“America’s Great Landmarks”
was the theme for our 2016 4th of July Parade!!
Watch the live broadcast of the Parade Winner Awards presentation at the Village Board meeting tonight on cable channel 6 at 7:00 pm!
Re-broadcasts schedule: Wednesday & Friday, July 13 & 15 at 9:00 am & 7:00 pm and Sunday at 2:00 pm.
Announcing the 2016 Fourth of July Parade Winners!
Best Float: Grace Fellowship Church
Most Creative Advertisement of a Business: Nu-Way Disposal’s Wendy the Waste Truck
Best in Keeping with Theme: Mokena Community Park District
Judge #1’s Choice: Lincoln-Way Marching Band
Judge #2’s Choice: Curtain Call Community Theater
Judge #3’s Choice: The Veteran’s Garage
Honored Grand Marshalls: Maertin Heating and Cooling Drill Team, celebrating the life and spirit of Jeff Maertin.
This year’s Grand Marshall wasThe Maertin Heating and Cooling Drill Team
in memory of Jeff Maertin
Evening festivities and Fireworks at Main Park, 10925 LaPorte Road, Mokena were
Sponsored by the Village of Mokena and the Mokena Community Park District
Click on the “Photo” Tab above, then choose “Photo Gallery” to view Parade Photos
Or, Watch the Parade replayed many times on Mokena’s Cable Channel 6!
The Chamber would like to express their gratitude and sincere thanks to all of our wonderful sponsors, volunteers, judges, announcers, Tim Franson (Cable Channel 6), The Mokena Public Works & Police Departments, E.S.D.A., The Mokena Fire Department, The Mokena Park District, The Committee, and all of the wonderful spectators that support our annual event!!
Thank you to the following Candy Bag Sponsors who are already on board!
|Mokena Community Library District|
|Mokena Lions Club|
|22nd Century Media|
|Gas N Wash|
|Creative Carpet & Flooring|
|Midwest Animal Hospital|
|Vandenberg Funeral Home|
We would also like to acknowledge and thank the following Parade Sponsors!
Ozinga – Platinum Parade Sponsor
Lisa Thomas Salon – Gold Parade Sponsor
Legacy Paintball & Airsoft Park – Gold Parade Sponsor
Maertin Heating – Silver Parade Sponsor
LincolnWay Community Bank – Silver Parade Sponsor
Aesthetica Day Spa – Silver Parade Sponsor
Midwest Animal Hospital – Silver Parade Sponsor
Vandenberg Funeral Home