We Love a Parade! | Guide to Parades in the Rochester MN Area



Post updated June 10th, 2022

Is there anything more quintessential than the summer small town parade?  We love a good parade, and our kids do too.  There are over 20 area parades to choose from this summer in and around Rochester, MN.  Endless candy for everyone!

Did we miss your parade? Email us!  info@rochestermom.com


Thursday, June 16th

Viola Gopher Count – Viola MN

Grand Parade // Thursday, June 16, 10:00 AM


Friday, June 17th

Steamboat Days – Winona MN

Kiddie Parade // Friday, June 17, 10:00 AM


Sunday, June 19th

Steamboat Days – Winona MN

Grand Parade // Sunday, June 19, 12:00PM


Cheese Days – Elgin MN

Grand Parade // Sunday, June 19, 1:00 PM


Saturday, June 25th

Rochesterfest – Rochester MN

Grand Parade // Saturday, June 25, 2:00 PM


Sunday, June 26th

Water Ski Days – Lake City MN

Grand Parade // Sunday, June 26, 2:00 PM

Hayfield MN

Grand Parade // Sunday, June 26, 2:00 PM


Sunday, July 4th

Summerfest – Stewartville MN

Grand Parade // Sunday, July 4, 6:30 PM


Friday, July 8th

Mazeppa Daze

Parade // Friday, July 8th, 7:00 PM


Saturday, July 16th

Eyota Days – Eyota MN

Grand Parade // Saturday, July 16, 11:00 AM

Good Neighbor Days – Byron MN

Grand Parade // Sunday, July 16, 3:00 PM

Sunday, August 6th

River City Days – Red Wing MN

Grand Parade // Sunday, August 6, 1:00 PM

Buffalo Bill Days – Lanesboro MN

Grand Parade // Sunday, August 6, 1:30 PM


Saturday, August 13th

Western Days – Chatfield MN



Sunday, August 14th

Festival in the Park – Kasson MN

Grand Parade // Sunday, August 14, 1:30


Saturday, August 20th

Ag Days – Spring Valley MN


Corn on the Cob Days – Plainview MN

Grand Parade // Saturday, August 20


Sunday, August 29th

Gladiolus Days – St. Charles MN

Grand Parade // Sunday, August 29, 1:00 PM


Sunday, September 11th

Marigold Days – Mantorville MN

Grand Parade // Sunday, September 11, 1:30 PM


Saturday, September 17th

Covered Bridge Festival – Zumbrota MN

Grand Parade // Saturday, September 17 TBD


If we missed an area parade, please let us know! info@rochestermom.com






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  1. I am pretty sure Mazeppa is having Fireworks and a parade the week after the 4th. Can anyone verify that?


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