VikingDays Parade 2016

Viking Days Parade

Viking Days Parade

The Viking Days Parade is an Augustana University homecoming event that allows student organizations, campus departments, businesses, and groups to showcase their AU spirit and celebrate AU’s core values (Community, Excellence, Service, Christian, and Liberal Arts) around the AU campus. This year's Viking Days Parade will be Saturday, October 15 at 10:30 AM.

Parade Details

  • Parade Entry Deadline: 5:00 PM, Friday, September 30
  • Line-up Time: 9:00 AM, Saturday, October 15
  • Parade: 10:30 AM, Parade route will begin at the corner of 28th Street and Grange Avenue, proceed south on Grange Avenue to 33rd Street then proceed east down 33rd Street. The route will end at the Our Savior’s Lutheran parking lot on 33rd Street.

*All campus groups will be contacted separately by the Viking Days Committee on how to register for the parade.

Thank you for your interest in participating in the Viking Days Parade. To make your parade experience a seamless activity, please review the instructions below:

All parade entrants are asked to observe the Parade Guidelines. Any violation of these guidelines will result in forfeiture of participation in the parade. Entry fees will NOT be refunded for any reason, including inclement weather.

How to Enter the Parade?

  • Step 1: Complete the Viking Days Parade Entry Form.
  • Step 2: Please allow up to 7 business days after submission for approval.
  • Step 3: Payment can be made after approval but no later than Monday, October 3. Payments can be made via check (made out to Augustana University, memo Viking Days Parade) or credit card online. A link to the online payment form and a mailing address for checks will be sent to all approved entries.
  • Step 4: Be on the lookout for directions from the Viking Days Parade Co-Chairs regarding parade lineup location and other pertinent information.

Entry Categories and Costs

  • Commercial or For-Profit – $30
  • Political – $30
  • Non-Profit – No Cost
  • Bands/Teams (Cheer, Dance, Gymnastics, Karate, etc.) – $15


For more information or questions, please contact Viking Days Parade Committee at or 605-274-4305.