Parade

Minnesota's Oldest and Largest 4th of July Parade Sponsored by Otto Transfer

The 2021 Delano 4th of July Parade will take place on Sunday, July 4th starting at 10:30 AM

If you are interested in participating in this year's parade, you can register by following this LINK.

 

 


Parade Route Map



Grand Marshal History
 

 

2020 - American Legion Honor Guard
2019 - Kat Perkins, Musician
2018 - Major General Jon A. Jensen

2017 - Paul Thomas
2016 - Mark Dayton, Minnesota State Governor
2015 - Tom Emmer, U.S. House Representative, District 6
2014 - Madeline, representing Wishes & More
2013 - Mike Max, WCCO Sports
2012 - Keith Marler, Fox 9 Meteorologist
2011 - Merrill Pavlovich, MSHSL Coaching Hall of Famer, Delano HS Football
2010 - John Randle, NFL Hall of Fame
2009 - Mike Lynch, WCCO Radio Meterologist
2008 - Margaret (Cedergren) Vaughan, First Miss Delano (1968)
2007 - Jason Davis, KSTP TV "On the Road"
2006 - Tim Pawlenty, MN Governor
2005 - Brock Lesnar, NCAA Wrestling Champion
2004 - Delano Academics: Destination Imagination/Science Olympiad
2003 - Lori Line, musician
2002 - The Durst Quadruplets
2001 - Nate Althoff, Utah Utes Basketball
2000 - Scouting in Delano: Wylene Van Guilder and Burton Barber, Scout Leaders
1999 – Ragnar, Minnesota Vikings Mascot
1998 – Jesse Ventura, Governor, Professional Wrestler, Actor
1997 – Terri Traen, KQRS Radio Host
1996 – Crunch, MN Timberwolves Mascot
1995 – Roger Erickson, WCCO Radio
1994 – Char Iten
1993 – Palani Theis, 1993 Easter Seal Society Child Representative
1992 – Sally Adams, “Billboard Sally”
1991 – Sgt. Loren Stabnow, Desert Storm Vet
1990 – Gordon Barnden, Royal British Legion Club, Walton-On-Naze, Essex, England
1989 – Martin and Kitty Van Lith, WWII veterans
1988 – Craig Hartsburg, Minnesota North Stars
1987 – Neal Broten, Minnesota North Stars
1986 – Corrie Jean Dibb, Miss Minnesota US Teen 1986
1985 – Veterans: Henry Elsen, WWI; Donald Weigenant, WWII; Joseph Kittok, Vietnam
1984 – Bill Farmer, WCCO
1983 – Ray Christensen, WCCO
1982 – Ray Christensen, WCCO
1981-
1980–
1979 –
1978 –
1977 –Hubert H. Humphrey, Senator
1976 – Hubert H. Humphrey, Senator

 


Minnesota's oldest and largest 4th of July Celebration!

Since 1857