PRINCETON — The Homestead Festival parade registration is now open. The information and parade entry may be found 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 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 "Back In The Day." There is no entry fee to enter a unit in the parade. The deadline for parade entries is Aug. 26.
The parade will step off at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 13 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 Pipe and Drums.
The parade application includes information as to where to mail or fax the completed form. If you do not have access to the website, parade applications will be available at Edward Jones Investments at 200 Ace Road. If you have questions or need additional information, contact Deb Kirley at 815-875-6565.