We are excited to be able to return to our traditional parade format! The parade will follow the traditional route and spectators are welcome to watch along the way.
Volunteers are needed to help with a variety of tasks in preparation for the parade and on the day of the event. If you would like to get involved, please email email@example.com.
Highland Fling Theme: "Reach!"
Event Held: Saturday, August 7th
Time: 10:00 am
- Parade Registration is now open.
- Cost: Commercial Entry (non-Highland business) $200, Commercial Entry (Highland business) $100, Non-Residents $100, Politicians $25, Sports Teams & Cheerleaders $25, Non-Parade Entry (handing out promotional items along the parade route) $25, Highland Residents, Church Groups, School Groups, Non-Profit Organizations, City and Government Entry $0. Pre-registration is required and will remain open through Saturday, July 24th or until full.
Contact: Audrey Wright, firstname.lastname@example.org
View the traditional parade route; it starts at Highland Elementary School, goes south on 6000 West, turns east on 10400 North, and ends at Heritage Park.
History of Highland Fling Grand Marshal(s)
1978 - None
1979 - None or Unknown
1980 - None or Unknown
1981 - None or Unknown
1982 - None or Unknown
1983 - None or Unknown
1984 - None or Unknown
1985 - Marie & Mahlon Peck
1986 - Earl & Thelma Chidester
1987 - Marianne Williams
1988 - Merlin Larson accompanied by wife Marie Bush Larson
1989 - William & Dorothy Blomquist
1990 - Reed Thompson with wife Genevieve Thompson
1991 - Yukus & Mary Inouye
1992 - Glen & Dorothy Strasburg
1993 - Ron & Erlene Burrell
1994 - Eric & Yvonne Adamson
1995 - Duane & Vicki Forsyth
1996 - Richard & Lucille Stowe
1997 - Clarke & Wini Jensen
1998 - Ron & Carole Stutz
1999 - Larry G. Miller & James A. Hewlett
2000 - Alfred & Valois Paxman
2001 - Neal & Barbara Evans
2002 - Unknown
2003 - Kathryn Schramm
2004 - Jeannie & Johnnie Iverson
2005 - Carl & Luella Bennett Day
2006 - Steven & Janet King
2007 - Darwin & Charlotte Poulsen
2008 - Glen & Laurie Vawdrey
2009 - Unknown
2010 - Boyd Wilson
2011 - Emmett “Cyclone” Davis, Eldon Hinckley, Darwin R. Miner, and Louis Latimer
2012 - Vern & Pat Romney
2013 - Lloyd & Rebecca Hansen
2014 - Jess & Ann Adamson
2015 - Glen & Brenda Thurgood
2016 - Ron & Kim Jewett
2017 - Don LeBaron – first mayor of Highland
2018 - Jay W. & Gwyn Cox Franson
2019 - Shauna & Woody Larson
2021- Lori & Larry Mendenhall
If you have any information that can help us fill in the gaps, please contact us at: Events@highlandcity.org or 801-772-4507. Thank You!