Parade Floats

Did you arrive here via a search for Big Bang Theming? Well you are in the right place! Big Bang is now a part of Show Element Lab.

Several of our designs have won awards including “Best in Show” and “Best Float Design” and received nation wide coverage from news outlets. We have had floats in parades all over the country including: Miami, New York City, Chicago, Boston, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Seattle and more. In addition, we were the official parade float builder for the Fiesta Bowls for 3 years.


Show Element Lab offers a world class full service product when it comes to our parade floats.  We offer a “turn key” experience. Our operational “Show Crew” will make sure all our clients have to do is show up and have fun!

Our services include the following:

  • Discovery and Exploration
  • Concept Design
  • Construction
  • Operations
  • Complimentary Amenities

Contact us to find out more about our services.


Our base float packages start at $3,500. This includes all services mentioned above, as well as a basic graphics package.

Parade float costs vary depending on the features, level of design and detail and a range of other factors. For example, there are many specialty add-ons that will make your float stand out – and increase your budget. These can include:

  • 3D sculptures or characters
  • Animation – can be a character that appears or sign movement
  • Audio package – we can play your favorite play list
  • DJ Booth – yes, we have created spaces for a live DJ to perform
  • Lighting – specialty, off-the-shelf, or custom
  • Special FXs – water, fog, bubbles, fire, rain, etc.
  • Video/Projection – projecting info or story content (at night only)
  • Storage – some of our Clients reuse their float in other parades and years. This is a good ROI savings option.

So consider all your options when planning your parade float budget.

Parade Float Portfolio