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The Grande Parade

Join us for the 2017 North Ridgeville Corn Festival Grande Parade

We look forward to seeing you at the Parade!
Grande Parade 2016

This event is judged by The All-American Judges Association
a professional parade judging organization.


Categories Include:


Color Guard – VFW Post 9871

Best of Parade- North Ridgeville High School

Mayor’s Trophy – North Ridge Health Care Center

Sr Corp – NA

Jr Corp – Elyria Deputies

Juv Corp – Elyria Deputies

Great Corn Award- Elyria Deputies

Band –  North Ridgeville High School Band

Antique Vehicle – Joe Adulads

Novelty Vehicle – Lorain City Shrine & Fire Brigade

Commercial Unit – Tracy Vedda Studio of Dance

Non-Commercial Unit – Greater Cleveland Young Marines

Animal Unit – N/A

Chamber of Commerce Business Trophy – First Federal of Lakewood


Trophies are awarded based on the judges’ decisions in the following categories: Best of Parade; Mayor’s Trophy (Residents Only); Great Corn Award (Visitors Only); Chamber of Commerce Business Trophy (N.R. Businesses Only) 1st. and 2nd. place for Senior Corps, Junior Corps, and Juvenile Corps; Color Guard; Bands; Antique Vehicle; Novelty Unit; Commercial Unit; Noncommercial Unit; and Animal Unit.