EAST LA MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE & FESTIVAL
PRESENTED BY COMITE MEXICANO CIVICO PATRIOTICO AND WELLS FARGO
SUNDAY, SEP 16TH, 2018
PARADE START TIME: 10:00 AM
GRAND FESTIVAL: 11:00AM-5:00PM
The parade starts at 10:00 am sharp. The 1 1/2-mile East LA Parade route begins at the corner of Cesar Chavez Ave. and Mednik Ave. The parade travels north on Cesar Chavez, it goes in front of ABC Chanel 7 and Univision Television Network Live Recording then turns east onto Gage Ave. The parade participants turn south onto 1st returning to the Grand Festival on Mednik and 1st.
Prohibited items along the parade route include weapons, sticks, poles, drones, glass bottles and any items which may cause injury or interfere with the parade or spectators’ enjoyment of the parade.
This year we will have Volunteers down the parade route to assist you with any information needed.
In order to have a good seating area, please arrive by 9:00 am and walk to Cesar Chavez Ave. (first come, first serve).
From Los Angeles
Take ramp onto US-101 S (Santa Ana Fwy) toward I-10 E/I-5 S Go for 0.8 mi
Keep left onto San Bernardino Fwy toward I-10 E/San Bernardino Go for 1.3 mi
Continue on I-10 Go for 1.7 mi
Take the exit toward Long Beach onto I-710 S (Long Beach Fwy) Go for 1.7 mi
Take exit 20C toward Cesar Chavez Ave Go for 0.3 mi
Turn left onto Floral Dr. Go for 0.5 mi
Turn right onto N Mednik Ave Go for 0.2 mi
Turn right onto E Cesar E Chavez Ave Go for 160 ft
Arrive at E Cesar E Chavez Ave. Your destination is on the left.
4760 E Cesar E Chavez Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90022-1234
Gold Line service hours are approximately from 5:00 AM until 12:15 AM daily. Metro Rail service
Metro Local: 258
Montebello Transit: 40
El Sol: City Terrace/ELAC, Union Pacific/Salazar Park, Whittier Blvd./Saybrook Park
First-come, first-served basis at the:
Civic Center Parking lot
4848 Civic Center Way, Los Angeles, CA 90022
All “No Parking” areas and red curb zones remain off-limits, and vehicles in violation will be subject to impound and a fine. There is no parking allowed on the parade route itself. Illegally parked vehicles will be impounded.
The Grand Festival starts at 11:00am-5:00pm
Main Stage will have performers throughout the day
Sponsors and Exhibitors will be sampling and give away gifts through the day
Arts & Craft
Celebrity Photos Opp and Autograph Signing
Traditional Food and Music