The Apple Festival Grand Parade is one of the longest in Illinois with fire engines, marching bands, floats, visiting royalty, horses, and many other unique entries. Over 100 units make this parade truly GRAND and enjoyed by thousands of residents and visitors each year.
Bill & Carolyn Jones
Jack Brundage & Vinson “Spike” Erickson
Murphysboro Education Association
WHEN: Saturday, September 18, 2021
Line-up: 9:30 AM
Parade Steps-Off: 11:00 AM
Awards for Floats & Pom/Dance: 2:15 PM
Awards for Bands: Conclusion of Drums at Appletime
WHERE: Downtown Murphysboro
Line-Up: by unit number around MMS
Marching Bands Line-Up: Longfellow Park
Parade Route: Walnut Street from 21st Street to 7th Street
Awards for Floats & Pom/Dance: Gen. John A. Logan Statue at MMS
Awards for Bands: Murphysboro High School's E.L. 'Doc' Bencini Field
EVENT CHAIRS: Debbie Glodo & Bob Hall
FLOATS, WALKING GROUPS, POM/DANCE GROUPS, VISITING ROYALTY, & VEHICLES
Submit your application by email to:
Debbie Glodo - firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include the following information:
This email will serve as your application. When all four pieces of required information listed above have been received, your application will be confirmed by email.
Contact Debbie Glodo
Marching Bands interested in participating in the Grand Parade and/or Drums at Appletime®, please visit the Drums at Appletime® page for more information.