Be in the Parade

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Join in the Fun!

It goes without saying, but we couldn’t have a parade without our awesome participants!

Every year we have hundreds of organizations and individuals take part the in joyous route down El Cajon’s Main St., showcasing the vibrant diversity of our community.

From humble beginnings in 1947, the parade has grown to include schools from all over the county, civil servants from all over the state, athletes from all over the country, and celebrities from all over the world. Not too bad for this little pocket of East County!

Whether you’ve been in the parade for fifty years, or never at all, we would love to consider your entry. Fill out the form below, and we will get back to you with all the necessary information. 

And thank you for your part in keeping this marvelous tradition alive! 

Past Parade Participants

Over the years the Mother Goose Parade has included all of these categories, and many more.

Local Icons
Sports Stars
Contest Winners
Dance Teams
Law Enforcement
Charity Organizations
Kid's Characters
Civil Servants
And More!

Want to be in the Parade?

Fill out the interest form below and we will reach out to you with more information. 

*Please note that we are not yet accepting official applications for 2022. When you fill out the interest form, you will be alerted when entries are open.*

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About the Mother Goose Parade