One of the best things about summer, at least in a kid's eyes, is parades!  Having people throw you handfuls of free stuff while you sit down and wait on the side of the road is basically the best thing in the world.  If you've been wondering when and where the Rochesterfest parade is happening in Rochester, Minnesota, below is everything that you need to know.

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Everything you need to know about the Rochesterfest parade in Rochester, Minnesota

It's almost time for the Rochesterfest parade!  If you are planning on enjoying the parade this year, below is everything you need to know about the Rochesterfest parade:

  • When is the parade? - Rochesterfest parade is on Saturday, June 24th, 2023
  • Parade route - if you've been to the Rochesterfest parade in the past, the route should look similar because it is a similar route as the one that was used in 2019.  You can find the exact parade route here for Rochesterfest.
  • Parade Start Time - 2:00 pm is when the parade fun starts in Rochester, Minnesota
  • What is the theme this year? According to the Rochesterfest website, the 2023 theme is "Be A Kid Again!"
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  • Who will be in the parade this year? - According to the Rochesterfest website, over 100 entries will be part of the parade.  And I know this...Townsquare Media -106.9 KROC, Quick Country 96.5, Y-105FM, Fun 104, Sasquatch 107.7, and Rochester's News-Talk KROC 1340 AM and 96.9 FM - will be there too!
  • How do we find out if the parade is canceled due to weather? - Hopefully, that won't happen but Mother Nature doesn't really care if she ruins parades.  If she does though, we will have the news up on our app ASAP.  If you don't have it downloaded yet, all the local news is there for free.  Get it now here.
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Summer is here and with that are lots and lots of parades for you to enjoy. But, let's be real for a minute, no one wants any more Tootsie Rolls. If you are a company in a parade, read that again...NO ONE WANTS YOUR TOOTSIE ROLLS! Here's what we would rather see you throw at us at the parade.

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