On behalf of the Parade Committee of the Old Shawnee Days Society, I would like to welcome you to the 55th year of the Old Shawnee Days parade on Saturday, June 3rd, 2023 at 10am. The Old Shawnee Days parade is one of the largest in the State of Kansas with awards given in several categories. This year’s theme will be "There is no place like home: OSD's Emerald Anniversary." so please be sure to keep in mind as you plan your entry. The list of award categories are: Best depiction of Back Together Again and Old Shawnee Days, Best float entered by a business, Best motorized, Green Machine – best use of recycled materials, Most Patriotic, “2023 Grand Marshal’s Award” (depicts best theme), “2023 Mayor’s Award” (best overall entry), This year, the Old Shawnee Days Society will also award the “Most Unusual” entry for this year’s parade. There is no fee to enter the Old Shawnee Days parade.

Pre-registration is now closed. You can still participate in the parade! Please complete the day of registration form and bring it with you to parade staging area B (in purple on the map). Parade volunteers will take your application and get you in line!

For additional parade questions, please contact the parade committee volunteers via email