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If you missed the parade you can watch the virtual video here with highlights of the best parades through the years:  https://www.facebook.com/ABC10News/videos/365702947867513

Source: Mother Goose Parade


November 16, 2020 (El Cajon) -- East County's holiday favorite Mother Goose Parade, traditionally held the Sunday before Thanksgiving, is going to look different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic when it takes place.

Virtually on Sunday, November 22nd, on San Diego's KGTV-TV Channel 10News.com, starting at 1 p.m.  It will be an exciting video montage of past parades so everyone can still enjoy the parade, but safely.

The parade, the largest holiday season parade west of the Mississippi, has been a community tradition for 74 years. Despite having to cancel the celebration, which traditionally winds down the main streets of downtown El Cajon, parade organizers anticipate the broadcast will still be a festive experience marking the beginning of the holiday season.

The Mother Goose Parade organizers expect to return in 2021 with a bigger than ever 75th Anniversary celebration of the parade.

For more information, visit www.mothergooseparade.org

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My brother Pete planed a variety of instruments including the bassoon and clarinet. He was in the Helix marching band and I had to go to all the local parades.

I hated it. When I was young the beat of the drums made my chest vibrate, that scared me.