This family-friendly community event will take place at its new location at Jaycee Park, 525 E. River Street.
This beautiful six acre park is located right on the Grand River and is only a short five minute walk southeast of downtown.
PARKING: There are several parking spots along River Street as well as city parking lots located downtown. Handicap parking will be available at Jaycee Park.
On Saturday, June 17 from 12:00 - 3:00 PM only there will be a Touch a Truck display at 100 W. River Street between Ledge Craft Lane and Painted Teal, west towards the Masonic Lodge, and in the Island Parking Lot.
The parade will be held on Saturday, June 17 and will start at 11:00 AM at the Sawdon Administration Building. The parade route will proceed to S. Bridge St. across the bridge to N. Bridge St. and end at the Fire Station.
There are many locations throughout the parade route to get a great view of the parade entries.
Parade participation is FREE to all organizations and groups EXCEPT those participants running for or currently holding an Elected Office position, which have a minimum fee of $50 payable at the time of registration.
Organizations/groups must register in advance, and registration forms will be reviewed and approved. The Grand Ledge Area Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to deny any registration form. All applicants, sponsors, and participants are subject to approval by the GLACC Board of Directors.
The Grand Ledge Chamber of Commerce coordinates this parade on behalf of the Grand Ledge community and area businesses. We are committed to providing a safe and exciting event, and require parade participants to comply with our policies.
NEW ATTRACTION THIS YEAR: We will be hosting a Craft Show with more than 40 vendors displaying a variety of items.
Preliminary list of Kids' Day activities:
The Grand Ledge Chamber of Commerce is seeking sponsors for this year's 2017 Yankee Doodle Days celebration. This is a great opportunity for your local business to give back to our community that has given you so much!
Sponsorships start at $250.