Monterey's annual 4th of July Parade is a must-attend celebration that draws approximately 15,000 people to line the streets in and around Old Monterey.
Monterey 4th of July Parade 2018
Wednesday, July 04, 2018 - 10:00am
Monterey's annual 4th of July Parade is a must-attend celebration that draws approximately 15,000 people to line the streets in and around Old Monterey. Come revel in the festive floats, patriotic displays, entertaining costumes, and musical bands.
The parade will start at the corner of Alvarado Street and Pearl Street. It will go down Alvarado Street and turn left onto Del Monte Ave and then take an immediate left onto Calle Principal. It will continue on Calle Principal until Jefferson Street, and end there. See map for complete road closures.
The best place to park on the day of the parade will be the West Garage, East Garage, or Lot 7 (enter on Pacific Avenue).
We need your tax exempt donation to again make this year's parade a big success. Sponsorship offers great community involvement, visibility, media coverage, and marketing benefits. Get details here.
We are seeking entertaining, creative, and exciting parade entries suitable for all ages, including bands, floats, drill teams, dance teams, equestrians, comical groups, and more. Application deadline is May 30, 2018. View guidelines and apply here.