Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade Equestrian Unit

 

 

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Pictured above is an equestrian unit of beautiful horses and riders in Spanish costumes passing the 5th block of Main Street in Huntington Beach during the annual tradition, the 4th of July Parade. If you have never visited and seen the parade, you still can. It happens once a year on July 4. Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade and Celebration is over 100 years old. Marching along Main Street from the beach and Pacific Ocean for a century, it is considered the largest 4th of July Parade west of the Mississippi. Dignitaries, politicians and ordinary people have all participated in and enjoyed this exciting annual event. People come for miles around to see the parade. Some stake claim to strips of grass along the route and many just show up in the morning of the 4th. It is estimated that over 250,000 people visit the parade route and watch. The parade typically begins around 10 a.m. and goes until Noon. It ends on Garfield Avenue.