2017 Parade - Saturday, June 3rd - 10:00 a.m.
    Parade Rules and Regulations (pdf)

    Parade Route Map (pdf)


    On behalf of the Parade Committee of the Old Shawnee Days Society, I would like to welcome you to the 51st annual Old Shawnee Days parade on Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 at 10am. The Old Shawnee Day's parade is one of the largest in the State of Kansas with awards given in several categories. This year’s theme will be “Let the Good Times Roll" so please be sure to keep in mind as you plan your entry. The list of award categories are: Most Spirit, Most Creative, Best Kid’s Entry, Most Unique Vehicle, Best Vehicle Group, Grand Marshall’s Award (best depicts theme) and the Mayor’s Award (best overall entry). This year, the Old Shawnee Days Society will also award the “Veterans Award” entry for this year’s parade.

    There is no fee to enter the Old Shawnee Days parade and 2 ways to register:

    1. Register electronically
    2. Walk-in registration
    Fill out form at Shawnee City Hall - 11110 Johnson Dr
    Fill out form at Shawnee Parks and Recreation Department - 13817 Johnson Drive

    Pre-registration will be closed on Friday May 19th, two weeks before the parade. You can however register on site parade day, June 3rd at 9 a.m. You will need to go to Staging Area F which is located on Quivira, just north of the cemetery above Shawnee Mission Parkway. Volunteer staff will be in parade T-shirts and there to greet you.


    The Old Shawnee Days Society is now accepting nominations for a Grand Marshal in the annual Old Shawnee Days Parade. Nominees must be Shawnee residents and have made a significant contribution to the community through their work or volunteer efforts, or to the preservation of Shawnee's history.

    Nominations should include the following information:

    Name, address, phone, job or profession and a summary of accomplishments of the nominee.

    Name, address and phone number of nominating individual and their relationship to nominee.

    In 100 words or less, why the nominee should be considered for grand marshal.
    Nominations must be received by April 21st and can be mailed to: Old Shawnee Days Society, P.O. Box 3214, Shawnee, KS 66203. Nominations also may be sent via e-mail to dschem01@gmail.com.

    Old Shawnee Days will take place this year from Thursday June 1st through Sunday June 4th. For more information and details on all the free daily events and concerts, visit www.oldshawneedays.org or www.facebook.com/oldshawneedays.