Enjoy a unique parade through the heart of Northfield. Entertainment abounds from the Raiders and Towns Folks to Shriners and a Marching Choir! Please note- no political campaigning is part of the parade.
Start time is at 2pm on Sunday. The route starts at the high school and runs straight down Division St to the Public Library. Average elapsed time runs between 90 minutes to 2 hours. This parade is well attended so arriving early is recommended.
2019 Defeat of Jesse James Days Parade Judging Results
1st Place: Woodbury Ambassadors
2nd Place: Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Ambassadors
3rd Place: St. Paul Winter Carnival Royal Family
1st Place: Northfield Girl Scouts
2nd Place: Nordmarka Lodge Sons of Norway
3rd Place: Rice County 4-H
1st Place: Millersberg Construction
2nd Place: MN Ag Group/Larsen Implement
3rd Place : Goat Dispatch
1st Place: Clowns Across the River
2nd Place: Selim Grotto Clowns
3rd Place: St. Paul Clown Club
1st Place: Schell’s Hobo Band
2nd Place: Brio Brass
3rd Place: Pan-Handlers Steel Drum Band
High School Marching Bands
1st Place: St. Peter Marching Band
2nd Place: United Marching Band
Register to be in the Parade
Important parade instructions for PARTICIPANTS only (Bands see below)
Fill out the online application here. OR
Each participant is required to submit a waiver form. Get this download here.
Provide insurance information. That form is here!
If you are a band, please use these instead.
(All forms are in Microsoft Word format)