Parade + Lawn Parade (Virtual for 2020)

Virtual for 2020

More details coming soon!

  • Islendingadagurinn Parade video history
  • Lawn parade contest

Lawn Parade 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. 

Registration details coming soon!

Winners will be announced Monday, August 3rd as part of the virtual festival, via Facebook and Instagram

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


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