Genoa Homecoming Grand Parade

This year’s annual Genoa Homecoming Grand Parade will be on Friday, May 31st at 6:30 pm. The parade line up will again be held be at St. John’s Church.  Registration begins at 4:30 pm at 13th and Washington Street (St John’s Church). The theme of this year’s parade is “Comets in the Cosmos.”

Please design your floats and entries with themes from Genoa Comets or Outer Space or a combination of both. With the fireworks on Saturday, our Grand Parade is always one of the highlights of our 3-day event.

If you are dropping off marchers in the parade, please approach registration from 13th Street, turn left onto Washington, drop off your marcher and continue on Washington Street to your parking spot or final destination.  There will be no parking at St. John’s.  Please note that all marchers need to be at the parade grounds by 6pm.  You are welcome to pick your marcher back up at St. John’s at the conclusion of the parade. 

New this year is the parade route. We will begin the parade at the corner of 12th and Main and end the parade Veteran’s Park. We hope to see you there!

Amanda Suckle, Parade Chair

Please complete the registration online entry form below by Friday, May 24th. We will not be able to accommodate any entries received after this date.

Please provide a brief history of your organization with your entry. This description will be read as your entry passes the grandstand.

Any treat or materials to be given out to those watching must be done by hand. Do not throw candy or materials from moving vehicles. This rule must be followed for your safety and that of those watching. All traffic laws will be enforced.

Nominate your favorite Genoa Area resident for Grand Marshal of the Grand Parade!

Public nominations are being accepted for the Grand Marshal for the Genoa Homecoming Parade. A committee will review all nominations and ultimately will make the selection of Grand Marshal. Nominations must be submitted by May 10th to be considered. To submit a nomination, please complete the form below.


  • Nominee will be selected on the basis of their contributions to the quality of life in Genoa and the surrounding community through civic and/or social services; humanitarianism, personal achievements in the areas of the arts, sports, etc.; or based on the distinction that they have brought to Genoa resulting from their achievements elsewhere.
  • Nominee must be a current or past resident of the Genoa Area.
  • Nominee must be willing to act as Grand Marshal.
  • Nominee must be willing and able to attend the Genoa Homecoming Parade.

Nominations for the 2024 Genoa Homecoming Grand Marshal have closed.

Online Parade Entry

Parade signups for the 2024 Homecoming have ended. Thank you to everyone who is participating!

Amanda Suckle, Parade Chair
Genoa Homecoming Committee
P. O. Box 262
Genoa, OH 43430
763-228-5336 //