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Henderson Department of Cultural Arts & Tourism

February 01, 2011


Parade theme honors 30th anniversary of Ethel M Chocolates
WHAT:           The City of Henderson is now accepting applications for the upcoming Heritage Parade. This year’s parade theme is “Henderson – Chocolatiers for 30 years”. The theme honors the 30th anniversary of Ethel M Chocolates, which has called Henderson home since 1981. It’s complimentary to participate.
All Heritage Parade entries, from marching groups to special interest vehicles and equestrian entries, will be judged on theme, creativity and overall appeal. Cash prizes will be awarded to floats for 1st ($1,000), 2nd ($750) and 3rd place ($500), courtesy of several community partners.
Persons and groups interested in participating in the Henderson Heritage Parade can obtain a parade application by visiting or calling the Cultural Arts & Tourism Department at (702) 267-2171. The registration deadline is March 31.
The Henderson Heritage Parade & Festival is a day-long celebration of the City’s 58-year history, rich traditions and community spirit. The event includes a Mayor & Council breakfast, classic car show and festival, featuring culturally-diverse entertainment, world cuisine, craft and cooking demonstrations, courtesy of the International Food & Folklife Association.
WHEN:           Saturday, April 16 at 10 a.m. 
WHERE:         Water Street District (Water Street – Ocean Avenue to Pacific Avenue)
About the City of Henderson Department of Cultural Arts & Tourism
The City of Henderson Department of Cultural Arts and Tourism is dedicated to creating and promoting innovative events, entertainment, programming and venues that celebrate diverse cultural arts, enhance tourism, involve and serve the community and enrich the economic and cultural fabric of Henderson.

The Henderson Pavilion, Henderson Convention Center and Henderson Events Plaza are all managed by the Department of Cultural Arts and Tourism.

For additional information on our programs and entertainment, please contact us directly at (702) 267-2171. Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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