630-415-2079     P.O Box 82 Lombard, Illinois 60148
Lombard Lilac Festival Parade
Parade Rules (click for rules)
Parade rules are in place to keep the parade participants, the parade audience and the parade volunteers safe.  Please click on the Parade Rule link above to familarize yourself with the parade rules and make sure to communicate them to the participants of your parade unit.  Thanks in advance for your cooperation.

The Lombard Lilac Parade Committee would like you to thoroughly enjoy your parade day.  The Committee, in cooperation with the Lombard Police Department, is asking parade participants and parade-goers to be vigilant of any suspicious activities by persons and notify a parade official or Lombard Police Officer staged along the parade route.
Parking Restrictions 2017 (for reference)

Lombard Police Chief Ray Byrne announced several temporary parking restrictions that are necessary to ensure a safe and orderly passage of traffic during the 2017 Lilac Festival Parade, Sunday, May 21, 2017. These No Parking restrictions are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the following streets:

Central East Both sides from Grace to Main
Edward from Stewart to dead end Both sides
Edward Main to Finley both sides
Central West Both sides from Main to Edson
Wilson East - South side from Edgewood to Grace
Wilson East Both sides from Grace to Main
Wilson West Both sides from Main to Finley
Madison East Both sides from Grace to Main
Morningside North side from Martha to Main
Madison West Both sides from Main to Finley
Washington West - South side of one way eastbound section
Washington West - North side of one way westbound section
Washington East Both sides from Main to 200 east
Hickory East - North side from Grace to Garfield Terrace
Hickory East Both sides from Garfield Terrace to Main
Maple East Both sides from Grace to Main
Maple West Both sides from Main to Finley
Elm East Both sides from Grace to Craig
Grace South Both sides from Central to St. Charles
Lombard South Both sides Maple to Parkside
Stewart South Both sides Maple to Parkside
Craig South - Both sides Maple to Parkside
Craig South Both sides Maple to Madison
Garfield Terrace West side of Washington to end of cul-de-sac
Ash East Both sides Grace to Main
Martha South - West side from Washington to Madison
Stewart South - West side from Maple to Madison
Lombard South West side from Maple to Madison
Hammerschmidt South Both sides from Central dead end to Madison
Norbury South Both sides from Wilson to Madison
Charlotte South Both sides from Wilson to Madison
Norbury South – East side from Wilson to East Central
Charlotte South – East side from Wilson to East Central
Charing Cross South – East side form Charlotte to Norbury
Main South Both sides from Central to St. Charles
Main Drive Both sides from Central to Wilson
Elizabeth South Both sides from Wilson to Parkside
Edson South Both sides from Central to Madison
Edson South - West side from Madison to Maple
Finley South Both sides from Wilson to Crescent
Taylor West Both sides from Main to Elizabeth
Taylor East Both sides from Main to Grace

Personnel from the Lombard Public Works Department will be erecting the "No Parking" signs early on Sunday morning, May 17.  

Residents are urged to cooperate with the Village and the Lombard Lilac Festival Parade Committee to help prevent persons from removing these “No Parking” signs before and during the Parade time. 

Police Chief Byrne is urging everyone to abide by the temporary restrictions in order that the Parade can move as scheduled and to ensure that traffic prior to and after the Parade flows smoothly and efficiently.  
The Chief encourages Village residents to leave their cars at home and walk to the Parade whenever possible. 

The Chief also notes that the Lombard Fire Department will have one ambulance located at 805 South Main Street and one at Colonial Commons in the 400 block of South Main Street to provide adequate emergency care during the Parade. 

Police Chief Byrne also reminds everyone that the Lilac Parade is a family event and the consumption of alcoholic beverages along the Parade route, whether on public or private property, is prohibited pursuant to Village Ordinance Title 9, Chapter 95.03, Section (A).

Also assisting the Lombard Police Department will be volunteers from the Lombard Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association. They will be assigned to handle traffic direction and crowd control during Parade time. 
The Lombard Lilac Parade Committee would like you to thoroughly enjoy your parade day.  The Committee, in cooperation with the Lombard Police Department, is asking parade participants and parade-goers to be vigilant of any suspicious activities by persons and notify a parade official or Lombard Police Officer staged along the parade route.

Handicapped parking will be available on a first come basis on Hickory just east of Main St.