Celebration of Icelandic heritage and cultural emphasis. Parade entry is free of charge and open to all entries that fall under the following categories:

  • Cultural
  • Commercial
  • Club or Organization
  • Youth/Family
  • Judging

Judging entries is based on overall message, décor, design, signing, originality, cultural relevance, authenticity & crowd appeal.

First Place $200

Second Place $100

Judge's Award/Best Overall Entry $300

Congrats to our 2016 Parade Winners!

  • Vestur Islendingur-Heimaland - Donna & Brian Austfjord
  • Heima Er Best Inc. - Crystal Manulak
  • Festival Du Voyageur - Dominique Tetrault
  • Crazy Jumpers - Patricia Tschanen

Rules and Regulations

  1. All entries are subject to approval of the parade Marshall & or other deputies, and can be withdrawn at any time.
  2. All entries must check in & register at a major check point as a group at the Rec. Centre parking lot between 8:30 & 9:00  AM. Please be on time – late entries will not be allowed in the parade.
  3. No give-aways of throw-aways on the parade route unless pre-approved!
    (if approved items may only be given out on the curb, throwing anything is prohibited!)

Float Name

  • Entries are responsible for the safety of spectators
  • All entries must be decorated
  • All political and religious entries must be pre-approved by the Icelandic Festival board of directors through a written letter of request
  • All marching members should complete the entire parade
  • Horse units must all be ridden by qualified riders and provide themselves with their own clean-up crew for the parade route and marshalling area. 
  • Download Parade Registration Form


Click here to download the 2016 Parade Form