Homecoming Parade

Friday, September 30, at 5:30 p.m.
Downtown Fargo
Parade Route

The 2022 parade will start with the staging area on NP Avenue and run along Broadway, turning left at 4th Ave. N.

Parade Route Map
Matbus Route

Matbus will provide free shuttle service before and after the parade. 

Matbus Route Map

Applications and parade requirements

Thank you for your interest in the NDSU Homecoming Parade. We have a limited number of spaces in each of the parade categories. All applications will be collected on a first-come, first-served basis. To apply, please download the correct application and review the requirements.

Business/community float application

NDSU organization/department float application

Parade requirements

Entry fees

Free for student organizations and NDSU departments
$75 for community entries

Deadline to submit: Sept. 9 at 5 p.m.

Application will be considered complete once payment AND application have been received by the NDSU Student Activities Office, Memorial Union 120, or by email to one of the parade co-chairs, listed below.

***Late entry fee - $25 for all entries

Pay online

All community/business floats need to pay for the parade application fee online. Cash and checks are NOT accepted.

Please note: Payment online does not guarantee a spot in the parade. All entries are complete when both payment and entry form are collected and will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis. If your float is wait-listed and we are unable to provide you with a spot in the parade, your account will be refunded.

Political official/candidates

Candidates who are running for a congressional, state-elected, state legislative or city/county office must participate with the corresponding student organization. For example, College Republicans, College Democrats or Student Government. No individual political floats will be allowed.

No floats will be accepted that pertain to specific ballot measures.

Contact information

Parade co-chairs:
Tryston Simek • tryston.simek@ndsu.edu or 701-231-7161
Emma Mueller • emma.k.mueller@ndsu.edu or 701-231-7350