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Plymouth on Parade set for Saturday, Sept. 23
The 20th annual Plymouth on Parade is set for Saturday, Sept. 23. The free event begins at 10:30 a.m. with a parade, followed by entertainment and family activities noon to 2 p.m.
Parade – 10:30 a.m.
The parade route spans Plymouth Boulevard, from 34th to 37th avenues. More than 70 units will participate, including firetrucks, unicycles and traveling performance groups such as the St. Paul Bouncing Team, the Minnesota Vikings Skol Line and Brian Boru Irish Pipe Band.
This year’s parade grand marshal is KARE 11 Anchor Camille Williams. Williams and her husband, Cory Hepola, are Plymouth residents and weekend co-anchors on KARE 11.
Activities, Entertainment – Noon to 2 p.m.
Following the parade, free family activities and entertainment will begin at the Hilde Performance Center, 3500 Plymouth Blvd. Attractions include face painting, inflatables, family games and live music by the Plymouth Concert Band.
In addition, open swimming, gym and ice skating will be available at Life Time Fitness and the Plymouth Ice Center, next door to the Hilde.
Attendees are encouraged to bring cash for food truck concessions, including My Burger, Broadway Pizza, Cold Stone Creamery, and Crepe and Cake.
Event attendees are encouraged to tweet their photos using #PlymouthonParade for a chance to be retweeted by the City of Plymouth, @PlymouthMN_gov.
Plymouth on Parade is sponsored by the City of Plymouth, TCF Bank, Allina Health/Abbott Northwestern-WestHealth, Life Time Fitness and CCX Media.