Looking for an unforgettable event for the summer holiday? Do you love cultural and artistic entertainment? Then be sure to check out the Parade in Sint Jansklooster on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 August. Don’t miss it! You’ll be overwhelmed by the amazing floats, lively theatre and musical entertainment.
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One week full of entertainment!
Bike ride along the parade floats under construction. Start at 13.00 from Café Het Wapen van Utrecht.
The jury drives around from 8 pm to 11 pm through the decorated streets of Sint Jansklooster and beyond to judge their decoration. During the judging a review of the theatre in the street also takes place. The neighbourhoods can receive a separate prize for this.
From 14.00 hours the twelve floats drive along the route. Marching bands and theatre make it a complete event.
Make sure you arrive at 19:45 at the start of the route and discover who will win the Honorary Prize!
After the prizes are announced, the evening parade starts at 8.30 pm. Afterwards there is a big party in the party tent until 2 am with entertainment provided by the band PPM.
Starting at noon, the parade floats are back again at Sint Jansklooster. You can then enjoy the beautiful floats and figures again. There will also be street theatre. The Shooting Party is held at the party tent at the end of the afternoon.
Starting at 20.00 in the party tent is the big float-builders party with cooperation from the bands Stageline and Butterfly. The award ceremony will be held between 20.30 and 21.00.
The festive week of Sint Jansklooster officially ends on Sunday evening with an ecumenical church service in the tent. The service starts at 19:00 and is organized by the Council of Churches. The predecessor is Rev. Arend de Braak from Sint Jansklooster. Musical accompaniment is provided by SDG. The theme for the meeting is: Building together.
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