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  2. The parade & program take place on Memorial Day, May 29, 2023.

    Please complete this form by May 12.

    Thank you for joining this important community event.

  3. Parade

    Complete this section if you are participating in the parade.

  4. Will you have people marching in your unit?
  5. Will you have vehicles in your unit?
  6. Agreement (Required field for parade entries)

    By checking this box, I certify that I represent an organization that will be participating in the Memorial Day Parade on May 29, 2023. I further certify that my organization and I will participate in accordance with the directions and specifications of the City of DeKalb, and that my organization and I will waive liability, indemnify and hold harmless the City of DeKalb, its employees, agents and assigns, for and from any loss, damage, expense, claims and costs of every nature and kind arising out of or in accordance with the parade.

  7. Program

    Please complete this section if you are participating in the program.

  8. Additional information
    • Parade staging begins at 8:30 a.m. at Third and Locust Street. Parade begins at 9:00 a.m. with program beginning at approximately 9:30 a.m. at the Ellwood House.
    • You will be e-mailed a copy of the parade line-up with instructions and your position in the parade.
    • Keep in mind this is a solemn memorial, so please refrain from displaying or carrying advertising material and political or other banners.
    • The parade will have the same route as last year. From the staging area, the parade will go west down Locust Street before turning north on Linden Place. We anticipate the parade will last approximately 20-30 minutes.
    • Parade entries are welcome to stay and enjoy the program at the Ellwood House or move onto other activities.
    • If you have any questions, contact Scott Zak at 815-748-2396 or
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