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Memorial Day Parade Carnival and Music Festival 2014

Our community will be celebrating our 5th Annual Memorial Day Parade in Hillsborough on Monday, May 26, 2014!  Once again we will have floats, marching and riding through town in honor of this patriotic holiday, Celebrating our Community and our Country.

The parade starts at 10:30am at Town Hall, will go straight up Floribunda finishing at the North School field.  We will have the Carnival and Community Music Festival for all to enjoy. 

Parade:  Get you group together and join the parade!  Click here to register on line.

Music Festival auditions will be in March click here Music Auditions Details.

The Carnival will have some new treats this year, as well as traditional Games, Fun Crafts, Great Prizes and the Dunk Tank!

The Food Trucks are back by popular demand as well.

All festivities end around 3:00pm 

Parade Map


Plan to park at the Crocker black top and take the (free) Cable Car Shuttle to Town Hall.   The shuttle will run from 9:00am to 10:15am with pick ups at the North School and Crocker School entrances.  Drop off at Town Hall.

The shuttle will start up again after the parade, picking up at North and Crocker entrances and dropping off again at Town Hall.  The shuttle will end at 1:00pm.

Parking is allowed on street not on the parade route, see Parade Map above.

All float participants will be receiving line up information during the week before the parade.

Partial list of participating floats last year:

  • Congresswoman Jackie Speier
  • State Senator Jerry Hill
  • Mayor Jay Benton is the Parade Grand Marshall
  • Former Mayors
  • Past and current Superintendents of Schools
  • Past and current Town Managers
  • InnVision Shelter Network
  • Girl Scouts Troop
  • USO
  • San Mateo County Horsemen's Association
  • San Mateo High School Marching Band
  • Wells Fargo Stagecoach
  • Hillsborough Little League
  • Community Gatepath
  • Hillsborough Garden Club
  • North, South and West Elementary Schools
  • North School Preschool
  • Nueva School
  • Hillsborough and Burlingame Police
  • Central County Fire Department
  • Swing Set
  • Family Service Agency
  • Fabulous vehicles

Volunteer Opportunities
If you would like to participate in this community event, please email parade@hillsborough.net. We are looking for street corner ambassadors and helping hands at the start and end of the parade.

Adopt-A-Unit Donation Suggested Items
Once again the Town is collecting donations for our adopted military while they are deployed in Afghanistan.  Drop off your donations at Hillsborough Police Department aytime. Contact LeAnn Thornton at 650-375-7450 for additional information.  Click here for suggested items

Any questions please email parade@hillsborough.net


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