"America’s Largest Balloon Parade"
When: December 27, 2012 Time: 10:00 a.m.
Where: Downtown San Diego
Presented by San Diego County Credit Union
A Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl Production
The scenic, bayside streets of downtown San Diego will come alive with the 2012 Port of San Diego Big Bay Balloon Parade, presented by San Diego County Credit Union - a Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl Production.
As always, this exciting family event brings together world-class marching bands, magnificent floats, entertaining drill teams, and a procession of enormous balloons-more than any other parade! Over 100,000 street-side spectators will enjoy the parade along with a nationwide television audience.
Parade festivities will begin in the television area with the finals of the 16th annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals and the Bumble Bee Foods 5K. After the parade, activity will continue free family-friendly games and entertainment at the annual Family Festival. Click here for more on the Family Festival.
The parade telecast is produced by Cox Communications and can be seen locally on Channel 4 San Diego. The parade will also be televised nationally.
Parade Route - Update for 2012
Due to construction on Harbor Drive, the parade route has been updated for 2012. Click here to see the updated parade route and event map.
For information about parade-day transportation, visit www.sdmts.com.
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