Organizers want biggest, best parade ever

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Fossil-Festival-logoSpecial to the County Compass

The Aurora / Richland Township Chamber of Commerce, along with many area sponsors, invites you to participate in the 20th Annual Fossil Festival Parade, scheduled for Saturday, May 25.

Parade participation is free! To enter, call Linnie Battle, parade chairman, at (252) 322-4259. If no answer, please leave a message and we will return your call.


The lineup begins shortly after 9 a.m. near Aurora Middle School. Look for directional signs.

All entries are required to have a valid Driver’s License. Contact the North Carolina Highway Patrol if you need more information on current laws and requirements.

Start time for the parade is 11 a.m. Although participation is free, please consider a donation to Fossil Festival, P.O. Box 326, Aurora, N.C. 27806.

Thank you, and please help our 20th Annual Parade to become the biggest and best in the history of the Fossil Festival.