Lions Club Grand Parade

Thank you to our parade sponsors Leaf River Telephone Company/LR Communications and Exelon!! Thank you to the Ogle County Sheriff for leading the parade, and for the Leaf River and Forreston American Legion posts for starting us off right! And we can’t forget Sid AndersonTena Krueger and Kelly Neslund for the National Anthem (beautifully done, as always).  Thank you to all that participate and watch the parade. We need all of you to make it a Grand Parade!

The Grand Parade is the Leaf River Summer Daze Festival finale!  It begins at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday following the Lion’s Club Pork Chop Dinner (see Sunday’s Events at Bertolet Park for details).  Stake out your spot early, then sit back and enjoy!!  (click the link below for a copy of parade route). 

Parade Route New

A few of the parade entries include the American Legion Riders, Forreston Jr. High School Band, Several Area Fair Queens, and the Tebala Shrine Klowns

Click on the link below for a printable entry form

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Raffle drawing to be held at the Bertolet Park at 4:00pm.  Lions Club raffle (multiple items – see Lions raffle page), Merry Martha Raffle and Historical Museum Quilt and Pig Raffle.