The Festival in Our Park for 70 years!

June 12th, 13th and 14th, 2020
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Don't miss a much loved part of Maple Valley Days: The Parade!

Saturday, June 8th the parade officially starts at 10 am, beginning at Lake Wilderness Elementary School and ending at Lake Wilderness Park.
Parade Map
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Check-in is from 8am-9am. Be sure to arrive by 9am as Witte Rd will be closing to traffic for the parade.
Winners will be displayed and awards available at the Johnson's Home and Garden Booth

PARADE SPONSOR: Johnson's Home and Garden

COMMUNICATION EXPERTS: Maple Valley Amateur Radio Club 

CHECK-IN: 8am-9am - only one person from each entry needs to check-in. Please carpool as there is limited parking and to reduce traffic congestion. Parade participant parking is provided on the baseball field behind the school. A shuttle bus will take you to the beginning of the parade route, if necessary. The shuttle service will continue to run until the end of the festival so parade participants can stay and enjoy the festivities.

DIVISIONS:  There are eight divisions - Float, Business, Motor Vehicle (commercial, classic), Drill Team, Equestrian Unit, Marching Band/Music, Youth, and Service/Neighborhood.

ROUTE: The parade will start on Witte Road and 240th Street and will proceed south on Witte Road to the Greater Maple Valley Community Center. Here you’ll take a left onto SE 248th Street and continue to the Lake Wilderness Park.

AWARDS: Awards can be picked up at the Johnson's Home and Garden booth in the vendor area of the festival after the parade.

Application Deadline: May 31st, 2019


1. All entries will be accepted unless you receive notification from the Parade Committee.

2. Entries may display a wide variety of design, so long as they are in good taste.

3. Distribution of gifts, merchandise, literature or other material may be personally handed out as your unit proceeds down the parade route; however, absolutely no material may be THROWN along the parade route.

4. Squirt guns, Silly String, or other items potentially dangerous to spectators or participants are strictly forbidden.

5. Washington State law requires that a "HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNITY" agreement be signed by a representative of your group (on entry form). Parade entries without the proper signed agreement will not be allowed to participate. NO EXCEPTIONS. 
Saturday June 9th at 10am

Please contact the Parade Director, Amanda Gross, at [email protected]