Kishwaukee Fest Events
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - Sunday, July 29, 2018
Enjoy events across DeKalb County all week long and don’t miss the Parade of Parades Friday, July 27th in Downtown DeKalb.
Kish Fest Parade of Parades will feature live bands, floats, pageant queens, youth groups and more. The parade steps off at 7:00 PM (evening parade). Celebrating its 7th Anniversary the parade features a unique variety of entertainment groups. The Parade Marshall and Military Parade Marshall will be selected from local nominees. New units include antique fire trucks, a circus wagon with a working music calliope, local dance troops, service clubs, and more.
Music in the Parade includes Drums Corps, Marching Bands, Steel Drum Band, Rock Bands and Country Bands (on flatbed trucks). Many of the music groups park in the downtown area after the parade for an old fashion street dance. The 2018 version of “Parade of Parades” featured over 90 units and is becoming a regional favored of parade goers.
The parade starts on 7th street (Founders School) and proceeds to Lincolns Highway (east) and ends on Second Street in Downtown DeKalb.
Visit kishwaukeefest.com for more information.