South Milwaukee Heritage Days Parade


Everybody loves a parade – and there’s lots to love about the annual
South Milwaukee Heritage Days Parade

  • What: South Milwaukee Heritage Days Parade
  • When: 11 am on Saturday, July 27th, 2019
  • Where: The parade route starts at 8th and Milwaukee Avenues, heads west on Milwaukee to 16th Avenue, then turns north before ending at South Milwaukee Lionsfest
  • Who: More than 100 units take to the streets for the parade. Marching bands, local political leaders, clowns, Scouts, veterans groups, local businesses – and everyone in between.
  • Why: Because parades are fun … and bring communities together!

Join the Parade
Interested in taking part in the parade?
Submit a parade participant application.
Applications are due before July 1st, 2019.

For more information on joining the parade, Contact our Unit Coordinator
Fred Mitchell
We reserve the right to deny participation application, political campaigning is NOT allowed.

Donate to the Parade
$30,000. That’s what it costs to put on the parade each year. And we need your help to keep this South   Milwaukee tradition alive for future generations. Please consider donating today to the Heritage Days Parade, which is a 501(c)3 status organization.

Any contribution is appreciated. Not sure how much to give?
Consider this: A single marching band may cost $2,000 to bring to the parade.

Donations can be sent to:
South Milwaukee Heritage Parade Foundation
c/o South Milwaukee City Hall
2424 15th Avenue
South Milwaukee, WI 53172

Or Via Paypal…

Be Social With Us

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Parade Committee
The South Milwaukee Heritage Days Parade Foundation includes a dedicated group of volunteers that works year round to bring the parade to life. Current parade committee members are:

Julie Casey | Mike Casey | Dan Caveney | Shanda Caveney | Jodi Caveney | Cory Anne Gagnon | Karen Grundman | Fred Mitchell | Joan Moran | Greg Simatic | Patti Page Malek | Peggy Wravonsky | Jodi Armstrong | Heath Klopp | Jim Leavens | Karen Chojnacki | Stephanie Morgan | Kel Svoboda | Ryan Bazan | Tim Daniels | Vicky Varin | Al Bassett (SM Lion’s Club Liaison)

Volunteer Opportunities
We appreciate any help that we can get, and are always accepting new volunteers to join our efforts. Please contact us with your individual or group information and we will get back to you with our available opportunities.

Contact Information
For more information on the parade, please contact Parade Committee Chairperson Julie Casey at 414-762-2222 ext 339, leave a voice mail, we will return your call promptly, or via email:

South Milwaukee Human Concerns will also be collecting non perishable food items along the parade route, please help them out by bring non perishable item.