34th Belmont Shore Christmas Parade
Sponsor: The Port of Long Beach
Saturday, December 3, 2016 6pm
Theme: A Candy Land Christmas
Grand Marshal: TBT Parade
Applications on site: 9/1/16
Congratulations to our float winners 2015:
Spectator Appeal: Fraternidad Morenada Real Urkipina
Execution of Theme: Cover Me Green Sponsoring Long Beach Rescue Mission
Originality: Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride
Honorable Mention: Westerly
THANK YOU TO ALL OUR PARTICIPANTS FOR MAKING THE 2015 PARADE MAGICAL!
THE PARADE WILL BE AIRED ON CHARTER TV (CHANNEL 188)
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26, 4PM TO 6PM AND SUNDAY DECEMBER 27, 1PM TO 3PM
OR WATCH THE PARADE ON YOUTUBE:
The Belmont Shore Christmas Parade will march down East Second Street to the beat of over a dozen local marching bands. Featuring over 100 entries, including floats designed by Long Beach businesses and associations, marching bands, and local personalities and dignitaries. And of course, no Christmas Parade would be complete without an appearance by good ole’ St. Nick!
The parade route is along East Second Street and begins heading east from Livingston Avenue to Bayshore Avenue. Entries return to Livingston Avenue heading west along the north side of East Second Street.
Start time will be at 6:00pm. East 2nd St. will close to traffic at 5:00pm, at which time spectators may set up chairs and blankets for a front row seat to the parade.
Take a look at some of our themes over the past 30 years!
“Home for the Holidays”, “Christmas by the Sea”, “Go for the Gold”, “It’s a Green Christmas”, “Twinkle with the Stars”, “A Magical, Musical Christmas”, “Winter Water Wonderland”, “Dog Days of Christmas”, “Christmas on the Coast”, “Holiday Magic in the Shore”, “Hometown Heros”, “A Merry Family Christmas”, “20 Years of Christmas Joy”, “Music of the Seasons”, “Holiday Lights Aglow”, “Magic at the Shore”, “Memories of Christmas Past”, “An Old Fashioned Christmas”, “Winter Wonderland”, “Village Christmas”, “A Celebration of Lights”, “100 Years of Christmas”, “Parade of Lights”, “Old Fashion Christmas”