Zippity Doo Dah® Parade


Saturday March 23 • Dusk

Continuing on, the weekend ends with Saturday night’s Zippity Doo Dah® Parade. The nighttime parade begins at dusk and features the world famous Budweiser Clydesdales, the Jackson State Sonic Boom, the infamous march of the Sweet Potato Queens® and the original Sweet Potato Queen herself, Jill Conner Browne. Grand Marshal of this year’s parade is Sweet Potato Queen Aunt Faye of Texas who has just celebrated her 100th birthday. In honor of her birthday, this year’s theme will be “We Still Got a Lotta Zip in Our Doo Dah.”


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