December 3, 2023, 1:30 p.m.
Christmas on the Sand is 2023 theme
Parade route: Girard Avenue from Kline to Prospect. Left on Prospect to Silverado. Ends in front of Contemporary Museum of Art San Diego.
Spread some holiday cheer at the La Jolla Holiday Festival and Christmas Parade. You'll see floats, marching bands, community groups, drill teams, vintage vehicles, horses, Santa Claus and yes ~ a camel. Church bells peal with a fly-over. There is also a Holiday Festival called Santa's Village. It features Santa visits for children, arts-and-crafts, games, music, and face-painting.
Approx. 15 marching bands, canines, equestrian units, 13 floats, marching units, and over 15 vehicles with queens, celebs, and more.
The Annual La Jolla Christmas Parade & Holiday Festival is one of La Jolla's best and brightest events of the year featuring grand marshals and honored dignitaries often selected for their amazing community donations and volunteerism.
The parade is produced by committee and includes the best of the area with Bands, Beauty Queens/Princesses, Army & Navy Academy, Marching Units, Happy Holiday Cheerful Cheerleaders, Silver Saddle Equestrian unit, Girl Scouts, Prancing Pony Country Farm, La Jolla Fire Engines, Vehicles, Antique Aircraft Flyover and Boy Scouts, to name a few. Of course, there's Santa Claus, as well.
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.