COMMUNITY SADDLES UP FOR 47th ANNUAL BUCKBOARD PARADE AND FESTIVAL SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19
ROWLAND HEIGHTS, CA – SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 – The community is invited to come out and celebrate the 47th annual Buckboard Days Parade and Festival on Saturday, October 19, 2019 with this year’s theme, “FALL in Love With Rowland Heights.” The parade begins at 9 a.m. at the corner of Nogales and Colima and will conclude at Rowland Heights County Park for the Festival from 11:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is no parade entry fee for community organizations and individuals. There is a $50 fee for non-sponsor businesses and commercial entries. The final deadline for Buckboard Parade and Festival Entries to be included in the parade is October 2, 2019. All applications and more information can be found at www.buckboarddaysparade.org.
The parade will feature a variety of local school bands, community organizations, equestrian groups, floats and a horse-drawn buckboard. The 2019 Grand Marshal is local veterinarian, Dr. Samir Sargious (Dr. Sam).
Following the Buckboard Days Parade will be a Family Festival at Rowland Heights County Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For everyone’s enjoyment, there will be entertainment on stage and throughout the park with a variety of community booths offering food, handmade arts and crafts and community information and services until 2 p.m. organized by the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation.
The Hacienda Heights Kiwanis will be sponsoring a pancake breakfast before the parade, starting at 7 a.m. Come early and enjoy breakfast at the Bell Memorial Church parking lot on Nogales near the corner of Colima (1747 Nogales St, Rowland Heights). Breakfast is $5 per person.
Thank you to the following BUCKBOARD DAYS PARADE SPONSORS:
EVENT SPONSORS: David and Teri Malkin, First General Bank, Puente Hills Toyota and LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn, 4th District. DIAMOND SPONSORS: Southern California Gas Company, Rose Hills, Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park, Rowland Water District, Sterling Bank, and Walnut Water District. OTHER SPONSORS: Chick-fil-A, Dr. Tina Sun, Dentist, State Farm Insurance Yin Yin Ta, Josh Newman for State Senate, L.A. New Millennium Lion’s Club, Discover Printing, Los Worlds Laser Tag, State Senator Ling Ling Chang, Pearl of the East Plaza and Whittier Medical Center. The Rowland Heights Buckboard Days Parade is hosted by the RH Buckboard Days Parade Committee and the festival is hosted by Los Angeles County and the Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation Department. For more information visit www.buckboarddaysparade.org Facebook/Twitter/Instagram RHBuckboardDays #RHBuckboardDays