Don't miss this popular event!
PARADE STEPS OFF AT 9:30am
The River Forest Park District, River Forest Civic Association, 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
Staff Sergeant Richard Gadek
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.
Community Picnic Sponsor
Grace Lutheran School
Kelty Lawn Care
Fifth Third Bank
Pan American Bank
Wednesday Journal of Oak Park and River Forest
West Cook YMCA
- 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 by Monday, May 20th.
Forms can be dropped off or mailed to The Depot (401 Thatcher Avenue, River Forest) or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PARADE SPONSORSHIP FORM
*Donations are encouraged if you cannot attend on Parade Day*