The 110th Anniversary King Wamba Carnival Parade is Saturday, June 1st.

“Toledo's best and most eccentric parade!!”



Kick off Festival! 

The Old West End Festival and the Parade Committee welcomes you to participate in the 2019 King Wamba Carnival Parade. The King Wamba Carnival Parade is the official kick-off of the Old West End Festival and will step off Saturday, June 1st, 2019, at 10 a.m. 

This eclectic convergence of art, music, street theatre and visual wonder will proceed south through the Old West End (Robinwood, Bancroft, Collingwood) ending at Collingwood at Woodruff (Art Fair/Marketplace).


Scott High School Fantastic Dancing MachineTSA (Toledo School for the Arts), Walleye FanboniZenobia Shrine Highlander Bagpipers (first time ever), local party band Bitch, Thunder!Culture Clash Records with a live band Kazoo Kids on the Block, as well as a variety of Art and Antique Cars, and many more!

If you would like to be a performer in this year’s parade, contact Paulette Mills, (419) 349-8559,