Don't miss this popular event!
Please note the time change - this year's parade starts at 9:30am.
The River Forest Service Club, River Forest Parks Foundation, River Forest Park District, and the Village of River Forest are proud sponsors of the 94th Annual Memorial Day Parade! The Parade begins at 9:30am traveling from Constitution Park, south on Ashland Avenue to Lake Street, then west to Keystone Park, and will finish with a FREE hotdog lunch.
Parade Grand Marshal (Information coming soon)
Parade sponsorship opportunities will be offered at the $1,500 and $500 levels. Each level of sponsorship offers a value of benefits depending on the sponsorship level selected. These benefits are listed in the 2019 River Forest Memorial Day Parade Sponsorship Packet.
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- The parade registration fee to participate in the Parade is $50/entry.
- Only 1 group will be allowed to register under 1 entry.
- ALL parade registrations will be required to pay the $50 fee. We will no longer waive the fee for non-profit, community, or governmental groups.
- Parade line-up will go out on Thursday, May 23.
Any individual or business interested in entering a float or walking in the parade should fill out the Registration Form (coming soon) by Monday, May 20th.
Forms can be dropped off or mailed to The Depot (401 Thatcher Avenue, River Forest), faxed to 708-366-6661, or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PARADE BROCHURE (Available in April)
PARADE SPONSORSHIP FORM
PARADE LINE-UP (Available in April)
*Donations are encouraged if you cannot attend on Parade Day*