Information for Parade Participants

Register Your Units to Participate in the Session Parade

Parade Marshal: Noble Wes Kennerley

Re: Shriners International Session 2023 Parade, Registration and Information

Dear Potentate/Recorder/Parade Marshal,

The Imperial Session 2023 Parade will take place Tuesday, July 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Concord, North Carolina. Please use the parade registration link above to submit your Shrine Center parade entries. Shrine Centers are responsible for registering their parade units as a group. Individual units, please do not register on your own. The deadline for your Shriner Center parade registration is May 31, 2023!

A Certificate of Insurance must be submitted along with your registration. Please add Shriners International Session 2023, Inc. and Shriners International as an additional insured on your Certificate of Insurance. This certificate can be uploaded during registration or emailed to

The Parade Marshal’s meeting is scheduled on Sunday, July 2, 2023. This meeting will take place in the Providence I room at the Westin Hotel at 10 a.m. It is required that your designated Shrine Center Parade Marshal or responsible Noble, attend for parade review and updates.

Overnight parade vehicle parking will be available at the Oasis Shrine Center, 604 Doug Mayes Place, Charlotte, NC 28262, during Imperial Session week. Due to Shrine Center events, parade vehicle parking will be designated only to the upper grassy lot. Should you need assistance, please contact Noble Wes Kennerley at 704-425-2759 or

Parade Information

Parade Marshal: Noble West Kennerley, 704-425-2759,
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Parade Marshal’s Meeting: Sunday, July 2, 2023, 10 a.m., Westin Hotel, Providence I
Parade Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Location: zMax Dragway, 6570 Bruton Smith Blvd., Concord, NC 28027
Line up: 5 – 7 p.m.
Step off: 7:30 p.m.
Route: see photo map of parade route
Line up order: will be posted at a later date
Overnight Parade Vehicle Parking: Oasis Shriners, 604 Doug Mayes Place, Charlotte, NC 28262

Should you have questions, please contact Noble Wes Kennerley at 704-425-2759 or Also, please visit additional information and updates routinely.