‘Hibernation Vacation’ is winter carnival theme

“Hibernation Vacation” Theme for Winter Carnival Parade

Saturday, February 10, 2018

The Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center hosts an Annual Winter Carnival Parade. The theme this year is “Hibernation Vacation.” The Winter Carnival Celebration and Parade is the weekend of Thursday through Sunday, February 8-12 with the Parade on Saturday, February 10. The Grand Marshals are Kate and Ben Mitchell of NOMAR, one of Homer’s local manufactures of outdoor clothing and gear and are celebrating the 40th Anniversary of business in Homer.

Parade line-up will be at Homer High School at 11:00 AM and commence at 12:00 noon down Pioneer Avenue. Parade headquarters is at Bay Realty with Darrell Oliver, Master of Ceremonies. Homer Parade entry applications are available online at the Homer Chamber’s website www.homeralaska.org/winter-carnival or are available at the Chamber’s office located at 201 Sterling Highway. Applications are due on or before Monday, February 5th.

The key Parade Sponsor is Muslow & Muslow, Certified Public Accountants along with other supporters: Land’s End Resort, Homer Bed & Breakfast Association, and Seldovia Village Tribe.

The Chamber encourages local businesses, associations, churches, schools and other organizations to schedule special events or activities to celebrate the Winter Carnival Festival to be held Thursday through Sunday, February 9-11. Please submit your activities or events to marketing@homeralaska.org to be printed on the Parade Poster. Deadline to be included is 1-26-18.

For more information on Parade entry applications, please contact Jan Knutson, Homer Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center and Community Events Manager at 235-7740 or stop by the Chamber’s offices at 201 Sterling Highway.

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