PRINCETON — The deadline for entries for this year's Homestead Festival parade is Aug. 27.
Applications can be found at and printed from the festival's website at www.homesteadfestival.com. All the information needed to register an entry for the parade is on the website.
Anyone who is interested in participating in this year's Lovejoy Homestead Festival Parade must turn in an application. This would include any organization, church, club, band and class reunion that may want to have an entry in the parade.
Parade entries are encouraged to use the theme for this year's festival which is "It's Good To Be Home." There is no entry fee to enter a unit in the parade.
The parade will step off at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 14 on Main Street. Several popular entries will be back again this year, including the South Shore Drill Team, Jesse White Tumblers, Generics and Black Hawk Pipes and Drums.
For more information, contact Deb Kirley at 815-875-6565.