America’s Largest Balloon Parade

DECEMBER 28, 10AM 

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Presented by Kaiser Permanente

The scenic, bayside streets of downtown San Diego will come alive with the Port of San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade presented by Kaiser Permanente! A long tradition of the SDCCU Holiday Bowl, 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. Street side viewing of the parade is FREE!

Information on the Port of San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade will be released later in the year. This includes time & date, grandstand seat purchasing, transportation & parking, specialty unit submissions, volunteer opportunities and more!

The parade festivities will begin with the annual Holiday Bowl 5K Run/Walk. Taking place along San Diego’s beautiful harbor front, all participants will receive a finisher medal at the conclusion of the event!

2022 Parade Map

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