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Street closure notice for 12.10.16

The Echo Park Community Parade Committee, together with support from Council Districts 1 and 13, will be holding the yearly Echo Park Community Parade on Saturday, December 10, 2016, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm along Sunset Boulevard. We hope you will join us for this festive annual event. In order to accommodate the parade, […]

2016 Grand Marshal and Ambassadors

Grand Marshal Los Angeles Theatre Academy (LATA) The 2016 Grand Marshal is the Los Angeles Theatre Academy, a multi-lingual organization that provides theatrical education for children and adults onstage and behind the scenes.   Ambassador: Martin Cox Martin Cox is a long-time Echo Park resident and photographer. Ambassador: Mary-Austin Klein Mary-Austin Klein is a long-time resident and […]

2016 Art Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Art Contest! This year’s winners are…     Each year the Committee hosts an art contest where children of a variety of ages can submit parade themed artwork. A panel of judges review all submissions and select four winners to be awarded a cash prize and their art prominently displayed […]

Announcing the 2016 Echo Park Community Parade

Join us in Echo Park on Saturday, December 10 at 11:00 am in Echo Park for the annual Echo Park Community Parade! Celebrating the holiday season, the parade is a historic event that has been put on by a committee of local volunteers for nearly five decades. Each year the parade features a theme that […]

2015 Grand Marshal and Parade Ambassadors

The Parade Committee has nominated and voted on the 2015 Grand Marshal and Parade Ambassadors that will be featured in the parade along with special guests. Grand Marshal: Samuel Zamarripa Parade Ambassadors: Peter A. Shire, Bennett Kayser, Echo Park Chamber of Commerce and Armando Barragan

Parade Kickoff

Join us on Friday, December 4 at the Echo Park Farmers’ Market on Logan Street for the Echo Park Community Parade Kickoff! We’ll be recognizing the winners of our 2015 Art Contest as well as enjoy a performance or two. More info TBA!

The 2015 Echo Park Community Parade theme is…

Echoing the Holiday Spirit! Join us on Saturday, December 12, 2015 and show us how Echo Park celebrates the holiday season! Click here to submit your parade entry application.

Start spreading the news

Announcing this year’s date The 2015 Echo Park Community Parade will take place on Saturday, December 12th from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. 2015 Theme? Last year’s theme was “Let the holiday lights shine, it’s Echo Park Community Parade time!” This year we need a new theme that represents the beautiful neighborhood of Echo Park. […]

Support the parade: Back our Kickstarter!

The Echo Park Community Parade has been a part of Echo Park for 50 years. Every December, rain or shine, students, businesses, officials, families, organizations, four-legged friends and Santa have marched down Sunset Boulevard to celebrate the spirit of our community. To make this happen, we need your support! The Parade is a nonprofit but […]

Announcing our Grand Marshal & Parade Ambassadors!

Grand Marshal Jesus Sanchez, longtime resident, community activist and award-winning journalist Parade Ambassadors Mrs. Evelia Perez, longtime community leader and former proprietor of El Batey Market Mr. Ernesto Martinez, decorated WWII veteran and 60-year resident of Angelino Heights The L.A. Derby Dolls, local women’s sports organization, recognized for their community service The Los Angeles Host […]