The East LA Mexican Independence Day Parade is the oldest and largest Hispanic parade in the country, with over 20,000 attendees expected.
The family-oriented event offers the opportunity to learn about many Mexican states' cultures, enjoy traditional food, listen to cultural music, appreciate beautiful traditional dances, and interact with many fun exhibitors.
Participants include school bands, equestrian units, folkloric groups, floats, and dignitaries, celebrating Mexican Independence Day.
Parade: 10am - 1pm
Festival: 11am - 5pm
The East LA Parade & Festival starts at 10am on Cesar Chavez Blvd. and Mednik (Belvedere Park) The Grand Festival runs from 11am to 65M on Mednik and 1st ( East LA Civic Center). Attendees can expect musical acts, games, prizes, free giveaways, and celebrity autograph signing.