Parade, Free BBQ, Picnic Games, Community Booths
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
The San Gabriel Kid’s Day & 4th of July Parade will be held on Wednesday, July 4th in the historic San Gabriel Mission District. Come on out to this FREE event, sponsored by the City of San Gabriel, and join us as we celebrate kids and our nation’s independence!
Parade check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. at Plaza Park. Registration for parade entries will be taken up to and on the day of the event. Beginning at 9:30 a.m., the parade will travel north on Mission Drive, then east on Broadway. Prizes will be awarded for most patriotic costumes and parade entries. Following the parade there will be a FREE Kid’s Day picnic in Smith Park, 232 W. Broadway. Come enjoy a BBQ, picnic games, community booths, crafts, a water slide and more! Entertainment will be provided by the San Gabriel Library. Park activities conclude at 1:00 p.m.
Parade Award Categories
Most Patriotic Banner for Community Organization or Community Group, Most Patriotic Banner for Youth Community Organization, Most Patriotic Attire – Child/Adult, Best Decorated Bike or Scooter – Male and Female Ages 6 & Over, Best Decorated Bike, Scooter, Tricycle or Wagon – Male and Female Ages 5 & Under, Special Judge’s Award
For more information on this event, to register for the parade or to participate as a sponsor, please visit the event website at www.sangabrielcity.com or contact San Gabriel Parks & Recreation Department at (626) 308-2875.