The parade begins at 12pm on 8th Street between N & L Streets. The Parade will travel west on 8th Street to the Arcata Plaza. Pre-registration is required to walk in the parade. Sign up here.
Please enjoy the great art, food and shopping in Arcata before and after the parade.
This is an alcohol & drug-free, family event, open to all.
We strive for a minimal/zero waste event. Plan to pack out all trash, bring your own reusable water bottles & help keep the streets clean.
In compliance with California state mandates, and in consideration for the health and safety of our residents, public events and festivals have been cancelled or postponed. Before making plans, please check the event or festival website or Facebook page.
Some arts and culture events are now happening online. Check them out at our Events for Current Month page for more information.