The City of La Mesa invites you to the annual patriotic event
June 2, 2011 (La Mesa) --On Saturday, June 4th beginning at 9:00 a.m., downtown La Mesa will dress up in red, white and blue for the 14th Annual La Mesa Flag Day Parade,” A Salute to Old Glory! “
The parade begins at 10:00 a.m. and marches through downtown La Mesa Village. Spectators will enjoy over 75 entries, including marching bands led by the Third Marine Aircraft Wing Band. The 2011 Grand Marshalls are the 1961 Little League World Champions from La Mesa. Floats, military vehicles, active and retired war heroes, equestrian units, service clubs and youth groups will celebrate civic pride and our national symbol, along with a 20-foot wide ‘living flag’ carried by community volunteers.
Enjoy a patriotic pre-parade concert from 9:00 am to 10:00 am by the La Mesa Middle School band at La Mesa Blvd. and Palm Ave. Spectators are encouraged to dress in patriotic attire and cheer on the participants in this annual parade. La Mesa welcomes all County residents and their families to share in this free and fun event!