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Kaneland Homecoming Parade marches down the streets of Elburn

Parade scheduled for Oct. 9

Kaneland High School pom squad members perform during a previous Homecoming Parade.
Kaneland High School pom squad members perform during a previous Homecoming Parade.

Kaneland High School will celebrate Homecoming and this year's parade is Oct. 9 in Elburn. Line up begins at 5 p.m. and the parade steps off at 6 p.m.

This year’s Grand Marshall is Eric Ferguson, a Kaneland Alum and WTMX radio host.

The parade begins at the corner of First and Reader Street, and will head north to Laverne, east to 3rd Street, then north to Prairie Valley Street and east to John Stewart Elementary School.

According to a news release, the parade will feature over 50 entries from Kaneland High School, Harter Middle School and local fire and police departments.

The parade route will be closed to vehicles 15 minutes prior to the start and during the parade. Motorists are asked to use caution around the parade route and staging areas.

Residents who live in the area and on the streets that will be closed to traffic should consider parking vehicles outside the parade route if they will need to leave during the time the streets are closed.

First Street will be closed to traffic between North Street and Reader Street beginning at 5 p.m. to allow for lineup of parade units.

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