The 2018 Hometown Parade will take place on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
This year's Hometown Parade theme is "Music Through the Ages".
Join us in celebrating this year’s theme entitled, “Music Through the Ages”, where this singing and dancing sensation takes everyone through all the greatest hits of all time. From rock 'n' roll to country music to our favorite musical songs, this musical parade will wow the audiences! If you are interested in participating, please fill out a 2018 Parade Application.
Held in conjunction each year with Rotary Fest, the Elk Grove Village Hometown Parade is a highly attended, annual parade typically held the Saturday of Fathers Day weekend. A theme is chosen by the Parade Committee and various community organizations create floats around that theme.
2018 Parade Details
Join us for Elk Grove's annual Hometown Parade on Saturday, June 16 at 2pm. This year's theme is "Music Through the Ages".
This year's Grand Marshall is Kitty Weiner. Besides being involved with Rotary Fest, Kitty serves as an Elk Grove Village plan commissioner. Kitty was recognized for her efforts in leading a fundraising campaign last year which raised approximately $185,000 to install an elevator in Elk Grove VFW Post 9284.
If you have any questions or wish to make a donation, please email the parade committee: firstname.lastname@example.org
Elk Grove Village Parade History
1998 - Grand Marshall Darlene Greaves, Theme 70's and 80's
1999 - Grand Marshall Mary and Stuart Hale, Theme Celebrate the 90's
2000 - Audrey and Joe Bosslet, Theme Holiday of Lights
2001 - Grand Marshall Nanci Vanderweel and Gayle Banter, Theme Space Odyssey
2002 - Grand Marshall VFW Post 9284 and VFW Ladies Auxiliary 92842003 - Grand Marshall, Theme Spirit of America
2004 - Grand Marshall Elk Grove Lions and Lioness Clubs, Theme Tropical Paradise
2005 - Grand Marshall Elk Grove Jaycees, Theme Showcase the World
2006 - Grand Marshall Rotary Club of EGV, Theme Evening at the Circus
2007 - Grand Marshall Alexian Brothers, Theme A Salute to Elk Grove Village - 50 Years
2008 - Grand Marshall Jim Heffern, Theme Saturday Night at the Movies
2009 - Grand Marshall Service Individuals, Theme Star-Spangled Salute to America
2010 - Grand Marshall Nancy Czarnik & 5 Branches of the Armed Forces, Theme Star-Spangled Salute to America
2011 - Grand Marshall Dr. Alan Shapiro, Broadway on Parade Theme
2012 - Grand Marshall Elk Grove Historical Society, Theme Great Moments in History
2013 - Grand Marshall Don Kerstin, Theme Sports on the Boulevard
2014 - Grand Marshall Fred Geinosky, Theme Under the Big Top
2015 - Grand Marshall Tom, Larry and Kevin Walter, Theme Mardi Gras
2016 - Grand Marshall Joe & Jan Cimino, Fred & Pauline Kugas, Bert & Nancy Clarbour, Gerry & Fran O'Connell, Don & Rosemary Kauth, and Richard & Lillian Zurawski, Theme Elk Grove Village 60th Anniversary
2017 - Grand Marshall Stephen Schmidt, Theme Storybook Land