The 2020 Hometown Parade has been canceled due the coronavirus pandemic.
Held in conjunction with the annual Oktoberfest, the Elk Grove Village Hometown Parade is a highly attended annual parade. A theme is chosen by the Parade Committee and various community organizations create floats around that theme.
2021 Parade Information
The 2021 Hometown Parade theme will be "My Favorite Things" and the Grand Marshal for the parade will be the Elk Grove Village Community Character Coalition.
If you have any questions, please contact the parade committee: firstname.lastname@example.org.
1999 - Grand Marshal Mary and Stuart Hale, Theme Celebrate the 90's
2000 - Grand Marshal Audrey and Joe Bosslet, Theme Holiday of Lights
2001 - Grand Marshal Nanci Vanderweel and Gayle Banter, Theme Space Odyssey
2002 - Grand Marshal VFW Post 9284 and VFW Ladies Auxiliary 9284
2003 - Grand Marshall, Theme Spirit of America
2004 - Grand Marshal Elk Grove Lions and Lioness Clubs, Theme Tropical Paradise
2005 - Grand Marshal Elk Grove Jaycees, Theme Showcase the World
2006 - Grand Marshal Rotary Club of EGV, Theme Evening at the Circus
2007 - Grand Marshal Alexian Brothers, Theme A Salute to Elk Grove Village - 50 Years
2008 - Grand Marshal Jim Heffern, Theme Saturday Night at the Movies
2009 - Grand Marshal Service Individuals, Theme Star-Spangled Salute to America
2010 - Grand Marshal Nancy Czarnik & 5 Branches of the Armed Forces, Theme Star-Spangled Salute to America
2011 - Grand Marshal Dr. Alan Shapiro, Broadway on Parade Theme
2012 - Grand Marshal Elk Grove Historical Society, Theme Great Moments in History
2013 - Grand Marshal Don Kerstin, Theme Sports on the Boulevard
2014 - Grand Marshal Fred Geinosky, Theme Under the Big Top
2015 - Grand Marshal Tom, Larry and Kevin Walter, Theme Mardi Gras
2016 - Grand Marshal 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 Marshal Stephen Schmidt, Theme Storybook Land
2018 - Canceled due to Extreme Heat
2019 - Grand Marshall Kitty Weiner, Music Through the Ages