Jesse James Festival Parade
Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023
Entry Deadline: August 31, 2023
Parade Lineup 2023
It’s Jesse James Festival time once again and this year is our 52nd year! We would like to extend this invitation to you to participate with us in this years’ parade. This year’s parade theme will be “Traditional Fall” themed. We are excited to see your favorite parts of Fall!
The categories judged at the parade include Floats, Non-Motorized, Motorized, Equestrian and Crowd Pleaser. Categories with winners in 1st-3rd places will be rewarded with ribbons or plaques with the ultimate prize being given with the traveling trophy for the year. The contestant that best represents the 2023 Fall theme will be rewarded with this trophy. The parade this year will be on Saturday, September 16th, at 10:00 am in Kearney, MO.
This years’ festivities include a demolition derby, 5K/10K run, rodeos, arts & crafts, mud volleyball and a carnival! Please check out our website jessejamesfestival.com for the exact dates of the many events for the September 2023 festival!
Enclosed is a parade application for your convenience, please return the completed application with fee to the PO Box 536, Kearney, MO 64060 address. Entries order of line-up will be placed in order by date of receipt of entry form with fee, so get your completed form with fee returned as soon as possible!
Once your completed entry with fee is received a confirmation will be returned to you, which you MUST have with you for the day of the parade. Your entry form has more information. If you have any questions, please call Julie Hedges at 816-507-5503 or Ashley Hedges at 816-797-3957.
Sincerely, The Jesse James Festival Committee, Inc