NEWSBRIEF: Stockyard Days Grand Parade rescheduled


The planned route for the 2019 Stockyard Days Grand Parade, which will take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3. (courtesy of City of New Brighton)

Due to construction on Interstate 35W, New Brighton’s Stockyard Days festival has moved its parade from Thursday, Aug. 8, to Saturday, Aug. 3 at 3 p.m. 

The parade will start near St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 835 2nd Ave. NW, and end at the intersection of Old Highway 8 NW and Fourth Street NW, with a post-parade reception and party at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 563 Old Highway 8 NW.

The majority of the Stockyard Days festival will take place the following weekend, from Aug. 9 to 11, with events scattered throughout the week of Aug. 4. For a complete schedule, visit www.stockyarddays.org/events-list.

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