We are Sorry to announce the 2021 4th of July Parade & Celebration will not take place this year!


All parade participants MUST complete an application to participate in the parade.


We look forward to our 2022 Afton Parade Sponsors


We look forward to selecting our 2022 Grand Marshal(s)

Parade Application

Parade Participant Application

Street Address:
Phone #:
**By typing your name in the Signiture field above and Submitting the form, you acknowledge that you have thoroughtly read all the information about the parade and the rules listed. Filling out this Signiture field has the same impact as signing a hard copy document.**



4th of July Vendor Booth

*All fields are required*
Contact Person:
Street Address:
Cell Number:

1) Food/Beverage Served:
2) Booth Size:

3) Electrical Power Needed:

4) Fee: paid by PayPal or by check. Note: all Fees are non‐refundable – no exceptions.
5) Application must be filled out on line at least 30 days prior to the 4th.
6) Washington County Health Department Permit must be displayed in booth on the day of the event.
7) Vendors must not leave behind any organic waste, cooking grease or oils. No dumping of any materials in the park grounds, public restroom or porta‐potties is allowed.
8) All trash must be placed in dumpster located on the south end of the park.
9) The Afton Parade Committee is not responsible for any items left by vendors including banners, posters or signs. All items left in the park will be discarded without notice.

Liability Waiver

I (the Vendor) herby discharge, release and hold harmless, the Afton Parade Committee (APC) and the City Of Afton, all property owners, business owners and other associations related to this event, including co‐sponsors, from any and all manner of action, suits, damages or claims whatsoever arising from any loss or damages or claims, to myself or my property, while in possession or under the supervision of the sponsor of this event. There are no rain dates. There are no refunds for vendor cancellations. If accepted to participate in the 4th of July Parade and Celebration, the committee has my permission to publish photographs or video taken of me, my booth and my work, past or future. Any vendor causing problems or failing to comply with these rules, the parade rules and regulations may be disqualified from participation or ask to leave.

In addition I agree that I have a current liability insurance and I will provide proof of liability insurance upon request. I also agree to pay all fees prior to the event.

**By typing your name in the Signature field above and Submitting the form I herby give consent and acknowledge I have thoroughtly read all the information about the event and the rules related to the event. Filling out this Signiture field has the same impact as signing a hard copy document.**



Parking / Shuttle / Trolleys

  • Free Off-site Parking and a free shuttle bus will run from the Lakeland Plaza parking lot to Afton City Hall starting at 10:00AM and edning at 3:00PM. The shuttle bus will take a break during the parade.
  • SHUTTLE BUS will patrol the Coulee Road (Co. Rd. 21) looking for passengers making that long walk from their parking spot. The bus will run from 45th street to River Road. Then pick up the Trolley to your favorite viewing spot.
  • MORE SHUTTLES – this one looping from Afton Blvd. Court to the Museum picking up passengers parked along Afton Blvd. Once again, when you arrive in the Village pick up a ride on the Trolley.
  • TROLLEYS— FREE trolley rides within the Village of Afton. Runs the length of Afton’s Main street (Afton City Hall to River road) from 10: 00 til 3:00
  • NO PARKING —Afton’s Main Street is NO PARKING during the parade
  • PARKING — along roads leading into and out of Afton only
  • ROAD CLOSURES — all roads into and out of Afton close at 12:15 PM and remain closed until the parade has completed its route (approximately 2:00 PM).
  • SHUTTLE BUS RIDES - from 10:00 til 3:00. See offsite map link on Contact page

Contact Us / Maps

Contact Us

Afton Parade Committee
A Non-Profit Corp.
14616 Afton Blvd. South
Afton, Mn 55001

Volunteers Needed

We need volunteers
to help direct traffic.
If you can help please
call or email us.


Use Paypal to donate to the
parade or to complete your
sponsorship responsibility.

Parade Lineup Area / Afton Marina

Offsite Parking & free Shuttle Bus Ride

(370 St. Croix Trail South, Lakeland, MN)

Parking / No Parking Zones

Afton Map on Google

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