Drake Relays Parade


Due to the rain, the Drake Relays Parade has been cancelled

Join the Drake community for a time-honored tradition:

Sunday, April 13
2 PM
Around campus
Grand marshal: President David and Maddy Maxwell

The parade route will begin outside of the Knapp Center and travel around Drake University campus. The parade will be featuring a combination of Drake University students and organizations, as well as Des Moines area organizations and businesses. 

From 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on April 13 there will be no parking allowed on the following streets: 

  • University Avenue from 24th to 31st Street
  • Both sides of Forest Avenue from 24th to 30th Street 
  • West side of 31st / 30th Street from University
  • Forest Avenue - East Side