Registration Now Open for the 9th Annual Children's Parade

APPLETON, Wis. – - It’s time to unleash your imagination and get your floats ready for the 9th Annual Children’s Parade. This is taking place on Wednesday, July 26 in downtown Appleton. Families can express their creativity by parading in costume, riding decorated bikes or other non-motorized transportation. 

Registration is free, but required, at

The parade line up begins at 5:15 p.m. in Houdini Plaza. The parade steps off at 6 p.m. with participants marching east on College Avenue, turning left on Drew Street and ending in City Park. In City Park after the Parade, there will be a Fox Valley Food Truck Rally.

Prizes will be awarded for individual and group floats for creativity, confidence, imagination and spirit.

Children’s Parade is part of Children’s Week, an annual community-wide celebration of kids.

The BFKCM has been empowering children, engaging parents and energizing the community since 1992. For more information about the BFKCM, including its programs and events, visit

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