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2014 Official Parade VideoA Hundred Thousand Welcomes To You!
The Long Beach Irish Heritage Parade and Festival is a local tradition featuring a continuous motion parade and festival with over 50 parade entries including Firefighter displays, marching bands, dancing groups, youth groups, local businesses, floats, and more, all ending with a free all-ages festival highlighting local music, food and drink. Who knows you just might #GetLuckyLB!
The parade runs down Pine Avenue from 6th Street to Broadway in beautiful downtown Long Beach,Calif. The first entry steps off at 2pm with the final entry making their way to the post-parade festival about 3:00pm. Of course the festivities don’t end there! The parade ends at Promenade Park between Broadway and 1st street on the Promenade for the Irish Heritage Festival with live Irish music, food, beer garden and vendors. Firefighters, Police, and Irish heritage groups from all over Southern California will be participating so join us for a fun filled day to celebrate Irish heritage!
Parade Entry/Float Application
Want to join in on all the fun? Show off your Irish Heritage? Or just shout your lungs out from the top of the Blarney stone about how great your business or group is? Then we have the parade for you! The Long Beach Irish Heritage Parade is fun for the whole family and no idea or float is too crazy. We welcome participants from all over Southern California to enter in their float, band, business, or group and show their support for our Firefighters & Police and the Irish heritage we all share.