72 years strong and counting, South Gate Chamber of Commerce has hosted its Annual South Gate Children’s Christmas Lane Parade becoming the largest running parade in the Southeast region, attracting over 30,000 attendees from viewing it live or via television. The parade goes along the City of South Gate historic Tweedy Blvd. from California Ave. to Pinehurst Ave., making this journey over one mile of pure entertainment with floats, dance groups, horses, trolleys, and of course Santa Claus. In the past 5 years, the Chamber has added the Santa Village Festival will also take place at South Gate Park Boys Scout Area, this festival is dedicated to the children and families to enjoy. The Festival brings live entertainment, food, prizes, and toy give-a-way. This year, we will feature Azteca TV’s Jugueton toy drive distributing over thousands of toys to the children in our region.
The parade starts at 12:00 pm sharp on California and Tweedy Blvd. The parade travels South on Tweedy Blvd., it goes in front full parade TV broadcast produced for Television by Magnolia Street Productions, on Tweedy and San Miguel St. The parade is LIVE stream on, December 10th, and a pre-recorded broadcast to see twice, once on December 17 and another on December 24.
Prohibited items along the parade route include weapons, sticks, poles, drones, glass bottles and any items which may cause injury or interfere with the parade or spectators’ enjoyment of the parade.
This year we will have Volunteers down the parade route to assist you with any information needed.
In order to have a good seating area, please arrive by 10:00 am and walk down Tweedy Blvd. (first come, first serve).
First-come, first-served basis at the:
South Gate Parks & Recreation Department
4900 Southern Ave, South Gate, CA 90280
All “No Parking” areas and red curb zones remain off-limits, and vehicles in violation will be subject to impound and a fine. There is no parking allowed on the parade route itself. Illegally parked vehicles will be impounded.
SANTA’S VILLAGE FESTIVAL
The Grand Festival starts at 1:00-5:00 pm
Main Stage will have performers throughout the day
Sponsors and Exhibitors will be sampling and give away gifts through the day
Arts & Craft
Celebrity Photos Ops and Autograph Signing
Traditional Food and Music
THIS YEAR THE SOUTH GATE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HAS THE HONOR OF HOSTING THE FOLLOWING PERSONALITIES:
Grand Marshal, Mauricio Cardenas a past soccer and boxing commentator for several TV networks, now host of Tiempo Extra on TV Azteca.
Parade Marshal William Garza, The “millennial” romantic Banda singer born in Monterrey, Mexico, represents current and future Latino generations. He has become a social media darling via his YouTube videos which have garnered over 13 million views of his songs including his break out hit ‘El Chango’ ( The Monkey) a highly infectious cumbia song.
Celebrity Marshal, Romario, host of Tiempo Extra on TV Azteca.
Community Marshal, Roger Velasco, Actor and model, mostly recognized for his lead role as Carlos, in Power Rangers Turbo and then Power Ranges in Spacerole.
Special invites: El Show del Raton from Radio Centro, Ana Patricia Candiani and Dunia Elvir from Noticiero Telemundo 52.
Parade Route and Festival:
The parade route will go along the City of South Gate’s historical Tweedy Blvd, starting on California Ave. and ending on Hildreth Ave. The celebration will continue at Santa’s Village Festival being held at South Gate Park. There will be toy-give-away, local music performances, TV and Radio personalities, food trucks, arts and crafts, train rides, interactive displays and fun for the whole family to enjoy. Don’t miss it!!
SPONSORED IN PART BY:
City of South Gate, KOOS MFG, Andeavor, Altamed, Goya Foods, Jugueton, Azteca TV Los Angeles, TIEMPO EXTRA, Telemundo, Radio Centro and El Aviso
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