Registration is open for the 2024 Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade

The Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade is Saturday, June 22, 2024 at 10:30 AM.
Check in and line up begin at 9:00 AM.
*Registration is not complete until entry fee is paid.

Entry Fee: $100 for Business/Political and FREE for NonProfit/NonCommercial
Payable to:
Willmar Fests
PO Box 45
Willmar MN 56201

Registration closes on June 3, 2024

Parade Rules for the Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade

1. All items MUST be handed out from the sidelines.
2. No "throw outs" OF ANY KIND are allowed from any vehicle or float.
3. Water Guns and squirt guns will not be allowed on any unit. The only exception to this rule is T-shirts in which you must make sure they are thrown to the curb.
4. All units must be in position (1) one hour before start of parade. Parade starts promptly at 10:30 am.
5. All vehicles not needed in the parade are to be kept off of the line up route.
6. Each performer or unit shall be responsible for his own equipment, props, costumes, signs and mode of transportation in the parade unless prior arrangements have been made with Willmar Fests.
7. All animal units MUST provide their own clean up.
8. No alcoholic beverages will be allowed on any unit. If any driver of a unit permits this, they will be ticketed under the Open Container Law. No warning will be given.

2024 Parade Line up Map