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Waterland Parade Seafair Pirates marching in parade
Destination Des Moines Waterland Festival 2024


Waterland Parade
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The Destination Des Moines Waterland Parade is a beloved community event proudly sanctioned by Seafair. Each year, hundreds of spectators are thrilled by vibrant floats, lively bands, Seafair Pirates, clowns, boats, and an array of exciting entries. The festivities begin with the Children's Parade at 5:45 pm, followed by the enchanting Grande Parade. Winding through the heart of Des Moines along Marine View Drive South, from 240th to 216th, the parade creates the perfect setting for a festive and unforgettable day.

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Join us! Register to be in the Waterland Parade
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Ready to join the fun? Click the button below to register and secure your spot in the parade. Don't miss this opportunity to shine!

Waterland Parade
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Parade is Saturday July 2oth!
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Marine View Drive South

Starts at 240th

Ends at 216th

Waterland Parade 2024 Route Map
2024 Waterland Parade Route Below



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