Join a parade

On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Oktoberfest Parade Committee we would like to invite you to participate in the 2019 Oktoberfest Parades!

Congratulations to the Torchlight Award Winners!

Best Lighted Overall Unit: Trempealeau Lions #37

Best Illuminated Float: Rotary Lights #88

Best Illuminated Marching Unit: West Salem Middle School Band #69

Best Illuminated Critter Unit: La Crosse Sheriff’s Dive Unit #33


Congratulations to the Maple Leaf Award Winners!

Mrs. Oktoberfest Award for Education: Beats of Freedom #90

Miss La Crosse/Oktoberfest Award for Theme Music: Clog Jam #108

Festmaster Award for Visiting Royalty & Festivals: St. Louis Park Parktacular Ambassadors #36

Burgermeister Award for Service Clubs: La Crescent Apple Annies #77

President’s Award for Commercial Units: Hale, Skemp, Hanson, Skemp and Sleik #26

Directors’ Award for Board’s Choice: League of Women Votes of La Crosse Area #82

Parade Committee Award for Overall Theme: The Pearl Ice Cream Parlor & Confectionery #94


Congratulations to the High School Band Winners!

Class I Winners:

1st Place: Onalaska High School Marching Hilltoppers

2nd Place: Holmen High School Marching Vikings

3rd Place: West Salem High School Marching Panthers

Class II Winners:

1st Place: La Crescent-Hokah High School Marching Lancers

2nd Place: Westby High School Marching Norse

3rd Place: Spring Grove High School Marching Band



No entries allowed after the deadline. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Torchlight Parade – 2019 LINE UP


Thursday, September 26th, 2019
Starts at 7pm

Maple Leaf Parade – 2019 LINE UP


Saturday, September 28th, 2019
Starts at 10am