Don't miss this popular event!
The River Forest Service Club, River Forest Parks Foundation, River Forest Park District, and the Village of River Forest are proud sponsors of the 93rd 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
Robert F. Berg
U.S. Navy 1961 -1969
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 2018 River Forest Memorial Day Parade Sponsorship and Registration 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 24.
Any individual or business interested in entering a float or walking in the parade should fill out the Registration Form by Monday, May 21st.
Forms can be dropped off or mailed to The Depot (401 Thatcher Avenue, River Forest), faxed to 708-366-6661, or emailed to email@example.com.
PARADE BROCHURE (Available in May)
PARADE REGISTRATION/ SPONSORSHIP FORM
*Donations are encouraged if you cannot attend on Parade Day*