Homecoming Parade Information

The Homecoming Parade is fast becoming one of our best traditions.  There were over 40 student, departmental, and local entries in the Homecoming Parade last year, and we are looking to expand beyond that this year!  McKendree Registered Student Organizations and other groups enter floats, cars, bands, horses and other walking groups to show off their McKendree Spirit!

The parade line-up begins at 10am.  We will begin the parade at 11am.  Please note the new route, due to the Lebanon Fall Festival !  It is currently pending approval.  Directions of the parade route are below.

PARADE ROUTE 2014 (tentative due to Alton St. Construction):

Line-up will start at the corner of Alton and Summerfield with the first entry and continue along Alton St. and the Joseph's Church parking lot.  The parade will turn right on Summerfield and then proceed west to Stanton St.  The parade will follow south down Stanton St. to College Rd.  Left on College Road to Alton.  Right on Alton St. and follow to St. Louis St.  The parade will turn left onto St. Louis St., and continue to Monroe St.  Left on Monroe St. and continue north to Summerfield St.  Left onto Summerfield St. back to Alton.  The procession will then turn right onto Alton St. and conclude.

Parade entry forms  are due to the Campus Activities Board Office, located in The Lair by Monday, October 20, 2014.   For additional information about each type of entry and the forms needed to sign-up, visit the links listed below. 




The final lineup for Saturday’s Homecoming Parade will be listed below.  Parade participants will lineup numerically at 10:00am, starting at the intersection of Alton St. and Summerfield St. 

Rain Plan:

  • A decision on the parade will be made at 9:15am on Saturday morning.
  • The main contact on the Parade Entry form will be who we will contact regarding rain.
  • Information will also be posted on the student homecoming web page:  www.mckendree.edu/studenthc and on the CAB Facebook pagewww.facebook.com/McKCAB
  • A voice message regarding the parade status will also be posted on the phone in the  Campus Activities student office at 537-6315.



Parade Entry Form and Information (Word Document)
Use the Word document to submit the form electronically.  Complete the information directly on the form and email it to croberts@mckendree.edu

Parade Entry Form and Information (.pdf Document)
Use this form if you want to print the document, hand write your information, and fax your form or deliver it to the Campus Activities Office.