Parade - May 20, 2018 - Park Ridge, IL

Every year the Norwegian National League hosts a parade at Hodges Park in Park Ridge, Illinois, in celebration of Norway's Constitution Day in May. MAP

Pre-parade festivities in Hodges Park begin at 12:00 PM and include activities for children, vendors, and refreshments. Contact: Barbra Kronborg-Mogil 847-823-7596.

NEW IN 2018 is a "GO FUND ME" page where you can help us make this event possible. Click/Tap on the GoFundMe logo to make a donation.  Please tell others about this new way of supporting this fun annual event.

Sponsoring the Syttende Mai parade is expensive. We appreciate all financial support we receive. Our costs average $6,000 - $8,000 to cover insurance for the day, facilities, city fees, parade groups, etc.

Funding is achieved through the sale of program book advertisements/greetings, sales at our table in Hodges Park during the parade, and private donations.  We hope you continue to support the parade and encourage you to donate now. The GoFundMe goal is $15,000. Contributions not used for the 2018 Norwegian Day Parade will be allotted towards future Norwegian Day parades.

The League also hosts a banquet in celebration of Norway's Constitution Day.

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