Volunteers needed for Springfield’s Parade of Big Balloons

Hampden County

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Spirit of Springfield is looking for more than 200 volunteers for this year’s Parade of Big Balloons.

Volunteer balloon wranglers and banner carriers are needed for the parade on Friday, November 23.

  • Balloon wranglers must be at least 16 years old and weigh a minimum of 90 pounds, and be available from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 2:00 p.m. on parade day. 
  • Banner carriers must be at least 10 years old and be available from 10 a.m. to approximately 1:00 p.m. on parade day.

The parade steps off at 11:00 a.m. from Lyman Street and continues down Main Street to Margaret Street.

If you are interested in volunteering, you’re asked to contact the Spirit of Springfield at 413-733-3800 or marielle@spiritofspringfield.org. Volunteers can also register online at spiritofspringfield.org/participate.

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