The City of La Mesa celebrates Flag Day Parade 2011
May 26, 2011 (La Mesa)--Join the City of La Mesa as citizens celebrate the 14th Annual Flag Day Parade, “A Salute to Old Glory.” Spectators are encouraged to dress in patriotic attire.
The public is invited to spend the morning in the downtown village for a pre-parade concert by La Mesa Middle School Band from 9-10 a.m. at Palm and La Mesa Blvd. 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.
For more information call 619-667-1172 or visit www.cityoflamesa.com.