We close out the best weekend of the year with a Monticello Community Celebration!

Sunday Morning Community worship begins at 9am at Ellison Park. All are welcome!

Next, check out business and group creativity with their floats in the Riverfest Parade while satisfying that sweet tooth!

Lastly, come on down to Ellison park to watch the Duck Drop – don’t forget to adopt your duck prior – have a bit of food from our concessions, check out the kids activities/games, try your luck at bingo and listen to music while closing the weekend out with family and friends! 

2021 Riverfest – Parade

Date and Time

Sunday Jul 11, 2021
12:00 PM – 2:30 PM CDT

Sunday, July 11, 2021

OTHER EVENTS—Go from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm Ellison Park


The Parade Route

The parade starts on 3rd Street at the Monticello American Legion Club and heads East to Walnut Street. Then it will take a right on Walnut Street and head South until 6th Street. The Parade takes a right on 6th Street and heads West to Minnesota Street where it turns South and ends on 7th Street. The parade will not cross Highway 25. (Parade units will end up near the area where they lined up.)

ALL OTHER EVENTS—Following parade are at Ellison Park
Live music, Dinner, concessions, beer, duck drop, coronation and more!


Business    $125 (per parade unit)
Politician      $125 (per parade unit)
Monticello Chamber Members  $50 (per parade unit)
Non-Profit Organization  FREE

Contact Information
Monticello Chamber (763) 295-2700

Questions? Contact Monticello Riverfest Committee: