Applefest Kiddie Parade

Applefest Kiddie Parade is at the Crucifixion Parking Lot

When: The Saturday of Applefest

Registration & Judging: 10:00AM-10:45AM

Theme:  Hometown Hero’s

Parade Start: 11:00AM

  • The Kiddie Parade circles the block and ends back at the Crucifixion School’s parking lot.
  • Prizes will be awarded immediately following the parade.
  • Bring donations for the La Crescent Food Shelf.

2018 Winners:

3 Plus Walkers:

1) Girl Scout Troop 7198
2) Plzak Family
3) Frie Family Bunch & Seed to Apple

1-2 Walkers:

1) La Crescent Bee Keepers
2) Kanley Homegrown Berries

Bikes & Floats:

1) Apple of my Eye Market
2) The Lambrechts-Homegrown Heros
3) Olson Family
4) Lisa Johnson- Homegrown Heros


1) Peli Pre-School & Family Center
2) 1st Steps Daycare

Contact Information

Trever Harwell – Chair

Christina Ives – Committee Member


Applefest Big Wheel Race

When: Immediately following the Kiddie Parade in the Crucifixion School Parking Lot

There are three categories that children can enter in:  Three year old, Four year old and Five year old.

Please contact Dennis Gross at with any questions.


2018 Winners:

Three Year Olds

  1. Jenner Thorsen
  2. Gwen Ritter
  3. Scarlett Kettner

Four Year Olds

  1. Gunner Hogan
  2. Olivia Webinger
  3. Cullen Payne

Five Year Olds

  1. Cashten Ross
  2. Drew Bernsdorf
  3. Jacobi Thorsen/Jase Johnson

Congratulations everyone!

A special Thank You goes to the group of people that help make the Big Wheel Races a fun and exciting time for all participants every year:  Barb Gile, Karen Freese, Gloria Freese, Sheila Freese, Kim Freese, and Glen Gile.  Thank you!


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