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State Fair Parade

Join the State Fair Parade that marches through the fairgrounds, Sunday, Sept. 30, at 4 p.m.
The parade showcases marching bands, dance troupes, baton clubs, cheering groups, service organizations, mascots, car clubs and all others that want participate in this annual display of The Best of Virginia.
Parade participants receive complimentary admission to the fair on Sept. 30.

Marching Band Guidelines

All interested parties please complete the application below:


2018 Parade Application

All applications must be received no later than September 10, 2018. If you wish to participate and have additional questions, please contact Stuart Sanders, Programs Manager,

The 2018 State Fair of Virginia Parade will be held Sunday, September 30, at 4pm. Please note groups are to arrive early enough to ensure step off at 4pm promptly.

Organization/ Group Name
First Name
Last Name
Email Address
Address Line 1
Address Line 2
Postal Code
Phone Number
Number and Description of Units
(ex. one car, 20 walking participants, etc.)
Announcer Information
Ex. band play list, organization name, etc.
Type of vehicle
Please select all that apply

How many buses?
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