The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales will appear on the campus of Lander University on Friday, August 30. The "Gentle Giants," as they are often referred to, will host a parade at 7:00 p.m. on campus. This event is free and open to the public.
The parade will begin at 7:00 on the front lawn by the fountain adjacent to Horne Arena. The hitch will then circle around the PEES loop and turn left onto Wilson St. before making a right onto Crews St. The horses will continue down Crews St. and turn around at the main entrance to campus, returning through the visitor's paring lot to the front lawn.
Wilson St. and Crews St. will be closed off beginning at 4:00 p.m. LUPD will be directing traffic to accessible parking lots. The first 500 people to arrive at the fountain, beginning at 5:30, wll receive a free Bearcat bottle opener. The horses will be hitched at 6:15.
Following the parade, the horses will remain hitched for visitors to observe on the front lawn until 9:00 p.m.