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It's a new day! Get ready for the 115th Lake Forest Day celebration on August 1st and 2nd, 2023.

 Sponsored by American Legion McKinlock Post 264, Lake Forest Day celebrates our community and patriotism with a parade, carnival, music, games, fun for the kids and a raffle. Join us!

For more information click these quick links:

Parade Application: Parade starts at 10 AM, Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023

Carnival: Tuesday, August 1st from 6 - 10 PM, and

Wednesday, August 2nd from 11 AM - 10 PM

5K & Fun Run: Wednesday, August 2nd at 7 AM

Donations and Raffle TicketsAssist our Veterans! Support our Youth!

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American Legion Post 264: Learn more about our Organization

Volunteers Needed: The success of Lake Forest Day depends on Volunteers. See how how many different ways you can help. 

Volunteer Questions: More questions, ask here

American Legion McKinlock Post 264 has provided over 100 Years of Service to our Community and Veterans. Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, our families and friends.  Please visit American Legion Post 264 for more information about our Post.

Did you always want to be in a parade?  Read more and submit a Parade Application !

The Carnival and Raffle is the most important Fundraising Event for American Legion Post 264. 100% of our fundraising efforts are used in Lake County to assist our veterans, support our youth and promote patriotism. Please visit our <Carnival> and <Donations/Raffle Tickets> pages to see how you can have fun and help our veterans and youth. Thank You for your support!

Volunteers Needed

The success of Lake Forest Day is dependent upon Volunteers. Please consider donating 1 or 2 hours of your time to help! We also welcome organizations to volunteer as a group. You will be meeting new friends and having some fun too. Volunteer with us today!​

If you reading this, I know that you want to help. Here are some of ways that you can help:

  • Assist in safely staging floats/bands/entries for the Parade on Wednesday AM (needed 2 1/2 hours before the Parade).

  • Assist in setting up judges table and podium (needed one hour before the Parade).

  • Be a Parade Judge (needed for two hours)

  • Safely processes vehicles/bands and personnel away from the end of the Parade route (needed for two hours)

  • Sell Raffle tickets with you and/or your spouse (one/two hours shifts)

  • Load/unload truck (needed for one hour)

  • One hour selling tickets in the a Carnival Booths (needed for one/two hours shifts)

  • Website design, content and pictures


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