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CITY OF BERWYN: 51st Annual Houby Day Parade

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By Press release submission | Sep 17, 2019


City of Berwyn issued the following announcement on Sept. 10.

It is with great pleasure that the Hon. Robert J. Lovero, Mayor of Berwyn and Hon. Larry Dominick, President of Cicero once again undertake the planning and preparation for the 51st Annual Houby Day Parade scheduled for Sunday on October 6th, 2019. The parade is set to begin at noon in Cicero, with line-up at 54th and Cermak Road, traveling west into Berwyn, ending at Wesley Avenue and Cermak Road

Beginning in 1968, the Houby Festival has celebrated the Czech and Slovak heritage and annual harvest with the symbolic “Houby”, the Czech/Slovak word for mushroom. Our time honored event draws 15,000 enthusiastic spectators along our main street and remains as one of Berwyn/Cicero’s most popular events. In a wonderful display of cultural unity, the festival is now celebrate by different ethnicities and backgrounds from the surrounding community.

Businesses or organizations with floats, vehicles, or marching along with flags, banners, or signage are invited to take part in this is non-for-profit event. Your participation is greatly appreciated.

Please submit the Parade Application by September 30th, 2019.

Original source can be found here.

Source: City of Berwyn 

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