When: Sunday August 31st
Where: Nicollet Mall and Loring Park
Speakers include: Bob Barr, Coleen Rowley, Farheen Hakim, and Monte Bute
Music from: Dillinger Four, Retribution Gospel Choir, Vampire Hand, Mama Digdowns Brass Band, Happy Apple and a host of others.
To Participate :
Parade Staging at 5th and Nicollet beginning at 11am on August 31st.
Day-of registration will be available. Preregistered groups will need to check in. The staging area might be the most fun of the whole day!
Best observation at Peavey Plaza on 11th and Nicollet, 1pm, August 31st. Bring a folding chair or a blanket.
Follow the parade to a free concert and speaker series in Loring Park from 3pm-7pm.
What is the Liberty Parade?
The Liberty Parade is a large scale parade and CELEBRATION about the idea of Liberty throught the heart of downtown Minneapolis. This nonpartisan event asks participants to crate some sort of mobile visual representation about what Liberty means to them. We have many conservative, liberal and arts groups joining together in the Liberty Parade!
The Liberty Parade Vehicle of choice is the bicycle. The Liberty Parade Materials of choice are card board and duct tape.
The parade terminates in a live concert and speaker series in Loring Park. Music, interesting speeches, strange and exotic groups, BBQ and a beer garden will all be at your disposal from 3pm-7pm