Good Neighbor Festival Parade

Registration is now open for the 2020 Good Neighbor Festival Parade! Click the button below to be taken to our registration portal.

Entry fees are $200 per for-profit business unit. Many Festival sponsorship packages include a parade entry, see our sponsorship page for more information about those opportunities. Non-profit and educational organizations do not pay entry fees.

We continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation. In the event that the parade cannot be held, all entry fees will be refunded.

Thanks to everyone who made the 2019 Good Neighbor Festival Parade great! See our Facebook page to see photos of most 2019 units.

Congratulations to our 2019 award winners! Winners will receive a plaque, and Honorable Mentions will receive a certificate by mail.

Best Overall: Forward! Marching Band, Honorable Mention: German Wheel Performers Kristina and Becky from Madison Circus Space

Best Business: Primrose School of Middleton, Honorable Mention: Middleton Farmers Co-op

Best Community/Non-Profit: Vennelag Lodge Sons of Norway, Honorable Mention: Gemuetlichkeit Days

Best Entertainment: Middleton High School Marching Band, Honorable Mention: Black Star Drum Line Performance GroupUniversity of Wisconsin Cheerleading

Best Youth Group: Middleton Youth Hockey; Honorable Mention: Infinity Martial Arts Middleton WIMiddleton High School Theatre

Parade Details

The route begins on University Avenue and Maple Street, turning North on Parmenter Street and ending at the Festival Grounds at Firemen’s Park. The total length of the route is 1.5 miles.

Please contact for any questions about the parade!

The Good Neighbor Festival is a community celebration in Middleton, WI, held the last weekend of August since 1964.