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Registration for 2023 has closed. We hope you’ll join us in 2024!
Torchlight Parade Presented by Kwik Trip | Thursday, September 28, 2023 at 7 PM
The Torchlight Parade is Oktoberfest’s illuminated event, bringing sparkle and lights to La Crosse’s Northside. Fantastic floats, marching bands, and unique specialty units combine to transform the quiet
Northside neighborhood into a magical showpiece of color and excitement. The Torchlight Parade is limited to 75 units.
Maple Leaf Parade | Saturday, September 30, 2023 at 10 AM
The Maple Leaf Parade is a Coulee Region tradition, heralding in the crisp, fall air and the turning of leaves of the Coulee Region. For over 60 years, thousands of families and friends get together, lining the 2.2-mile route in La Crosse with their lawn chairs, snacks, and refreshments as the parade winds through the city. The Maple Leaf Parade is limited to 100 units.