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Black History Parade and Festival in Pasadena
February 15: Celebrate black history, culture and achievements at Pasadena’s 38th Annual Black History Parade and Festival.
This year’s theme is “For the Culture – Celebrating Our Excellence.” The parade features over 80 entries with participants traveling from great distances to join the celebration. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early to navigate around street closures, find parking and claim their favorite viewing spots along the parade route. The parade begins at 10 a.m. on Fair Oaks Avenue and Figueroa Street in Altadena; then heads south on Fair Oaks Avenue before ending at Pasadena’s Robinson Park, 1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave.
The festival features live entertainment for all ages, food available for purchase, an exciting meet-and-greet with Miss Black Pasadena, the Power 106 Street Team, free informational booths and a children’s zone jam-packed with fun, free activities. The festival takes place from noon to 4 p.m. on the north side of the park.
Free parking provided on a first-come, first served basis at Calvary Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 135 Glorieta St., Pasadena.
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