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May 20, 2015 (La Mesa) --   The American Flag will be flown proudly at the 18th annual La Mesa Flag Day Parade on Saturday, May 30th. The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. led by the United States 3d Marine Aircraft Wing Band through the downtown La Mesa Village.  Enjoy this year’s Grand Marshal: Sharp Grossmont Hospital Celebrating 60 years in La Mesa. View the many floats, military vehicles, active and retired war heroes, equestrian units, service clubs, and youth groups.  Arrive early to see two pre-parade concerts, La Mesa Middle School and Parkway Middle School bands, at 9:00 a.m. along the La Mesa Boulevard parade route.

After the parade, join the La Mesa’s Human Relations Commission for FREE ice cream at La Mesa Boulevard and 4th Street, north side.  La Mesa welcomes all County residents and their families to share in this free and fun event!

In addition to donations from community members, the La Mesa Flag Day Parade is sponsored by AMR, Barona Resort and Casino, EDCO Disposal Corporation,

La Mesa Community Welfare Association, Rainbow Investment Company, The Cushman Families, South Baltimore, LLC and Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Indians.

For more information contact the parade committee at or visit the City website at