Main at Market: BHS Marine JROTC and Drill Teams, Scout Troop 742, Brenham High School Band.

 In order, south side of Main, east of Market to corner of Clinton:  Grand Marshal, City of Brenham entry, Sen. Kolkhorst, Rep. Leman, BISD Officials, Street Sweets Ice Cream Truck, Senior Activity Center, On Zion’s Hill (reruns) UT Alumni Band(reruns).

In order, west to east – Performance Health and Wellness Grass/apron parking area:   Please back in.  WC Sheriff’s Chaplain behind WC Sheriff. Fair Entry behind Heritage Museum. Bluebonnet Opry.  Sunrise Beach Lawn Chair Brigade and Plungettes in front of bldg.

Skate Car line up beside and follow float #1 , Bank of Brenham vehicle line up beside and follow float # 2 , Blue Bell truck line up beside and lead float # 3.

 BHS Band: Brenham Heritage Museum parking lot, follow BISD Officials onto parade route.  (See line up) They should be somewhere to your left against the curb.

Burton Cheer and Bands: gather in the old Coastal Bank drive-thru, form to right  (north) in street after float 10, allowing space for Firetrucks coming off Market onto Main and Sherriff’s entries coming from left on Main.

Blinn Band: gather where you like, move to the Heritage Museum lot as Parade begins.   Wait for EMS Color Guard and vehicle(s) to pass by. Follow Blinn officials who will be coming up from Clinton street.

BJHS Band: gather under Cannery tree and move to Museum lot when Blinn leaves it. Follow Art Cars into parade.

 In order from Clinton corner to end of Old Culligan parking lot.      EMS Honor Guard and Vehicle(s),Blinn Officials, Chappell Hill Hist. Soc., Chappell Hill Chamber, Coalfox Brewery, Texas Star Winery

Upchurch Architects parking lot, Washington County Officials, Wash. Co. Chamber and Blue Blazers.

** In Order with middle of street open, on Main Street, east of Ross StreetPlease do not block the intersection of Main and Ross. Maifest Floats will be used twice and must use Ross Street to return to Main Street for reloading.

North Side of MAIN :  Houston and Brenham Shriners – follow float 27 onto parade route

South Side of MAIN : Antique/Classic/Special vehicles (follow float #53).                                                                                                           Art cars  follow any Antique/Classic/Special Vehicles after float #53 and then wait for Firetrucks to move from Market St. in front of you onto route)


If you have any questions, call Dottie Schaer 979-277-2036 on May 2nd.


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Please see “where to gather/line up” info above.  If you do not see your group specifically listed, you are a part of the Antique and Classic Cars and Special Entries group._____________


BHS Marine Corps  JROTC Color Guard and Drill Teams

** Brenham Fire Department Chief and Firetrucks – 2

(County Volunteer Fire Trucks listed throughout, but send at least 2 after float 10 between Blinn Officials and Burton Cheerleaders, 2 after float 27  before Jr. Royalty grouping and 2 after float 53, before Sr. Royalty grouping)

Arens Servicesreturns to Main Street via Clinton and parks

 Grand Marshals –Celebrating their 50th anniversary as Maifest Royalty: Senior Queen Sue Tomachefsky Raup of The Court of Moonlight and Roses and Junior Queen Jennifer Hall Eckermann of The Court of Never Never Land: Driven by former Maifest President Gregg Appel in his 1915 Dodge Brothers car.

City Of Brenham Officialstruck, electric car

Boy Scout Troop 742

Texas State Senator , District 18 : Lois W. Kolkhorst – vehicle

Texas State Representative, District 13: Ben Leman- vehicle

Brenham Independent School District Officials

**Brenham High School Band

Float, no number – Last Year’s Royalty*2018 Junior and Senior Royalty –

Jr. Royalty: The Great Outdoors: Queen Swayzee Huckert, King Charlie Kenjura

Sr. Royalty : Our Excellent Adventures: Queen Caroline Cone, Queen Sara Guiberteau, King Stephen Puckett,  King Noah Ragonis,

Float 1 – Silver Wings- Former Royalty –  does not rerun

Silver Wings Ballroom Skate Car

***All floats from this point rerun as well as entries noted***

Float 2 – Bank of Brenham   – WITH SOUND

Bank of Brenham Vehicle

Blue Bell Antique Delivery Truck

Float 3- Blue Bell Creameries –

Float 4-Radio Central KTTX

KTEX  Country Cruiser – reruns

 Float 5 – Kolkhorst Foods

Float 6 – I ♥ the Parade

Street Sweets Ice Cream Truck – “will park at intersection of Alamo and Baylor to sell treats”.

Float 7 – Heritage Texas

Float 8 – Wittner Plumbing & Faske’s Jewelry– WITH SOUND

Float 9 – Brenham National Bank

Float 10 – Bluebonnet Electric

**Firetrucks – 2

Washington County Sheriff’s Department

Sheriff’s Dept. ChaplainPastor Johnny Williams

**Burton Panther Cheer

**Burton Panther Varsity and Jr. High Marching Bands

Float 11 – Sonic

Float 12 – Van Dyke Rankin

Float 13 – Sparkling Scepters- WITH SOUND

Float 14 – HEB

Brenham Heritage Museum

Washington County Fair entry: President Dean Luetge-driving. Fair Queen-Hannah Warmke. Jr. Miss-Madison Hooks and Jr. Mr.- Kord Mikolajchak. Little Miss-Charli Ann Alford and Little Mr.- Ely Merkley

Float 15 – Germania

Float 16 – Must Be Heaven -WITH SOUND

Float 17 – Thielemann Construction & Wellmann Insurance

Senior Activity Center entry

Sunrise Beach Lawn Chair Brigademarches and has music

Float 18 – Heather & Arlen Thielemann

Float 19 – Hopkins Family

Float 20 – Capital Ranch Real Estate

On Zion’s Hill – reruns – music group on trailer

Float 21 – J&A Roofing

Float 22 – Appel Ford

 UT Exes Band – reruns – band on trailer

Float 23 – J&J Packing

Float 24 – Boehm & Dahmann Insurance

Float 25 – Baylor Scott & White – WITH SOUND

Float 26 – Tegeler Toyota

Float 27 – Design II

WCVFD Firetrucks  – listed throughout- reserve 2 for Senior Royalty Group

EMS Honor Guard

EMS Vehicles

Blinn Junior College Officials

**Blinn Buccaneer Band

Float, no number2019 Junior Royalty : The Court of Once Upon A story Time:

Queen Isabelle Hyatt, King Jack Rogas

Brenham and Houston Shriners

Float 28 (rerun 2)- Bank of Brenham – WITH SOUND

Float 29 (rerun 3)- Blue Bell Creameries

Float 30 (rerun 4) – Radio Central KTTX

KTEX Country Cruiser

Float 31 (rerun 5) – Kolkhorst Foods

Float 32 (rerun 6) – I ♥ the Parade

Float 33 (rerun 7) – Heritage Texas–

Float 34 (rerun 8) – Wittner Plumbing & Faske’s Jewelry WITH SOUND

Float 35 (rerun 9) – Brenham National Bank

Float 36 (rerun 10) – Bluebonnet Electric

Washington County Officials

Washington County Chamber of Commerce and Blue Blazers

Float 37 (rerun 11) – Sonic

Float 38 (rerun 12) – Van Dyke Rankin–

Float 39 (rerun 13) – Sparkling Scepters WITH SOUND

Float 40 (rerun 14)– HEB

Chappell Hill Historical Society

Chappell Hill Chamber of Commerce

Coalfox Brewery

Texas Star Winery

Float 41 (rerun 15) – Germania –

Float 42 (rerun 16)– Must Be Heaven WITH SOUND

Float 43 (rerun 17) – Thielemann Construction & Wellmann Insurance

Float 44 (rerun 18) – Heather & Arlen Thielemann

The Bluebonnet Opry Entry Mr. and Mrs. Albert Linke in their 1922 Ford, benefiting Brazos Valley Hospice

The Plungettes – marching group has music

Float 45 (rerun 19) – Hopkins Family

Float 46 (rerun 20) – Capital Ranch Real Estate

On Zion’s Hillmusic group on trailer

Float 47 (rerun 21) – J&A Roofing

Float 48 (rerun 22)– Appel Ford

UT Exes Band – band on trailer

Float 49 (rerun 23) – J&J Packing –

Float 50 (rerun 24) – Boehm & Dahmann Insurance

Float 51 (rerun 25) – Baylor Scott & White WITH SOUND

Float 52 (rerun 26) – Tegeler Toyota

Float 53 (rerun 27) – Design II

Classic and Antique Cars + Special Entries

Washington County Volunteer Fire Truck

 Washington County Volunteer Fire Truck

Art Cars

**Brenham Junior High Band

Float, no number2019 Senior Royalty :The Court of Diamonds and the Great Outdoors:  Queen Chloe Hamilton, King Wills Webb


  Side of Main Street where floats will load:

2018 Royalty &1 – 8:  North side

9 –  17:  South side

18 – 27:  North side

2019Junior Royalty ––@  Lester Brothers on front left apron

28 – 36: South side

37 – 46:  North side

47 – 53: South side

2019 Senior Royalty @ Lester Brothers- in garage