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Join the Dundee Democrats and Sean Casten in this year’s Memorial Day Parade!
Where and When: Sunday, May 30th in West Dundee. The staging for the parade will be at Immanuel Lutheran School, 5 S. Van Buren in East Dundee. Please arrive between 1:00-1:30 as the parade kickoff is at 2:00 p.m. Sandy Morganstein is the Team Casten parade marshal and will undoubtedly be found around the red, white, and blue Teslas you will see at the staging area.
Parade Route: Rt. 72 in East & West Dundee to Grafelman Park (West Dundee) where Sean will speak.
COVID Precautions: If you are fully vaccinated (at least two weeks past your last required shot), the parade organizers are leaving it up to you whether or not to wear a mask. According to both Illinois and CDC guidelines, unvaccinated adults and children should wear a mask and practice social distancing.
What to Wear: Dress for the weather, but please wear your Casten or Dems t-shirt if you have one. (If you don’t have a t-shirt and would like one, please email castencrew@
Signs: Because it is Memorial Day, we will not be carrying signs of any kind except for the parade banner. The parade’s theme is red, white, and blue, so bring your flags and other patriotic gear.
Candy: The parade organizers have OK’d the distribution of candy, so if you feel like joining in, please bring bags of wrapped candy. Also, please wear a mask as you will be closer to the crowd and unvaccinated small children. Candy baskets will be provided.
What Else: Don’t forget a bottle of water, hat, sunscreen, and hand sanitizer. It could be a hot day!