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Produced by the Ocean Park Association, celebrate home and country at the 10th Annual Santa Monica 4th of July Parade on Independence Day. From bands to cyclists, vintage cars and families strolling, this annual event draws thousands of viewers who are attired in red, white and blue along with the parade participants.
Founded and produced by the Ocean Park Association (OPA), the parade is enjoyed by folks of all ages, whether you are an entry in the parade or one of the thousands of spectators along the route. Beginning 9:30 a.m. at the intersection of Pico Blvd and Main St. in Santa Monica, the parade proceeds south on Main St. to Marine St. and heads west along Barnard Way to beach parking lot 5.