Grand Festival Parade
The Grand Parade will be held Sunday, August 6, 2023 beginning at 11am in downtown Schulenburg.
CHECK IN TIME WILL BE FROM 8:30 AM TILL 9:30 AM
JUDGING WILL BEGIN AT 9:30 AM SHARP.
ALL FLOATS MUST BE IN PLACE AND READY TO BE JUDGED AT 9:30 OR YOU WILL NOT BE JUDGED.
PRIZES WILL BE PRESENTED TO ALL THE WINNERS BEFORE THE PARADE BEGINS.
Water Guns are allowed on floats but PLEASE DO NOT THROW WATER BALLOONS FROM THE PARADE FLOATS!
ALL HORSES MUST HAVE UP-TO-DATE COGGINS PAPERS!
Your organization can obtain their entry number and map upon arrival Sunday morning at the registration area. Registration will be located on the corner of Kellett and S. Main Street, 1 block west of Herder Street. You may call beginning on August 2, 2023, if you would like to request your entry number in advance. You will still need to check in to get your number.
Please fill out the entry form and return no later than July 28, 2023. If you have more than one entry and need to be in line together, please note the information on your entry form.
We are looking forward to having you join us at the Annual Schulenburg Festival!!! If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us. Information is on the entry form.
Schulenburg Festival Parade Directors
Past Parade Marshals
2022 - 1972 Shorthorn Football State Championship Team
2021 - Schulenburg High School students who won state titles or
qualified for state events during the 2020-21 school year
2020 - No Festival held due to COVID-19
2019 - American Legion Post 143
2018 - Wilbert J. “Bill” Klesel
2017 - Lynne, David, and Janet Machac
2016 - Shirley Winkelman
2015 - Alyssa Michalke
Honorary (State Volleyball team, Runner-Up state boys basketball, Javeon Lara and Josh Brown)
2014 - Eagle Scouts
2013 - SISD State Qualifiers and Winners
2012 - Past Miss Schulenburgs
2011 - Ronnie Brossmann
2010 - Callie Schafer
2009 - Schulenburg K of C Council
2008 - Schulenburg Lion's Club
2007 - SHS State Football Teams '74, '91, '92
2006 - Henry Dittrich Family
2005 - Nolan Bruns Family
2004 - Festival Directors
2003 - Most recent SVFD Chiefs - Larry Veselka, Marvin Wick, Roland Proske, and Milton Roeder - 100th Anniversary
2002 - Stanzel Foundation
2001 - Johnnie & Livie Tumis
2000 - Gladys Olle
1999 - Johnny Fowlkes, Jr
1998 - Schulenburg Former Mayors & Aldermen
1997 - Former Schulenburg Festival Presidents
1996 - Jack Klesel
1995 - Marion Tietjen - Honorary (1995 Girls State Golf Team)
1994 - Rosine Tilicek - Honorary (D-Day Veterans)
1993 - Ken & Sherrye Banks - Honorary (1993 Girls State Track Team)
1992 - Ruth Galipp
1991 - Robert Hoot
1990 - Ruth & Knobby Fowlkes
1989 - Myrtle Isensee Chamber of Commerce "Citizen of the Year"
1988 - Robert Earl Wolters - 6th generation descedant of Jacob Wolters from Germany in 1835
1987 - Mr. & Mrs. Ray Elliott
1986 - Ben & Rene Sustr
1985 - Dr. August Watzlavik
1984 - Charlie & Gertrude Krischke
1983 - Leslie & Sarah Lippman
1982 - Myke Klein
1981 - Mrs. H.N. Schwartz
1980 - Honorary & Retired Fireman Riding 1942 Truck
1979 - Mrs. Lucile Kusey
1978 - Lloyd Henderson
1977 - Robert Kallus
1976 - Mid Summer Festival
1975 - Bi Centennial Festival
1973 - J.J. Pickle - Centennial Festival
1969 - Ray Kusey