The Colona Memorial Day Parade Committee will be sponsoring the 43rd annual Colona Memorial Day Parade on Sunday, May 26th. Line-up will begin at noon with step off time at 2:00 p.m. The Parade Award Ceremony will be held in the Colona Veteran’s Pavilion on the Hennepin Parkway next to the Colona Fire Department immediately following the parade. Entry forms are available at Colona City Hall or on the City of Colona website. The 2013 Parade Theme is “A Legacy of Heroes”. In conjunction with the parade, a four-day festival will be held May 23rd through the 26th at the Hennepin Canal Parkway, off Route 84, next to the Colona Fire Department. The festival will include carnival rides and games, a horseshoe tournament, Friday and Saturday night bands with a beer garden, and other activities throughout the four days.