UBS Parade Spectacular presented by Stamford Town Center and Stamford Advocate

The parade is one of the largest helium balloon parades in the country, featuring everyone’s favorite giant balloon characters, award winning marching bands and fabulous floats.  Fun for the whole family!

The parade goes on rain or shine! 

Balloons, Stars & Sponsors

Parade Fun Facts

Parade Day Dining

Parade Public Parking Map

Participant Parade Map

Parade Day Street Closures

2016 Parade Volunteer Application
We are now accepting applications for helium balloon handlers, clowns & route marshals.
Clowns, helium balloon handlers and circus performers must be at least 16 years old. Route Marshals must be at least 21 years old. This is a voluntary (unpaid) position.

Parade Sponsors:
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AffinEco and Forstone Capital, Affordable Tents, Allied Universal Security, The Ashforth Company, Avon Theatre Film Center, Bank of America, Bank of America, Bildner Capital, County TV & Appliance of Stamford, City Carting, Donate Life Connecticut & New England Organ Bank, Emmett & Glander, Attorneys at Law, Empire State Realty Trust, First County Bank, GB Parking, Gibraltar Management Company, Grade A ShopRite-Cingari Family, Granite Stamford Executive Center Holdings, LLC, Hearst Connecticut Media Group/The Advocate, Highgrove Apartments, The Insurance Exchange, Inc., A Division of Cross Insurance, Kona Grill, Make-A-Wish Connecticut & Blue Buffalo, Marlo Associates, Inc., Morgan Stanley, NBCUniversal, Nestlé Waters North America, The Palace, Pitney Bowes, Inc., Point72 Asset Management, Purdue Pharma L.P., Reckson, A Division of SL Green Realty Corp., Remo’s Brick Oven Pizza Company, RMS Companies, RXR Realty/Cappelli Organization, Sacred Heart University’s Stamford Graduate Center at Landmark Square, Serpe Brothers, Shipman & Goodwin, Silver Golub & Teitell LLP, Simply Signs, Stamford Emergency Medical Services, Stamford Police Department, Stamford Professional Firefighters Local 786, Stamford Public Schools, Stamford Town Center, Stamford Volunteer Fire Departments, Stamford Youth Foundation Cheerleaders, State Street Global Advisors, Steven Wise Associates & Spinnaker Partners, UBS, University of Connecticut, United Realty, Inc.



Application Deadline for the 2016 Parade was June 13, 2106.  Please consider applying for the 2017 parade at link below.

Click Here for 2017 Marching Band/Dance Group Parade Participant Application, Deadline June 12, 2017