MT. VERNON — The parade lineup for the Fall Fest Parade, Superheroes Get Creative, has been announced.
“It will be a little different this year than in previous years,” said Bonnie Jerdon of Mt. Vernon Festivals, Inc. “We will be using Main and Broadway predominantly for the lineup.”
Each street used for the lineup has been divided into thirds.
Parade lineup begins at noon, with the parade getting underway at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Jerdon said although the lineup has been released, those who have not submitted their entry may still do so.
“We will fit everyone in,” Jerdon said. “We just need those entries as soon as possible.”
More than 110 entries were received by noon on Monday.
Entries lining up is:
On the south side of Main Street between Sixth and Seventh streets:
Mt. Vernon Fall Fest Parade presented by Schmidt Chevrolet
Grand Marshall Maj. Samantha Stanford
Elks Lodge 819 American Flag
Mt. Vernon Police Chief Chris Mendenall
Jefferson County Sheriff Roger Mulch
Mt. Vernon Fire Chief Jim Brown
Jefferson County Fire Protection District
On the south side of Main Street between Sixth Street and the railroad tracks:
Webber Fire Protection District
Ina Police Chief Travis Allen
Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency
Casey Middle School Marching Rams
On the south side of Main Street between the railroad tracks and Fourth Street:
Fall Fest pageant queens
Heartland Young Marines
Jefferson County Hall of Honor and Col. R.D. White Veterans Museum
Central Illinois Honor Flight World War II veterans
Balloons Over Mt. Vernon & Fiery Gizzard Ballooning
On the north side of Main Street between Sixth and Seventh streets:
Franklin Park Middle School Bobcat Band
Community First Bank
Mt. Vernon Business Womens Club
Benton Marching Rangers
On the north side of Main Street between Sixth Street and the railroad tracks: