Lions Club 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).  Free balloon creations will be available at the park following the parade. 

Parade Route New

Once again we have the highly skilled and experienced

World Champion Phantom Regiment!

 

The regiment is comprised of 135 dedicated members who age 14-22 years. They typically travel 15,000 miles throughout the country over the summer months.  They host the annual Show of Shows at Boylan High School in Rockford and attend competition finals at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wisconsin.

A few of the 95 other parade entrants include the American Legion Riders, Forreston High School Band, Freeport Chapter VietNow, Several Area Fair Queens, and the Tebala Shrine Klowns

Click on the link below for a printable entry form

entry form 2017

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