The annual Kool-Aid Days Grand Parade will step off in downtown Hastings at 9:00 am on Saturday during the festival. Entries from all over Nebraska will showcase our favorite Kool-Aid Drinkers, mascots, and Kool-Aid Days winners. The parade will proceed west on 2nd Street from Colorado to Hastings Ave., then north on Hastings to the city parking lot. The announcers stand will be located at the intersection of 2nd and Denver.
The finale of the parade will feature the official arrival of Kool-Aid Man, who will lead the parade crowds to the World’s Largest Kool-Aid Stand .
There is no charge for non-profit parade entries. Commercial entries are asked to pay a $25 entry fee. You can download the parade rules and entry forms below.Parade Entry Form