The community is invited to the Children’s Parade on Wednesday, July 26 where kids 12 and under will be expressing their imaginations by parading in costume, riding decorated bikes or other non-motorized transportation in the 9th Annual Children’s Parade presented by ThedaCare. Family members can also join the fun in costumes or by pushing young parade participates in adorned strollers or wagons.
The parade line up begins at 5:15 p.m. in Houdini Plaza. The parade starts at 6 p.m. with participants marching east on College Avenue, turning left on Drew Street and ending in City Park. Prizes will be awarded for individual and group floats for creativity, confidence, imagination and spirit.
After the parade, there will be music with 95.9 KISS FM and a Fox Valley Food Truck Rally in City Park. Plus family activities including building activities with the Appleton Public Library, Mexican tissue flower creation with Child Care Resources & Referral, paper airplanes and origami frogs with the Paper Discovery Center, disc golf tutorial with the Greater Fox Valley Disc Golf Club, Dr. Seuss activities with Xavier Theatre Academy, games with The Building for Kids and more. “The Lego Batman Movie” will play at dusk.