Regular parade time begins at 9:00 am and starts from Pomerado Road and Poway Road and continues to Bowron Road.
The Poway Rotary Parade is a RAIN or SHINE event pending all safety advisories.
Watch the Parade along the route and near an Announcer Station!
Announcer Stations are located in front of:
- Oak Knoll Market (12455 Poway Rd # A, Poway, CA 92064)
- Kaminski's BBQ & Sports Lounge (12735 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064) - Enjoy breakfast from the patio!
- Grandstand: Poway Branch Library (13137 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064)
Handicap parking is located in the Poway Branch Library lot, Community Center parking lot, and in surrounding business plazas outside of the Parade Route. Free ADA seating is available at the Grandstand (Poway Branch Library) on a first-come, first-serve basis.
We are proud to offer an ASL Interpreter at our Grandstands this year so everyone in your family will be able to learn more about the great floats and participants we have in our parade.
If you have additional ADA accessibility needs, please email email@example.com
2023 Theme: Creating Hope in the World!
Registration details below and 'Click to Register!'
We want everyone to be creative, to present entertaining entries and to have safe community fun. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated!
Two objectives for the Poway Rotary Parade are:
To promote community spirit among parade participants, and to provide quality entertainment for parade spectators.
The following guidelines will help you make your entry more entertaining and increase your chances of winning an award in your Parade division.
First and foremost, entries should be entertaining. Take a good look at your entry: is it visually exciting? Is it appealing to all ages, especially children? Is it colorful? Innovative? Creative? Is it in good taste? (This is a family event!)
Clearly identify your entry, with the NAME of your group or organization. Spectators want to know who you are. We suggest that you attach signs to your float or have people carry a banner at the front of your entry.
All entries especially floats, need to be viewable on both sides. All entries are encouraged to include music as part of their entry. Battery-powered boom boxes are excellent for this.
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