Thanks to all of the participants and spectators at the St. Joseph Lions 4th of July parade! See you next year.

Please contact Mary at 320-493-8331 or Ken at 320-493-5810 for parade information.

History of the 4th of July Parade

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

Festival Information

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




2023 parade information:

Please read and agree to Instructions for Entrants below. Remember to print your parade line-up number (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.


Before July 4 email
ON THE 4TH OF JULY CONTACT Mary Stommes 320-493-8331 or Ken Stommes 320-493-5810


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