June 26, 2021

  


Located on Sutter Street from Scott Street to Decatur Street, set up those lawn chairs and show some Folsom Pride!

Enjoy over 50 entries including the Ophir Prison Band, The Pony Express, Soap Box Derby Cars, wild west groups, vintage fire and police vehicles, horses, clubs, and more!
There will be many fun activities in the district after the parade to continue the celebration!

Join the Fun!


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Mark your calendar for Historic Folsom’s Hometown Parade, our community’s own old-fashioned parade.

The Historic District is known as the heart of Folsom, rich in history and bursting with charm and each year we have a colorful assortment of entries participate including color guards, organizations that preserve our history, amazing vintage cars, floats and entries from different Folsom neighborhoods, excitement with police and fire, and a lot of surprises!

Parade-goers will line the four blocks of historic Sutter Street. The parade will take the route down Sutter St from Scott St to Decatur St.


Check out Good Day Sacramento's coverage of the 2019 parade

Event Entries


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The Historic Folsom Hometown Parade is a hit with residents and surrounding communities. Historic Folsom is the perfect backdrop to celebrate what makes our community special. This hugely successful and highly supported event will be held June 26, 2021.

Planning is underway by residents and local business owners. The planning committee is now accepting entries to participate. We are looking for colorful, enthusiastic groups, organizations, and neighborhood floats. 

Past entries included Folsom City Council members, zoo docents, Folsom Police and Folsom Fire, the Pony Express, Karen’s Bakery and Café, the Old West Legends, the Vista del Lago dance team, Folsom High School Championship Football Team, Winnie the Sutter Street pig and many, many more.

The parade is open to all to participate with no more than 25 people per group in the parade. Of course, groups can have more members cheering them on from the crowd.

Now is the time to start planning and deciding if your group would like to have a presence in this new community tradition.


Download Parade Entry Form

Volunteers


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In preparation for our Hometown Parade June 26, 2021 we are seeking 20-30 volunteers.

Must be able to be on feet 3 hours and sport a great attitude throughout. Also, depending on your placement, you may not be able to see the parade. If you are able to volunteer your time, please dowload the form below and provide your contact information. Thank you! Volunteers ROCK!

Some volunteer duties will include: standing by road barricades to make sure people stay safe as well as make sure no cars come in; helping with the staging (participants’ place in the parade) and assisting the Staging Lead; helping with set up along the street; answer questions for guests such as where the bathrooms are etc; and maybe a few other things, but all fairly simple. 

Would you like to be a volunteer? Simply download the volunteer form today and submit!

Parade Volunteer Form

Sponsorship Opportunities


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Sponsor support of the Hometown Parade is integral to its success. Your support is needed to help bring this special event to the Folsom community.  

We are proud to share, for the past two years, Folsom Hometown Parade was a huge success. An estimated crowd of just over 3,000 line both sides of Sutter St. 

Our parade’s success is a direct result of community support from business and community groups like yours. We invite you to share in our achievements and be a part of the 2021 Folsom Hometown Parade via sponsor support. We couldn’t do this without you. 

There are many levels of sponsorship available, please download and review the attached sponsor packet for complete details.  Any level of support is greatly appreciated!


Download 2021 Hometown Parade Sponsor Packet

Plan to Spend the day in the District


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Many of our merchants will have specials the day of the parade.  Check back in for details.


Parking and Transportation

Parking is limited in the district due to road closures and the large number of anticiapted attendees.  To make things easy, RIDE RT FREE for this event! 

Coming Soon - Present a postcard with the RT logo when boarding Light Rail or snap a photo of this!

Printable Postcard coming soon!

Historic Folsom's Hometown Parade

Historic Folsom's Hometown Parade
Showing some Folsom Pride! Ophir Prison Band, The Pony Express, Soap Box Derby ...
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