Upcoming Events

FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2018

2018 Hernando De Soto Children's Parade

It is with great pleasure that the Hernando de Soto Historical Society extends to you an invitation to place an entry in the 2018 Suncoast Credit Union De Soto Heritage Festival Children’s Parade Presented by The Early Learning Coalition of Manatee County.

The parade will step off at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 30, 2018, and this year’s theme is “Creatures under the Sea” This year the parade will feature awards for “Best Performance” as well as “Best Cheerleading Performance” and a non-float “School Spirit” cash award. Also for the fifteenth year, we will be awarding $1,000 to the participating school who’s float entry best represents this year’s theme. Please review rules carefully.


2018 De Soto Heritage Festival Children’s Parade Entry Form


Fostering and facilitating an appreciation of Manatee County’s Spanish - American heritage and cultural alliances through special events, community collaborations and charitable giving Since 1939

6404 Manatee Ave. W. Suite G. 
Bradenton, FL 34209
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