Frequently Asked Questions
When is the Parade?
The Parade is held the third Sunday in May. This year's Parade is Sunday, May 21, 2023. The Parade kicks off at 1:30 PM at Main and Wilson.
When is the Lilac Festival?
Please visit http://www.LombardLilacTime.com for more information on the Lilac Festival and other Lombard community events.
What are the Parade participation rules?
Please refer to the Parade Rules located under the "Rules" page on this website. We are currently accepting applications for this year's Parade. For 2023, distribution of small items (candy, flyers, brochures, face painting, etc.) will be allowed, all items must be handed out, no throwing of items is allowed.
Where can I pick up the kids after dispersal?
A dispersal map and instructions are located under "Participant Information". Instructions are given to the head of each unit for dispersal instructions. Please contact your group coordinator for more information.
Where can I park?
Click on the link on the Rules page for the barricade and parking restriction lists. Please obey "No Parking" signs or your car will be towed.
How long is the Parade?
The Parade performs Rain or Shine. The Parade Route is 1.5 miles long and typically lasts about 2 hours.