Saturday, June 12, 2021

Join the Parade on September 11th, 2021

Every five years Bishop Hill celebrates its founding with a parade. This year marks the 175th anniversary of the Bishop Hill Colony and the 125th anniversary of The Bishop Hill Old Settlers' Association. The 2021 BHOSA Parade will be held Saturday, September 11th at 10:00 am. 

As always, the parade will feature the Old Settlers’
original 1929 Chevy firetruck.
The  Celebration will begin with the parade through Bishop Hill and the Old Settlers' Association is seeking entries. Large floats and small floats, pulled by horses, tractors, and trucks are all needed.


Marching bands, antique cars, and antique tractors are also welcome to participate. There are no entry fees. If you want to join in the fun please call BHOSA President, Randy Anderson, at 309-883-9209 or download an application here.
Come early; reserve your spot on the sidelines!