Parade Lineup

The 2017 Line of March

Due to changes in parade logistics and the weather, this lineup is subject to change.




1. POLICE MOTORCYCLE ESCORT

2. BANNER (WHITE) ANNOUNCING: THE 91ST ANNUAL PARADE

3. WAUWATOSA EAST HIGH SCHOOL RED RAIDER MARCHING BAND

4. HORSE/CARRIAGE – JOHNSON CONTROLS PARADE MARSHAL

5. HORSE/CARRIAGE – MILWAUKEE BUCKS BANGO

6. MILWAUKEE BUCKS ENERGY DANCERS, MILWAUKEE BUCKS HOOP TROOP, MILWAUKEE BUCKS DRUMLINE

7. THIRD WARD ANTIQUE FIRE TRUCK

8. SALVATION ARMY CANTEEN

9. MILWAUKEE POLICE BAND AND COLOR GUARD

10. MILWAUKEE MOUNTED POLICE HORSE UNIT

11. MILWAUKEE DOG TRAINING CLUB

12. K-9 OBEDIENCE DOG TRAINING CLUB

13. GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG CLUB OF WISCONSIN

14. CITY SWEEPER

15. “MURPHY AND MEG IN THE MORNING” 95.7 BIG FM

16. GOLDA MEIR MARCHING BAND

17. “GENE MUELLER" 620 AM WTMJ MORNINGS

18. BELL AMBULANCE’S ANTIQUE AMBULANCE

19. RIVERSIDE UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL BAND

20. BANNER - MILLER AND CAMPBELL COSTUME SERVICE

21. BANNER – HAMILTON DECA WALKING CHARACTERS

22. LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD

23. ICY PRINCESS WONDERLAND

24. “RIDDER, SCOTT AND SHANNEN” – FM 106.1

25. BAY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL REDCAT MARCHING BAND

26. “KAREN DALESSANDRO” - 94.5FM COUNTRY

27. “ELIZABETH KAY AND RADAR”- 99.1FM THE MIX

28. SOUTH SHORE DRILL TEAM

29. CINDERELLA AND PRINCE CHARMING

30. “BILL MICHAELS” – 105.7 THE FAN

31. BANNER – CP (CANADIAN PACIFIC)

32. CP - COLD AIR CHRISTMAS PENGUIN BALLOON FLOAT

33. “A CHRISTMAS CAROL” – THE MILWAUKEE REPERTORY THEATER

34. “NICOLE KOGLIN AND KIM MURPHY” – FOX 6 WAKE UP

35. MILWAUKEE LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL RED KNIGHT MARCHING BAND

36. BANNER – JOHNSON CONTROLS – SPONSOR REINDEER BALLOON

37. 45’ REINDEER HELIUM BALLOON BALLOON

38. “MARK BADEN AND LINDSEY SLATER” - WISN TV CHANNEL 12

39. DIAMONDZ ‘N DIVAZ DANCE FACTORY – (DANCE GROUP)

41. BANNER – JOHNSON CONTROLS - ‘A GIFT OF BETTER TOMORROWS’

41. JOHNSON CONTROLS FLOAT - ‘A GIFT OF BETTER TOMORROWS’

42. JOHNSON CONTROLS SECURITY VAN

43. SILENT SINGERS (SINGERS FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED)

44. THE MILWAUKEE 7 SEAT BIKES

45. SUPERMAN AND SPIDERMAN

46. CUDAHY HIGH SCHOOL BAND

47. “GEOFFREY” – TOYS R US

48. “ALADDIN”

49. “RAHNY TAYLOR, DAVE MICHAELS” – 97.3 NOW FM

50. RUFUS KING HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING GENERALS

51. “SULLEY AND MIKE” FROM MONSTERS INC.

52. “BRIAN NIZNANSKY AND VINCE VITRANO” TODAY’S TMJ 4

53. DALEY DEBUTANTES BATON AND DRUM CORPS

54. “RONALD MCDONALD” AND HIS SHOW TRUCK

55. “STATE FAIR CREAM PUFF MASCOT”

56. RONALD REAGAN IB HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND

57. HUNGER TASK FORCE TRUCK WITH SHOPPING CARTS

58. HUNGER TASK FORCE VAN

59. BANNER – PICK ‘N SAVE

60. “PICK ‘N SAVE” - WALKING SHOPPING BAGS

61. PICK ‘N SAVE / BP VEHICLE

62. MILWAUKEE DANCING GRANNIES

63. BANNER - JOHNSON CONTROLS – BALLOON

64. 18’ SNOWGLOBE BALLOON

65. PETER PAN

66. “JESSICA TIGHE AND CHRIS NELSON”- CBS 58 NEWS

67. MAYOR “TOM BARRETT”

68. MILWAUKEE DISTRICT ATTORNEY “JOHN CHISHOLM”

69. “ELVES” – STILT WALKERS

70. “DJ – O AND DR. B” – V100.7

71. BROWN DEER HIGH SCHOOL FALCON MARCHING BAND

72. SLEEPING BEAUTY

73. SNOWMEN AND REINDEER

74. “CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG” – MILWAUKEE PBS

75. WEDGEWOOD PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND

76. “MELISSA JORDAN” B93.3 FM

77. MILWAUKEE CO SHERIFF'S COMMUNITY RELATIONS VEHICLE

78. LOCOMOTION DANCE COMPANY

79. BANNER – JOHNSON CONTROLS – ELF BALLOON

80. 24’ ELF BALLOON

81. “ROSCOE” OF THE MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS

82. FUN LOVING ANIMALS

83. HOMESTEAD HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND

84. MILWAUKEE BREWERS RACING SAUSAGES

85. “BERNIE BREWER” OF THE MILWAUKEE BREWERS

86. GINGERBREAD BOY AND GIRL

87. GREENFIELD HIGH SCHOOL HUSTLIN’ HAWK MARCHING BAND

88. “JELLY BELLY” – 6FT CHARACTER

89. “JELLY BELLY” PT CRUISER AND VAN

90. STARS WARS THEME (WALKING CHARACTERS)

91. “IAN McCAIN AND JON ADLER” FM 102.1

92. BANNER – PRAXAIR

93. BANNER – WB BOTTLE

94. 14’ PRESENT BALLOON

95. 14’ PRESENT BALLOON

96. WAUKESHA XTREME DANCE TEAM

97. THE RUDOLPH STORY

98. “DREW OLSON AND ARMEN SARYAN” – THE BIG 920 AM

99. PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL

100. LIVE NATIVITY – MARY AND JOSEPH W/DONKEY

101. 3 CAMELS AND MAGI

102. “DR. DISCOVERO” – DISCOVERY WORLD

103. CITY SWEEPER

104. SOCK MONKEYS

105. “RIGGS, ALLEY FAITH AND PRODUCER GIBBONS” – 103.7 KISS FM

106. KETTLE MORAINE HIGH SCHOOL LASER MARCHING BAND

107. “MELVIN THE WACKY WHEELER”

108. “SANTA CLAUS”

109. POLICE ESCORT


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  • MARCHING BANDS

    15 AWARD-WINNING BANDS

  • PARADE FLOATS

    FULL-SIZED FLOATS

  • GIANT BALLOONS

    40-FOOT HELIUM BALLOONS

  • LIVE ANIMAL ENTOURAGES

    INCLUDING CAMELS AND HORSES

  • LOCAL CELEBS

    TV AND RADIO PERSONALITIES AND LOCAL DIGNITARIES

  • COSTUMED CHARACTERS

    INCLUDING RONALD MC DONALD AND RACING SAUSAGES

  • SPECIALTY VEHICLES

    INCLUDING THE C.P. RAIL EXPRESS

  • AND, OF COURSE...

    SANTA CLAUS!