Tag: holiday parade

UW-Green Bay parade committee wins award for most original

UWGB Float in the Holiday Parade

For the third straight year UW-Green Bay won one of the three awards given for non-commercial floats at the 2016 Green Bay Holiday Parade. This year, UW-Green Bay won the Grand Marshal’s Award for most original. Every unit was asked to portray the parade theme, “Winter Wonderland.” UW-Green Bay’s parade committee used liberal interpretation of […]

Watch for UW-Green Bay in annual Green Bay Holiday Parade

Will the parade committee, on behalf of UW-Green Bay, win a third consecutive award for its holiday float this Saturday (10 a.m. downtown Green Bay)? This year’s theme is “winter wonderland.” Rumors have it that the UWGB arboretum will be featured, along with a certain special (mostly) green bird. “Gone away is the bluebird…” Join […]

School Supply Drive

UWGB empoyees dropping off school supplies at Jefferson Elementary School

The UW-Green Bay Holiday Parade Committee won the Mayor’s Award for best float originality in the 2015 Green Bay Holiday Parade, but the real winners were local children who benefited from the campus donations of school supplies collected by the committee. UW-Green Bay’s committee themed its float “Every time a bell rings, a Phoenix gets […]

Millers are grand marshals for Green Bay Holiday Parade


Gary and Georgia Miller will be leading the pack — followed closely by the official UW-Green Bay float, dance team, spirit squad members and student athletes — at the head of Saturday’s annual Green Bay Holiday Parade downtown. The Millers were selected parade grand marshals in honor of the University’s 50th anniversary. If you can’t […]

School supply donations requested for area children

UW-Green Bay regularly enters a float in the Annual Green Bay Holiday Parade, scheduled this year for Saturday, Nov. 21. In conjunction with this event, organizers are gathering school supplies to be shared with underprivileged kids in the Green Bay School District. Drop-off boxes are located across campus, through Wednesday the 18th. For locations, a […]

School supply donations requested for area children

UW-Green Bay regularly enters a float in the Annual Green Bay Holiday Parade, scheduled this year for Saturday, November 21. In conjunction with this event, they are gathering school supplies to be shared with underprivileged kids in the Green Bay School District. Help make a local child smile this season and ease the pressure on […]

The UWGB Parade Committee is seeking volunteers

Seeking: Volunteers to serve on this year’s Green Bay Holiday Parade Float Committee. It’s a fun gig, and last year this group won the Jean Nicolet Award for the best themed float. Is working on a parade float on your bucket list? There was a preliminary kickoff meeting earlier today in the marketing suite located […]

Close-ups: An award-winning float for UWGB and a ‘Toyful’ and Joyful Christmas to all

Add another to UW-Green Bay’s long list of awards. At least for one year, UW-Green Bay holds the 2014 Green Bay Holiday Parade’s Jean Nicolet Award for the float that portrays this year’s theme — Toyland Christmas — to the greatest degree in design and presentation.

Details on UW-Green Bay’s participation in Holiday Parade

The 31st Annual AT&T Green Bay Holiday Parade will wind through downtown this Saturday (Nov. 22), starting north on Jefferson from Stuart Street at 10 a.m. sharp. The UW-Green Bay float will appear among the first dozen units. A “Toyland Christmas” themed parade will feature 85 entries including parade grand marshals Queen Elsa and Princess […]