4th of July Parade
The Best day of the Year in Pacific Palisades
For nearly Seven Decades the Pacific Palisades has been Celebrating the 4th of July with its own Hometown Parade.
The day starts off with a 5K/10K Run, plus a Kids Run. Participants from all over come to enjoy this run through the beautiful, tree-lined streets of Pacific Palisades. The event also supports local charities. All are invited to run or walk in the event There is even a Kids Run for the Under 10 Set, or babies in strollers.
The Day Continues around 3 pm for the Hometown Parade
Around 3 pm the parade is kicked off by a group of skydivers jumping out of a plane and landing right in the middle of Sunset Blvd wearing their best Patriot outfits, some are even in their Elvis-Suits!
The annual parade goes for about 2 hours and features high school bands from all over, beautiful horse-riders, Mr and Miss Pacific Palisades, firefighters on their shiney engines, and many, many more. There is even a Kids on BIkes section and a Kids walking Dogs Group. Many residents line the streets of the parade route with their outdoor chairs the night before, to save a spot to view the parade.
Homeowners can also get in on the festivities by decorating their homes for a Best Decorated Award. It’s fun to go around the neighborhood to see the great decorations!