The 2015 Jackson County
Rose Parade

Date: Sunday, June 7, 2015

Theme:  “Sizzlin’ Summer”
Celebrating all the summer events and things to do in Jackson during the summer.

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 Street to Fourth Street and ending at the Middle School at Parkside. 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.

Parade Route

View 2015 Rose Parade Route in a larger map

Honoring Barbara (Belford) Fletcher

barbara fletcher

The 2015 Jackson County Rose Parade will be 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 57 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