Grimes Governors Days is an annual event that is organized by Grimes Chamber & Economic Development in coordination with the Governors Days Committee and with the support of dozens of local Chamber Member sponsors and the City of Grimes. The event consists of live music, a large entertainment garden, Sam’s Amusements Carnival, the Athletico 5k/Fun Run, the MS Moments Bags Tournament, multiple parades, food and craft vendors, the Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, and many other events.
Governors Days is one of the grandest summer festivals in the Des Moines, Iowa metropolitan area. Sign you, your business, or your cause up for our Grand Parade held in Grimes from 10AM-12PM on Saturday, June 11th.
Staging: 8-10:00 AM
Parade Start: 10:00 AM
Parade Route will be posted prior to event taking place on the 11th. Will post map on www.governorsdays.com and this event page. Stay tuned!
$30 Entry Amount
$50 for Political Parties
Chamber Members are FREE until April 29th
Event sponsors entries are FREE!
FULL! 2022 Governors Days Grand Parad...
Date and Time
Saturday Jun 11, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
Saturday, June 11th
Parade to start promptly at 10:00 AM.
Staging will take place at the Grimes South Sports Complex & surrounding area. You will be notified of your number & staging location a week out from the event.
$30 Entry Fee
$50 Political Parties
GCED Members are free until April 29th. Registration rate will be applied if registering after this date.
**Deadline to register is May 27th OR until we reach staging capacity.**