Parade + Lawn Parade Contest (Virtual for 2020)

CATEGORIES: Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Contests


Parade History Video

Video Release: Sunday, August 2nd, 10:00 AM (CST)

Watch our virtual parade with historical footage and favorite moments of the past!  And don’t forget to mark you calendars for Monday, August 2, 2021 for our next live and in person parade!

Lawn Parade Contest

Winner Announced Sunday, August 3rd, 12:00 PM (CST)

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. Purchase a 2020 Festival lawn sign to add to your display. 

2020 Lawn Parade Winners 

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

Click to download the Lawn Parade Entry Form 

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)

Visit our Facebook page to view the Lawn Parade Entries

Dates: 03-08-2020

July 30 - August 3, 2020