Jesse James Festival Parade
Date: Saturday, September 19th 2020
Entry Deadline: August 31, 2020

We would like to invite you to participate in this year’s parade to celebrate our 50th year of the community festival!

The Parade theme this year is “KEARNEY IN THE 1800’S”! Dig out your hat – dust off your cowboy boots and bring your float for judging! The individual categories are Floats, Non-Motorized, Motorized, Equestrian, and Crowd Pleaser with the winners announced as they pass the emcee.

The Parade is on Saturday, September 19, 2020 starting at 10:00 a.m. with staging starting at 8:00 am and the judging at 9:00 am.

Enclosed is a parade registration for your convenience or go to under the events tab for the registration. Please return your registration form along with your fee to;
PO Box 536, Kearney, MO 64060 with a deadline of Friday September 11, 2020.

Parade line-up will be in order of date of completed registration forms with fee receipt date. Get your forms and fees completed and turned in as soon as possible!

Once the completed form and fee is received and line-up is completed, you will receive a confirmation with your number in the line-up. You must have the form and number with you the day of the parade.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please call or text 816)507-5503 or send them to

Thank you!
Parade Chairperson

2020 Entry Form (PDF format)

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