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Sunday, September 17th, 2023 @ 2:00 pm


2023 Theme

Okawville Heritage: From Then, 'Till Now

Celebrating 75 Years

More info to come! Check back soon!


Parade Registration

Entry Details

Anyone wanting to enter the parade must complete an online form. Check back here for the registration link!

Everyone is invited to enter, including...

  • Themed floats (competition)

  • Floats (non-competition)

  • Cars, trucks, side-by-sides, etc. (no semi-trucks) for commercial and non-commercial purposes

  • Business advertisement

  • Politician campaigns

  • Tractors

Horse riders, please contact Sue Lehde (618-424-7735) to register for the parade.

Entry Rules

  • Throwing anything from vehicles or floats is strictly prohibited. 

  • You may walk and pass out candy and other items.

  • No abusive language or rude behavior will be tolerated.

  • No alcohol may be consumed during the parade or on the parade route.

  • No semi-trucks allowed on the parade route. 

  • Have fun and enjoy the crowd!


Parade Day Schedule

  • Please line up between 11:30 am - 12:00 pm.

  • Front St closes at 1:30 pm.

  • To find your place in the line up, please find parade staff near the banks in town.

  • Parade starts at 2 pm.


For any questions, please contact Janine Brammeier at


Parade Route

Start: Corner of St. Louis St. & Front St.
Finish: Corner of Willow St. & Front St.

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