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March for Animals in the Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade

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Join APRL as we March for Animal Rights & Justice for All in the Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade.
***Please only RSVP if You Will Physically Be Here****
********Marching Unit is Limited to 50*****

1) 50 Volunteers to March in the Parade - @2 mile route
2) Volunteers to do Vegan Outreach Along the Parade Route (downtown only between the pier and sixth street - not much walking)

We will meet at 406 9th Street, Huntington Beach (BACK HOUSE) enter through the alley on Orange Street or through the front yard) where you can drop off your personal belongings and bicycle (if you ride in) and pick up banner and signs if marching in the parade and vegan outreach literature if you're doing vegan outreach


8:00 a.m. - Meet at 406 9th Street (back house) - Coffee and Vegan Donuts/drop off personal belongings/bikes/pick up banner and posters
8:45 a.m. - Walk over to the designated staging area (TBA - please check back for updates)
9:15 a.m. - Check in with the Huntington Beach Coordinator - All marchers present
10:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m - March in the parade - approx. 1.5 mile route
Following the parade @ 2:00 pm - Vegan BBQ at 406 9th Street

Where should I park?
All parking is available on a first come, first served basis. Parking may (and probably will) be difficult to find during the 4th of July Celebration weekend.
- Plan ahead! Thoroughly check back for information.
- Research street closures before you arrive. A street closure map will be posted on this website once it’s finalized.
- Give yourself plenty of time to find parking.
- Be prepared to walk - wear your most comfortable walking shoes.
- Observe posted parking signs.
Beach Blvd & PCH is the only available entrance to Municipal Beach lots on July 4th
Opens 5am (fills up quickly)
$25 flat rate per vehicle/per stall used/per re-entry/entry
‘Camp’ set up is not permitted. Lots are for vehicle parking only.
Main Street Promenade Parking Structure (off of 3rd St between Walnut Ave & Olive Ave)
entrance/exit on Walnut Ave or Olive Ave
- Opens 6am
- $27 flat rate per vehicle, per entry/re-entry

Metered parking (where available, times vary, see posted signs)
Unmetered, unmarked, street parking is free. Check posted signs for restrictions! Illegally parked vehicles may be cited and/or towed!

Vehicles displaying a valid DMV issued disabled placard or license plate, there is a flat day use fee of $8 for vehicles parking in the attended lots (Beach and PCH). However, this does not guarantee availability. All parking is on a first come, first served basis. Illegally parked vehicles may be cited and/or towed! Check posted signs for restrictions.

Holding or reserving parking spaces is not permitted at any location.

This year's parade theme is Surf, Sun & Celebrate for more information about local events and the parade visit:

After the parade head back to 406 9th Street to pick up any personal belongings or change into your swimsuit and walk to the beach!

Vegan BBQ following the parade at 406 9th Street (back house)!/events/[masked]/

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  • Brenda C.

    Hello, we have many more RSVPs on the Facebook event page! This will be an amazing event reaching thousands of people!

    1 · July 1, 2013

  • Chelsea P.

    What kind of signs will we be holding/shirts will we be wearing? Is it more of a depiction of the cruelty to animals or a positive way to get people involved (no graphic pictures in parade)? Will we be handing out pamphlets as we march?

    June 4, 2013

    • Brenda C.

      Hi Chelsea I replied to your question on the FB event page - no signs and we'll be wearing our APRL shirts

      June 25, 2013

  • Brenda C.

    Hello everybody I wanted to give you an update and ask you to please go to the FB event to RSVP. We'll wear a "uniform" - APRL shirts and blue jeans - comfortable walking shoes are recommended. The FB event has 24 rsvps!

    June 25, 2013

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    Preparing for street closure neighborhood party

    1 · June 18, 2013

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