This year’s Buckboard Days Parade and Festival will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 and will be bigger than ever with the theme, “Passport Through 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 11:30 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, 2018. All applications are online this year and 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 2018 Grand Marshal is Congressman Ed Royce.
Following the Buckboard Days Parade will be a Family Festival at Rowland Heights County Park from 11:30 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: First General Bank, LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn, 4th District, David and Teri Malkin, Puente Hills Toyota and STC Foundation. DIAMOND SPONSORS: Southern California Gas Company, Gilbert Cisneros for Congress, Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park, Rowland Water District, State Senator Ling Ling Chang, and Walnut Water District.
The 45th Annual 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