Celebrate Northeast Parade

This information was posted on 6/13/2019. There will be further updates and participants will receive updates as warranted.

The 90th Celebrate Northeast Parade

The Celebrate Northeast Parade is Tuesday, June 18, 2019. We’re so excited for this special anniversary year. Join us and be a part of this long standing community tradition!

The parade will step off at 6:30 pm beginning at 27th and 18th progressing south along Central Ave.

Information (and downloadable pdf’s) about the line-up, staging areas, route maps and detours can be found using the tabs on the right. If you are an entrant please share this information with those in your group.

Road closures begin at 5:30 pm. Central Ave will be closed between Broadway and 29th Ave. There will be no access to Central Ave from Polk or Jackson Streets. 27th Ave will become a one way from 6th to Central Ave.

We have seven bands competing in the parade who will be judged by volunteers from the University of MN on the 2500 block of Central Avenue. There will be a band awards ceremony at the NE Ice Arena located at 14th and Central which will begin at approximately 7:15-7:30 pm.

The parade is a rain or shine event unless severe weather occurs. Any parade cancellation is determined by the Minneapolis Police Department. Please see the linked document "Severe Weather Plan" in the list on the right. Should the parade be cancelled we will follow the protocol described.

The parade will be broadcast live on MTN Channel 16 beginning at about 6pm and rebroadcast at the times below:

• Wednesday, June 19th at 11am and 9pm
• Thursday, June 20th at 10am and 2pm
• Friday, June 21st at 1pm and 6pm
• Saturday, June 22nd at 11am and 11pm

Contact Christine Levens at 612-370-9131 or with questions or for more information on the Celebrate Northeast Parade.