Buckboard Days Parade and Festival This Saturday Oct. 15!

44th Annual Rowland Heights Buckboard Parade and Festival SATURDAY OCTOBER 15

It’s time for a parade! The community is invited to this year’s 44th Annual Buckboard Days Parade and Festival on Saturday, October 15, 2016. The parade kicks off at 9 a.m. at the corner of Nogales and Colima, and will feature a variety of local school bands and student performance groups, community organizations, equestrian groups, floats and the Wells Fargo Stage Coach. (See list of participants below). The theme for this year’s parade is “Superheroes!” Honoring Supervisor Don Knabe as the Grand Marshal and as Rowland Heights’ Superhero. The parade ends at Rowland Heights County Park where the Festival takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring parade awards, entertainment, food and community information and service booths organized by the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation. Visit www.buckboarddaysparade.org for more event information or on Facebook: Rowland Heights Buckboard Days Parade.

Before the parade, enjoy a $5 pancake breakfast by the Hacienda Heights Kiwanis starting at 7 a.m. The breakfast is in the Bell Memorial Church parking lot on Nogales near the corner of Colima (1747 Nogales St, Rowland Heights).

The community comes together to celebrate this annual parade co-hosted by the Rowland Heights Community Coordinating Council and the Rowland Heights Chinese Association.

Parade participants include a beautiful selection of vintage automobiles, equestrian groups, floats, school bands and community groups including:

Advance Martial Arts Academy

Alvarado Marching Matadors

American Legion Color Guard Post 75

American Youth Soccer Organization Region 215

Bell memorial Church

Bodhi Meditation

Buckboard Parade High Schools Leadership Court


CYSC All Starts

Deputy Steve Napolitano

Explorer Post 29 Color Guard

Falun Dafa

First General Bank – Sponsor

FOR US Foundation

Giano Intermediate School Band

Grand Marshal – L.A. County Supervisor Don Knabe

Jellick Elementary School

L.A. County Fire Dept. 145 and Rowland High School Pep Squad

Los Hermanos Banuelos Charro Team

Lost Worlds Laser Tag

Meals on Wheels

Mt. San Antonio College Board of Trustees

Nogales Noble Regiment

Ontario Ovation Twirlers

Peace Corps

Puente Hills Girl Scouts

Puente Hills Toyota

R.H. Tai Chi Exercise Group

Rowland Council of PTA’s

Rowland Heights Community Coordinating Council with Wells Fargo Stage Coach

Rowland High School Football Team

Rowland High Interact Club

Rowland Heights Chinese Association Float

Rowland Heights Library

Rowland High School Regiment Band

Rowland Unified Board of Education

Rowland Water District

RUSD Elementary/Intermediate Band

S.K. Tae Kwon Do Center

Shaolin Kung Fu Chan Academy

Shaolin Temple Cultural Center, USA

Shelyn Elementary

Shrine Clowns

Southlands Christian Schools

State Board of Equalization Chairwoman Fiona Ma

STC Foundation

State Assemblywoman Ling Ling Chang

Super Senior Pathfinders

U.S. Congressman Ed Royce

Walnut Water District

Walnut Youth Activities League

Whittier Hospital Medical Center


Thank you to the following BUCKBOARD DAYS PARADE SPONSORS:

Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe, First General Bank,

LA County Department of Parks and Recreation, Puente Hills Toyota, Aera Energy, LLC, Rowland Water, STC Foundation, Walnut Water, Association of Rowland Educators, Boy Scout Venture Troop 707, David and Teri Malkin, La Puente Valley ROP, Whittier Hospital Medical Center, Advance Martial Arts, American Dharma,

AYSO 215, Cantrell’s Feed, Daryl Coleman Horse Shoeing, Henry Woo Architects,

Rose Hills Memorial Park and Mortuaries, Shaolin Kung Fu Academy,

SK Tae Kwon Do, and Lost Worlds Laser Tag.