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A parade is just not a parade without people in the street... 

  • Parade date is Saturday, July 15.

  • Parade time is 11am.

  • Parade route is from Bagley N to Interlake N on N 45th

Summer just got a whole lot more fun in 2023! 

Mix a parade with costumes and Halloween? It's a can't miss! 

So Participants:  Go Ghoulish, go Retro, go Disney, go Drag Queen! Larpers, we know you're out there. Furries, too!

Everyone is welcome to join in the fun!

This is a Kiddie Parade, designed to bring amusement to kids of all ages!

(Dogs are ok, too)  The only stipulation is that every parade participant must be wearing a costume of some kind.

As always, prizes will be awarded for the Drill Teams, but this year, there will be prizes for best costumes, too.

Who MUST register:

Drill Teams, Marching Bands, ​Neighborhood Groups larger than 10 people, Motorized exhibits (floats, trucks and cars)

Everyone else can simply show up at Meridian Park and muster up.

Register HERE

Everyone Must Submit a Hold Harmless Form.

Download Hold Harmless Form HERE

Got questions? We got answers. Contact us HERE

The small print:
Please observe the following rules for everyone’s safety and enjoyment!

  • Participants must follow all instructions from police or parade officials.

  • Do not throw materials along the parade route. Distribution of candy, gifts, merchandise, or other materials may be handed out or rolled on the ground.

  • Distributing literature is strongly discouraged. If you do, you must provide volunteers for the clean-up crew.

  • Entrants must clean up after all animals participating in the parade.

  • Participants are reminded to stay on course with the parade route and to refrain from mingling with parade route spectators.

  • Any vendors must have prior approval to be allowed on the street during the parade.

  • Registrations must be complete to be included in the parade.


Here're the 2019 winners:



3rd:  The Babynettes Drill Team

2nd:  The Electronettes Junior Drill Team

1st:  The Baby Dolls Drill Team


3rd:  The Seattle Chinese Community Girls Drill Team

2nd: The Washington Diamonds Drill Team & Drumline

1st:  The Dolls & Gents Drill Team & Drumline

Judges Choice Awards

Alpha Martial Arts

Seattle University Drumline

Mary Robertson Johnson, 1940 Lincoln High School Graduate


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