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Medlock Place Historic District


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- Helen Keller
 
Events Around The Neighborhood
 
Between mid November and early January three parades march by our neighborhood: the Veteran's Day parade, the Fiesta of Light parade, and the Fiest Bowl parade.
 
 

Phoenix Veterans Day Parade: Honoring America's Heroes
Saturday, November 11, 2016
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
With over 45,000 expected to attend and one of the largest of its kind, our annual Veterans Day parade will feature more than 2500 participants. The parade will showcase military and civilian marching units, color guards, military vehicles, equestrian units, floats, balloons, and bands.

Our Veterans Day Parade commemorates and honors the nation's veterans. This year's theme, "Welcome Home Vietnam Heroes" pays special homage to our soldiers who served in the Vietnam conflict.

The parade will run south along Central Avenue from its start at North Phoenix Baptist Church (just south of Bethany Home). After running south to Camelback Road the parade will turn east to 7th Street where it will turn south to end at Indian School Road.


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Official info

 
 

Electric Light Parade
Saturday, December 2, 2017
7 p.m.

A record number of entrants have signed up to ooh and ahh our eyes for this 30th moving visual feast.


For this years Fiesta of Light expect more than 100,000 spectators. The early evening holiday celebration features a moving fantasia of lit costumes and floats.

The parade will run south along Central Avenue from its start at North Phoenix Baptist Church (just south of Bethany Home). After running south to Camelback Road the parade will turn east to 7th Street where it will turn south to end at Indian School Road.

Official info

 
 

Fiesta Bowl Parade
Saturday, December 30, 2017
9 a.m.
The parade route will be from Central Avenue and Montebello to Camelback, east on Camelback to 7th Street, then south on 7th to Minnizona Avenue.
Fiesta Bowl Parade
Having drawn as many as more than 400,000 people, the Fiesta Bowl Parade is the single largest spectator event in Arizona. More than 10,000 parade volunteers, band members, specialty and equestrian unit participants, celebrities, and honorary guests from across the nation team up to present magnificent floats, high-flying helium balloons, the nation's elite high school marching bands, and other thrilling specialty and equestrian parade entertainment.


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Fiest Bowl Parade