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Procession of the Species parade

What is the Procession of the Species?

The Procession of the Species is part of the Recycled Arts Festival and will feature a parade of costumes, floats, music, and dancing with animal and element themes. The Procession is a celebration of community and the natural world through all forms of art. This event is free and open to people of all ages.

Join IN! Participate in the parade dressed in your species creation, or cheer us on from the sidelines! There will be plenty of fun music, dancing and a costume contest! Winners will be announced at the end of the Procession.

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When is the Procession?

Sunday, June 25th at 10:00 am. Check-in at 9:30 am at the registration table.

Where is the Procession?

Downtown Vancouver at Esther Short Park. Check back later for more information and details about where to meet and the parade route.

What are the Rules

The Procession is FREE and OPEN to anyone and everyone. The only rules are as follows:

  1. No written/spoken words
  2. No live pets (except service animals)
  3. No motorized vehicles

Motorized wheelchairs and service animals are welcome

Workshops beginning in May

Join us at these FREE workshops where you can create your own mask/costume for the Procession! We will supply all the materials – mostly repurposed/salvaged materials that were destined for the landfill.

  • Saturday, May 13th, 1–3pm @ Water Resource Education Center
  • Sunday, May 21st, 10:30am–12:30 pm @ Downtown Vancouver Library (Skamania Room)
  • Sunday, June 4th, 2–4pm @ Vintage Books
  • Sunday, June 11th, 2–4pm @ North Bank Community Art Studio (1005 Main Street, Vancouver, WA 98660)
  • Sunday, June 18th, 2–4pm @ North Bank Community Art Studio
  • Saturday, June 24th, 10am–4pm @ RAF Children’s Booth

Please register ahead of time— space is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Workshop Signup

Join us at these FREE workshops where you can create your own mask/costume for the Procession! We will supply all the materials—mostly repurposed/salvaged materials that were destined for the landfill.

Register now!

Recycled Arts Festival

Is it trash or is it art?

Visit the hippest, most eco-conscious festival of the year and see for yourself how people are giving new life to items that were landfill-bound.

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Recycled Arts Festival

Is it trash or is it art? Visit the hippest, most eco-conscious festival of the year and see for yourself how people are giving new life to items that were landfill-bound. June 24–25, 2017.

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