The 2017 Parade will be held at 7:30 pm, Thursday, June 15.  The parade is traditionally held on the 3rd Thursday of June.  The parade will begin at 1st and Main and continue to 12th and Main.

This year’s Jamboree theme is around based around superheroes, with the official parade theme of Big Heroes, Small Town.

Individuals or groups interested in participating in the parade can apply by filling out the online form or printing it out and sending to the the included address.  Here is the link to the form.

For those entered by the end of the day Tuesday, June 13, an email will be sent Wednesday morning to all participants providing their entry number and their lineup lane assignment.  For those wanting to enter after this deadline, email to or call 913-731-5839 to see how to participate.

In the event of a major rain event or severe weather, information on a postponement or cancellation will be posted on the John Brown Jamboree Facebook page and the City of Osawatomie website.