The Apple Butter Festival Parade Committee extends to you this invitation to participate in the 32nd Annual Salem Apple Butter Festival Parade.

The parade will be held on Saturday, October 8, 2016 beginning at 12:00 noon.


All vehicle and float entries, except antique cars, are to be decorated using an apple or apple butter making theme or any other appropriate decorations. Riders on trucks are prohibited from hanging over the sides of the trucks. Line-up will be between 11:00 and 11:45 a.m. Any unit not present by 11:45 a.m. will be placed at the end of the parade, regardless of where it was supposed to be in the line-up. All units will line up at Salem International University.


NOTE: TRAFFIC WILL BE SHUT DOWN FROM THE MAIN STREET SIDE OF K. DUANE HURLEY BOULEVARD. PLEASE ENTER FROM THE RT 50 SIDE. NO TRAFFIC WILL BE ALLOWED TO ENTER FROM THE MAIN STREET SIDE.


Please return the form below by September 23. By doing so, you will ensure your unit a more favorable place in the parade formation and help us with our planning.


If you are not the person who handles these requests, please pass this along to the proper person. If you need additional information, please contact me at 304-370-2002 or email jrichmond1982@gmail.com

John Richmond, Parade Chairman

Application Pdf

By clicking on the picture at left, you will be able to open the Parade Entry Form and fill it out in your browser (works with IE and Chrome). After filling out all fields, you may save to your computer and email as an attachment to Salemapple@hotmail.com (Please also CC to jrichmond1982@gmail.com)

Or if you prefer, you may also print the Entry Form and mail it to:


Salem Apple Butter Festival

Attn: John Richmond

159 Valley Street

Salem, WV 26426