Saturday, September 23, 2023 – 10:00 AM

Parade Information

The deadline for parade entries is September 16.

The Benson Mule Days Parade will be held on Saturday and lasts approximately 2 ½ hours. Lots of interesting entries, bands, Shriners and more participate in an event the whole family can enjoy. Parade time is 10:00 am on Main Street in Benson with line up on Dunn Street west of Benson. Persons wanting to participate in the parade must have filled out an entry form from the Benson Area Chamber of Commerce. Entrants must be suitably clothed. Entries displaying offensive garb or decoration, shirtless, barefoot or doesn’t meet standards that are suitable for a family event will not be allowed into the parade regardless of paid entry fee. Drinking of alcoholic beverages is prohibited and entrant is subject to being asked to leave. No candy is to be thrown out to insure safety along the route. This a family event and the Benson Area Chamber of Commerce reserves the right not to accept any entries that are offensive, repulsive or to cause fear or anxiety and incite violence to the parade entrants, community and visitors.

Parade Schedule: 73rd Annual Benson Mule Days

Parade Applications

Email Application to  or fax to 919-894-1052.