The Parade steps off at 1 p.m. on Wyman Street and follows West and East State Streets to Seventh Street, ending on the Festival Grounds. The parade presently has (scheduled to appear) dancing dragons, bagpipes, ethnic dance troops, and more! The Parade and Festival are event are free to attend, with many family-friendly activities and those for everyone to enjoy. Another festival highlight is cultural cuisine for purchase from many food booths to taste the variety of delicious ethnic foods presented. Tickets must be purchased at the ticket booth.