Parade + Lawn Parade (Virtual for 2020)

Islendingadagurinn Parade History Video Release - Monday, August 3rd, 10:00 AM CST

Lawn Parade Contest Rules

You can still participate in the largest parade celebration in Manitoba, safely from home. Decorate your lawn in Icelandic themed finery and show your Viking spirit from July 30th to August 3rd, 2020. Get creative and pull out the blue and red streamers and the makeshift Vikings and compete to win. Enter from anywhere in the world! Winners announced 12:00 PM Monday, August 3rd on our social media and website.

Add to your display with one of our Icelandic at Home lawn signs!

The lawn parade is open to all entries and is free of charge. Entries fall under the following categories: Children / Family, Special Groups, Cultural Entry.

2020 Lawn Parade Winners

Cultural - Krystal Oleson, Cranbook, BC
Children / Family - Sawers Family, Loni Beach, MB
Best Overall - Helgason Family, Arnes, MB

Download the Lawn Parade Entry Form


Entries will be judged based on overall message, décor, design, signage, originality, authenticity, cultural relevance and social media engagement.


Best Cultural Entry (1st prize - $50 IFM Gift Card)
Best Youth/Family Entry (1st prize - $50 IFM Gift Card)
Judge’s Award/Best Overall Entry (1st prize - $50 IFM Gift Card)

Congrats to our 2019 Parade Winners!

  • Best Cultural -The Flag of Humanity
  • Best Community/ Organization - Gimli Minor Hockey/Kiwanis
  • Best Overall - Lundar Beach
  • Youth Winner - Gimli Cadets
  • Best Commercial - Noventis Credit Union

Visit our Facebook page and see all of the lawn parade entries.