History and community pride are on display at the Route 66 Parade as area residents line the iconic "Mother Road" for the city of Duarte's annual parade!
This year's theme: "Gateway to Hope"
Come and join us on Saturday, September 28, 2013!
Step off is at 10am!
The parade begins at the northeast corner of Huntington Dr. and Cotter St. and proceed east one mile along
Duarte’s historic Route 66.
In all, the parade features more than 1,000 kids of all ages from Duarte and neighboring communities representing schools, churches, and a variety of sports and recreation programs. Youth entries in previous parades have included: the Duarte Youth Boxing Club team, featuring Duarte’s Paola Arana, who won a Silver Medal in the USA Boxing National Championships, Duarte Child Development, Royal Oaks Elementary, Valley View Elementary, Maxwell Elementary, Beardslee Elementary, Ballet Foklorico Mestizo, DYAC, Girl Scouts Monrovia/Duarte, Duarte’s Promise – The Alliance for Youth, A Game Fundamentals Basketball Clinic, Northview Intermediate School, Academy of Karate, Cub Scout Pack 147, Boy Scout Troup 185, Mayor’s Youth Council, Santa Anita Family YMCA, and Andres Duarte Elementary, among others.
Several high school bands participate in the parade and compete for trophies. Past participants have included Duarte HIgh School, Don Lugo High School, Chino High School, San Dimas High School, South El Monte High School, Rim of the World High School, Lake Arrowhead, Diamond Ranch High School, Pomona, Workman High School, and City of Industry.
The Duarte Route 66 Parade features many unique and special entries.
Councilmember Tzeitel Paras-Caracci
Duarte High School Color Guard
Duarte High School Marching Band
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