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Wauconda Memorial Day Parade

The Wauconda Memorial Day Parade is a proud tradition of the American Legion Post 911. Celebrating its 73rd year in 2024, the American Legion members proudly organize the Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Day Ceremony.  The parade has grown over the years but under the stewardship of Joe Munson it has become the largest Memorial Day parade in Lake County, Illinois.  Joe has since retired.  We now strive to continue the tradition and devotion Joe left behind.

Parade Registration

The parade is free to participate or march in.   If you would like to participate or march please click the Register button below.

Videos of past parades

~ 2024 ~

~ 2023 ~

Remembrance Ceremony

~ 2022 ~

Remembrance Ceremony


The parade kicks off from Cook Park and ends at Rt. 176 and Main Street.  Viewers are always encouraged to show up early.  Main St. is normally closed for vehicle traffic at 9:15 am and the parade starts at 10 am.  Our Memorial Day remembrance ceremony is after the parade, at noon, at the Memorial Park at Rt. 176 & Main St.

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