Applefest King Apple Parade

Sep 22, 2024

01:00 pm

South 2nd
La Crescent, 55947

Event Website

(608) 385-2412

The La Crescent Apple Festival Board of Directors cordially invites you to participate in our Annual King Apple Parade. Each year, the King Apple parade is held on the Sunday of Applefest at 1:00 PM in La Crescent, MN.


The staging area will open at approximately 10 am. We request that all units enter town as soon as possible and make their way to the staging area as indicated on the map that you will receive prior to the parade.
There will be parade official available after 10:30 am to direct you as needed.
All units should be in the line-up no later than 12:15pm.
All units will be judged DURING the parade. The judging stand will be located at the corner of South 2nd and Oak Street.
ALL BANDS will stage near Prince of Peace Church parking lot West of N. Hill St.
All transportation should proceed to the HS parking lot for post-parade pickup.
Candy may be handed to spectators but should not be thrown from moving units.
All equestrian units must provide clean up.
Due to small children in attendance at the parade, please be cognizant of any use of extreme noise makers, such as airhorns.
The Applefest Board of Directors will greet you at the end of the parade.
Disassemble your unit PAST the high school, after the Board of Directors.
La Crescent Apple Festival requires a certificate of insurance from all motorized parade vehicles. Please attach your certificate of insurance to the application below, or have it sent to the email listed below. All for profit units must pay a $75 registration fee. Registration fee can be paid via credit card online at the link or via check to the address listed below. If paying by check, please write ‘Parade’ in the memo line. Non-profit units will have the registration fee waived.

Please submit your registration form and payment by September 7th.