Big changes were announced for this year’s Illinois State Fair parade back in July and now an official parade route map has been released by the Springfield Park District.
Reaction to the parade route change, especially on social has been harsh. Mayor Jim Langfelder also thinks the change will hurt businesses along the former parade route on Peoria Road.
SEE THE 2017 ILLINOIS STATE FAIR PARADE ROUTE BELOW
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