The Grand Floral Parade

This premiere event draws 250,000 spectators & travels 2 ½ miles through St. Joseph across the bridge into Benton Harbor. The Parade averages 125 units of floral & animated floats, bands, comic characters, antique cars, clowns, equestrian groups, & drill teams.

Youth Parade

Participants ranging in age from toddler through middle school are invited to enter a non-motorized float, decorated bike, wagon or pet, or march in a band or drill team.

Petal Paper

The Blossomtime Festival carries a full line of float decorating Sheeting, Twist and Fringe, available in vinyl and metallic in a multitude of colors with competitive pricing.


Find out more about being a vendor in the Grand Floral Parade.