Circle City Classic Parade set for September 24 in downtown Indianapolis

Photo from 2015 Circle City Classic Parade

Photo from 2015 Circle City Classic Parade

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Circle City Classic returns to Indianapolis for its 33rd annual game. This year’s match up features Central State University Marauders and Kentucky State University Thorobreds.

But before the game kicks off, don’t miss the Circle City Classic Parade, which is set for Saturday, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m. through 12 p.m. in downtown Indy.

Nearly 100,000 spectators gather each year to witness the pageantry, celebrities, floats and marching bands as they wind their way through the streets of Indianapolis. Parade grand marshals have included renowned celebrities such as Jerry Rice, Kelly Rowland, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Soulfood’s Boris Kodjoe and Grammy Award-winning gospel recording artist, Yolanda Adams.

This year’s parade will feature national recording artist Ro James as grand marshal.

Several members of the FOX59 team will appear in the Circle City Classic Parade:

  • Kyle Inskeep
  • Gabby Gonzalez
  • Tanae Howard
  • Jill Glavan
  • Aishah Hasnie
  • Deanna Allbrittin
  • Sherman Burdette
  • Alexis McAdams