Registration for the 2023 parade begins on April 1, 2023.

2022 Parade Prize Winners:   

Wow!  Extreme!

  1. Ringsmuth Riders
  2. St. Cloud Financial Credit Union

Best Dressed Business          

  1. Woods Farmers Seed & Nursery
  2. Jupiter Moon

Classy Vehicles         

  1. Coborns of St. Joseph
  2. Wandering Cow Ice Cream & Shaved Ice

Cool Youth     

  1. National Karate
  2. St. Cloud Youth Hockey


  1. No 2022 entries

4th of July Theme      

  1. Soyka for Sheriff
  2. Rainbow of MN

HM      Vietnam Wall Memorial (Rock on Trucks)
HM      Andy's Towing
HM      Great Northern Theatre & Mr. Twisty


Before July 4 email
ON THE 4TH OF JULY CONTACT Keith Schleper 320-493-3529

History of the 4th of July Parade

Click here to read about the history of the St. Joseph 4th of July parade.

Festival Information

Visit JoeTownRocks for the most up-to-date information about parish festival events.

Members of the St. Joseph Lions Club prepare for the 2018 4th of July Parade

2022 PARADE INFORMATION (Registration for the 2023 parade begins on April 1, 2023.)

REMEMBER TO PRINT YOUR PARADE LINE-UP NUMBER and read and agree to Instructions for Entrants. See below.

Mail parade entry fee checks to:
Lions 4th of July Parade
29157 156th Ave.
Cold Spring, MN 56320

Parade Line-Up: 8:30 am; Parade Start: 10 am; Parade Length: 1.5 miles

July 1st:

July 4th Line Up:

Stop at check in within the college campus showing your pre-printed Parade Line-Up Number. You will be assigned a staging lot number. Proceed to your staging lot. Find and park at your ‘parade number stake’ in the staging lot. Please tape your 2 pre-printed parade numbers to either side of your vehicle (bring tape and tape it on). If you registered for a prize category, you must print and apply your Parade Line-Up Number to the side of your unit for the judges to see. Judges/staging/spectators want to see this number! 

  • Large truck/semi staging is on Minnesota Street prior to the parade start point.
  • Marching Band staging is North of the parade start point in the Ballpark.
  • Animal entry staging is in Lot 7.


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