Lombard Lilac Festival Parade - Since 1929!

Lombard Lilac Festival Parade 2024

Since 1929

2024 Lombard Lilac Parade

Date: May 19, 2024
Time: 1:30 PM
Place: 1014 S. Main St, Lombard
(Glenbard East High School)
Theme: "Salute to the Troops"

The Lombard Lilac Parade Committee would like you to thoroughly enjoy your Parade Day. The Committee, in cooperation with the Lombard Police Department, is asking you to be vigilant of any suspicious activities and notify a parade official or police officer staged along the parade route if you witness anything out of the ordinary.

The Lilac Parade is a rain or shine event.  It is not, however, a lightening, hail or tornado event.

Click here for a Parade Route Map.  Note:  The map is not to scale, the route is approximately 1 1/2 miles long.


2024 Award Winners

High School Bands:

  1. Glenbard East School Marching Band
  2. Willowbrook High School Marching Band
  3. Bloom Township Blazing Trojan Marching Band

Middle School Bands:

  1. Glenn Westlake Middle School Marching Band
  2. District 45 Combined Bands
  3. (Tie) North Elementary Drumline &  Marquardt Marching Mustangs

Floats: (Civic Amateur Made):

  1. (Tie) Lombard Falcons & Lombard Princesses
  2. Wildcats Special Needs Allstar Cheer
  3. Lombard Baseball League

Novelty Non Motorized:

  1. Tumbling Times Gymnastics & Cheer
  2. AAUW Wheaton-Glen Ellyn Branch
  3. Firebird Soccer Club


  1. WIMPY 1925 Model T
  2. Chicago Mustang Club
  3. 100th Annie-versary of Little Orphan Annie WWII Jeep





The Parade Application process for 2024 

is now closed.

Applications were due by April 15, 2024.

March 23, 2024

The Adult Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt was a great success.  Thank you to everyone who braved the weather and came out.  Also a big thank you to all our raffle prize donors.

We hope to see you again next year!

Thanks for your participation and support.



 The Fall Haunted Wine Walk is planned for October 19, 2024

Costumes are encouraged!

Check back for more details in August.




Want to help plan the Lilac Parade?

Our next in-person meeting will be held September 12, 2024.

Location:  Lombard Village Hall Community Room.

We are also looking for people to help on Parade Day!

7 PM

Do you have a convertible?  Know someone who does? Want to be in the Parade?

We need convertibles to convey dignitaries in the parade.  If you are interested please text Alice at 630-930-7696.

Want to Volunteer Parade Day?

Next Orientation Meeting is May 15, 2025


This meeting is for those who want to work the Parade route on Parade day.  It will review duties and expectations for the day.

Location  - Log Cabin

Main & 16th Street.

Or contact us at [email protected]

Please join us at our fundraising events

See the Special Events page for details

The response has been wonderful, Thank You, Lombard!

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Contact Us




P.O. Box 82
Lombard, IL 60148