Mother Goose Parade to Return in 2023

EL CAJON, Calif. – (October 28, 2022) – Organizers of one of San Diego County’s longest-running and most beloved holiday events have announced the unfortunate cancellation of the 2022 event but pledge that the annual tradition will be back bigger and better than ever in 2023.  Originally scheduled for November 20 in the heart of downtown El Cajon, the Mother Goose Parade Association today announced their difficult decision to not proceed with this year’s event.

“Due to unprecedented staffing, logistics and supply chain challenges, we are unable to deliver the high quality parade experience and event our community has come to expect and deserve,” announced the Mother Goose Parade Association.  “We are committed to following the high standards of entertainment and joy that the Mother Goose Parade has brought to tens of thousands of families and residents over the decades; we did not want to produce an event that was anything less than outstanding”.Read more

2022 Event Canceled – Annual Holiday Tradition to Return Bigger and Better Next Year


For over 70 years The Mother Goose Parade has been a product of our whole community working together. From tireless volunteers, to generous donors, dedicated participants, and faithful attendees, it’s a team effort.
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The Mother Goose Parade has been around for generations, and we’re looking forward to generations more!

“One day I am going to be in the El Cajon Mother Goose Parade, just like my Grandma, Grandpa, Uncle and Aunt. We are very lucky to live in a city that cares so much for the children in the community.”
- 3rd Grader at Flying Hills

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