SUNDAY, AUGUST 26, 2018
PARADE: LINE UP: 1:30 PM STEP OFF: 3 PM
PARADE STARTS AT ADDISON TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL AND ENDS AT VILLAGE HALL COMPLEX
BASH: BASH STARTS AT 4PM ON THE VILLAGE GREEN AND HISTORICAL MUSEUM GROUNDS AND ENDS AT 9PM.
The Village of Addison and the Medinah Shriners are pleased to co-sponsor the first village-wide parade since 2008. The theme of the parade is "Addison Celebrates the Illinois Bicentennial". The parade will proceed from Addison Trail High School down West Army Trail Boulevard to the Village of Addison complex. The Medinah Shriners have committed 25 units including flying carpets, clowns, motor corps, big wheels, HIghlanders, fire, police, patrol, military, chanters and shrine clubs. The Addison Trail High School Marching Band will be a featured participant. Local and state dignitaries have been invited to participate. Addison schools, not for profit organizations, community and youth groups, and local businesses are also eligible to participate.
Following the parade, there will be a "Bicentennial Bash" on the Village Green and Historical Museum grounds featuring food, live music and historical re-enactment. The opening band is "The Neverly Brothers" playing music from Elvis to the Beatles. The featured band will be "Hit Pockit" who will perform Soul, Motown, Rock and Pop. Costumed re-enactors from the Living Historian's Guild will portray Illinois settlers from the early 19th century. The Bash will be capped off by a fireworks display.
For more information about the parade or to receive a complete parade application, rules and waiver packet, please email email@example.com
For more information about the Illinois Bicentennial and other state wide Bicentennial events, click on the Illinois Bicentennial logo.