Sept. 1-9, 2017 - NOW OPENING ON FRI., Sept. 1

14 more days until the Eastern Idaho State Fair


The “Opening Day” Parade will be held on Saturday, September 2nd!

The annual Parade will continue to be on the opening Saturday, September 2, 2017, of the Eastern Idaho State Fair it is a cherished tradition for all fair-goers. High schools, dance teams, firefighters, police officers, organizations, and many others participate in the parade.  Be sure to get your place early—the sidewalks are always packed with eager families. 

Those interested in participating in the Parade must submit an application, which is found on the right side of this page, along with $15.00 entry fee.  Applications must be submitted by August 18, 2017 to the Blackfoot Chamber of Commerce.

Various prizes are awarded for different categories.

2017 Parade

Theme: Bigger is Better
Date: Saturday, September 2, 2017
Start Time: 10:00 a.m.
End Time: 11:30 a.m. (approx.)
Location: Parade travels north along Shilling Avenue, beginning at Rich St. and ending at Alice St.

2016 Results

First Place Overall: Kings Variety Store
First Place Horse: Alina Cook Marthis
First Place Car: Brady Palmer & Carter Boehm
First Place School: Blackfoot High School
First Place Float: Snake River Student Council