The 2016 Jackson County
Date: Sunday, June 5, 2016
Theme: “Everything’s Coming Up Roses”
The Rose Parade is a celebration for local organizations to honor and reward individuals and groups. The Parade allows schools, scouting troops, churches, civic organizations and businesses to promote a positive image of themselves and the Jackson area. The Rose Parade is one of the largest in Michigan with over 100 entries. The parade route is from the corner of S. Jackson Street and Greenwood Avenue to Fourth Street past the Middle School at Parkside and ending in Ella Sharp Park. Parade staging is on W. Wesley, W. Franklin, and W. Mason streets between S. Jackson Street and First Street.
Staging begins at 11:00 am and the Parade starts at 1:00 pm.
Judging will be from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Honoring Barbara (Belford) Fletcher
The 2015 Jackson County Rose Parade was held in honor of Barbara (Belford) Fletcher of Largo, FL who passed away in December 2014. Barbara was responsible for starting the Jackson County Rose Parade 58 years ago.
Recent Parade Grand Marshals
Year Parade Theme Parade Presenting Sponsor Grand Marshal
2015 6/7/2015 Sizzlin’ Summer Art Moehn Bart & Karen Hawley
2014 6/1/2014 Wish Upon A Star Art Moehn Oscar Curtis
2013 6/2/2013 All Roads Lead to Jackson No Sponsor Phil & Sandy Dupuis
2012 6/3/2012 Hometown Heroes American 1 Credit Union Phil Tripp Sr.
2011 6/5/2011 It’s Magical American 1 Credit Union Betty Dahlem Desbiens
2010 6/6/2010 Fun N Games American 1 Credit Union Barbara Fletcher
2009 6/7/2009 Michigan Fun American 1 Credit Union Lloyd & Judi Ganton
2008 6/1/2008 Celebration American 1 Credit Union Lynn Loftis