Homecoming Parade

 PARADE TIME 10:00 a.m.


Get your school, friends, PTO, group, scouts, neighbors, team, or business together to parade with us through the streets of Manchester.  

The parade is Saturday, September 9, 2023.  

We will begin lining up entries at 8:30 a.m. at The Journey Church, the parade will step off promptly at 10:00 a.m.  The route is approximately two miles long; we will have shuttles to take you back to Journey Church at the conclusion of the parade.

2023 Homecoming - Out of this World

There is a trophy, a cash prize, AND a year of bragging rights for the Best School Entry!

1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place Overall, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place Best Interpretation of the Theme, and Best School Entry will be awarded before the parade begins. Judges will watch set-up and will have their final judging around 9:30 a.m. on the parking lot.

NEW! We will announce the parade winners and award the Best School Entry trophy on Sunday, September 10th at 1:30 p.m. under the big tent at the festival. This is scheduled right after the free family Bingo, and it is family day with discounted ride tickets.  

To Apply:

  • You can fill out the application online HERE

  • OR fill out the entry form below and email it back to bjones@manchestermo.gov

  • OR  you can print the form, fill it out, then mail it to: Manchester Parade Committee, 359 Old Meramec Station Rd. Manchester, Mo 63021.

Parade Application- fill out online

2021 route map
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