Blossomtime Festival Grand Floral Parade
Saturday May 4, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. EST
2013 Theme ~ “A Ticket to the Movies”
The Grand Floral Parade is the Crown Jewel of the Blossomtime Festival and will be
celebrating its 107th year in 2013. The Parade begins in St. Joseph and continues its way
through the city, across the Bicentennial Bridge and into Benton Harbor. St. Joseph and
Benton Harbor have been the host cities since the Parade’s inception in 1923.
The Grand Floral Parade features over 120 units including bands, floats, clowns, costumed
characters, antique cars and tractors, unicycle teams, equestrian units and the famed
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Motorcycle Drill Team celebrating their 50th consecutive
appearance leading the parade in 2013.
You are invited to visit Southwestern Michigan to observe the beautiful bounty and
participate in the day’s activities. Come join Miss and Mr. Blossomtime 2013 and their
Courts of Honor, and the lovely 22 community Queens as they preside over the Grand
Sponsors are Whirlpool and Lowe’s.
Please click HERE to find the parade applications so you can be part of next year’s parade!