The annual Parade on the opening day of the Eastern Idaho State Fair is a cherished tradition. 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. Applications must be submitted by August 18 to the Blackfoot Chamber of Commerce. Various prizes are awarded for different categories.

2017 Parade:

Theme: TBD

Date: Saturday, September 2

Time: 10:00 – 11:30 am (approx.)

Location: Parade travels along Shilling Ave., 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