UBS Parade Spectacular presented by Stamford Town Center and The Stamford Advocate/Hearst Media

One of the largest helium balloon parades in the country, it features everyone’s favorite giant balloon characters, award winning marching bands and fabulous floats.  Fun for the whole family!

2015 UBS Parade Spectacular General Information



UBS Parade Spectacular Balloon Stars and Sponsors

Parade Broadsheet with Lots of Information!

Want to know where to go after the parade? 2015 Restaurants Open on Parade Day

Public Parking Parade Map

Parade Participant Map

Parade Street Closings


Positions available:

-Giant Helium Balloon Handlers
-Route Monitors

Clowns & Balloon Handlers must be at least 16 years of age.
Route Monitors must be at least 21 years of age.
No prior experience necessary! Free training sessions

Click here for the 2015 Volunteer Application

Seeking all talented performers!

We are looking for circus acts (clowns, unicycle riders, hula hoop, jugglers, stilt walkers, etc.) to perform before and during the Parade, and at our Inflation Party the night before.  (Stilts, etc., props, and costumes not provided; you must supply your own.)
This is a voluntary (unpaid) position. The UBS Parade Spectacular is seen by over 100,000 spectators!

Click Here for the 2015 Parade Circus Entertainment Application

Parade Participant Waiver & Photo Release

2015 Marching Band/Dance Group Participant Application Deadline has passed (June 19, 2015)

Click Here for 2016 Marching Band/Dance Group Participant Application, Deadline June 13, 2016