84th Annual Kiddie Kapers Parade
Saturday, July 12, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT)
Join us for the 84th Annual Kiddie Kapers Parade in Old Town Salnas. Children should plan to arrive at the Salinas Recreation Center (320 Lincoln Avenue) as early as 5pm. Each child gets a ribbon with a crisp $1 bill, and coupons from local merchants. There is a first place award in each divsion and judging begins at 5:30pm. The Kiddie Kapers Parade begins at 6:30pm travels along Main Street and returns to the Salinas Recreation Center.
The event is free and registration is not required. We would appreciate if you RSVP and let us know you are coming so we have enough ribbons for all the kids.
1) Playground Floats - floats by Salinas' playgrounds & parks organized by the Salinas Recreation & Parks division
2) Cowboys & Cowgirls - kids in western dress. The best dressed cowboy and cowgirl ride in the official cars at the front of the parade.
3) Strollers & Wagons - costumed kids & small decorated strollers & wagons
4) Community groups - community groups/neighbors in common uniforms/costumes
5) Costumed kids & pets - small animals in costumes and their masters-in-costume
6) Dance & Drill Teams - organized baton, dance and marching units
7) Rolling Riders - costumed kids on decorated bicycles
**Children on bikes and skateboards must wear helmets**.
We encourage you to dress us with your kids if you plan to walk in the parade.
A detailed map and FQQ sheet is available at http://www.carodeo.com/events/2014/kiddie-kapers-parade
Thank you to our generous donors that make the Kiddie Kapers Parade possible.
- The Californian
- Central Coast Federal Credit Union
- D'Arrigo Bros. Co. of California
- Karen Antle
- Laurel Inn
- Aladin Properties
- El Camino Machine & Welding, LLC
- Gabilan Properties
- Gloria Moore Realtors
- Green Rubber Kennedy Ag
- Massola Trucking
- Marlene and William Ramsey
- Bay Properties Management
- Carol & Lloyd Lowery, Jr.
- Central Coast Builders Association
- Dexter Farms
- Jeffrey Wriedt & Co. CPA's
- Marie and Ed Romandia
- Russ Wilcox State Farm Insurance
- Star Shopping Center
- Steven T. Ngoi, D.D.S.
When & Where
California Rodeo Salinas - Kiddie Kapers Parade Committee
The Kiddie Kapers Parade Parade Committee is one of the all-volunteer committees of the Californian Rodeo Salinas. The California Rodeo Salinas has been a major community event since 1911. For more information see http://www.carodeo.com/.