Doo Dah Parade
May 1st , 2010
Step-Off @ 11:00am
Bring a lawnchair and come early!
Get your coffee in
‘La Barra,’ a 1956 Vespa Ape,
complete with javatainment!
Food spots: Denny’s, Doo Dah vendors,
Pizza, Greek, American, Thai and Chinese Cafes
East Pasadena ROUTE:
Parade Start Location:
Nina and Vinedo
S. on Vinedo
W. on Colorado to Altadena Dr.
Circles back at Altadena Dr.
E. on Colorado
Circles back at San Gabriel Blvd.
W. on Colorado
And back for another round
Parade ends at start: Vinedo and Nina
See The Amazing Chundra, Pasadena Scots, Grand Marshal Corky Peterson, Snotty Scotty and the Hankies, Horses on Astroturf, Laughter Yoga, His/Her Royal Majesty Queen Erica Valentine, HRH Andrew Duke of Doo Dah, Kim Manning and Lance Lazlow, Rock and Rollin’ Wedding, Songbird and His Ocarinas, Men of Leisure, Kid Swap, The Country Gentlemen, The Bra-Etts, The Unemployed Economic Downturn Drill Team, The Hare Krishna Chanters, Howdy Krishna, Count Smokula, The Pink-Slipped Teachers of California, Dr. Steel’s Army of Toy Soldiers (and Propaganda Mobile), Guys on Horses, Wild Bunch of Hollywood, Kinetic Pastry Science Mobile Muffins, East L.A. Marching Huskies, Cheap Sax (Addicted to Love), Bastard Sons of Lee Marvin, The Grilled Cheese Truck, Superb Skaters, What Shoulda Stayed in Vegas, Goddess of Democracy, Million Marijuana March, Sidecar Jazz, ArtStorm, Classic Clowns of Whittier, Scary Clowns, Drunk in the Garage, Thwop, Niswander-er, Pasadena Hoop Groop, King Cork Dork and Princess Wine-a-Palooza, Cafe McMullen, Evotrope, The Martini Kings, Queen of Arts, GirlsDrawinGirls, Yippie Hippie 60’s, El Virus and the Vaccines, Howl-e-luiah Chorus, Weiners for Boobs, The Highland Park Thursday Evening Gentlemen’s Society Circuit Bending Marching Band and Ladies Auxiliary, Flying Baby Jousting, Motorized Friggin’ Couch, Firebrain, NoHo Scooters, Linoleum Bonaparte, JackFM, Carole Anne Kauffman, Hot Lips, World Champion Musical Whistler, Boo Boo Kitty, The Birthday Brigade, ROOM 13, Coast to Coast Critters, Valley Reds in Purple Threads, Billy Maze Fan Club, ICE House’s ‘Tiger in the Woods,’ Cannabis Peace Corps, Vintage Cyclery of Pasadena, Roobie Breastnut, Who’s Calling?, Day 1, Thrill the World Pasadena Zombies, Seenor Graucho, Alice the Wonder Bus! Doo Dah Random Dancers, MEOWMEOW2! And Northeast Records, YES on Prop 15, L.A. Derby Dolls,
The 35’er Chopaderos, Men of Leisure Synchronized Napping Drill Team, AND SO MUCH MORE !!
FUN POST-PARADE PARTY
OPEN TO ENTRIES & EVERYONE!
AMERICAN LEGION, VINEDO/WALNUT
Live Bands, Dancing, Cheap Food/Drinks, Raffle Prizes, Special Performance by Queen Erica’s slammin’ guitar!
($5 cover, bring cash)
If you want to enter the parade: Contact Paddy
Light Bringer Project
A Nonprofit Arts Organization
FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO:
As a reminder, this year’s parade is in a NEW location in Pasadena. Here’s a map:
Wanna’ sign up? No problem, just give us a call and send your entry form in soon!
Congratulations to our New 2010 Queen Erica Valentine and Grand Marshal Corky Peterson
Entries-Sign up now!
34th Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade Blasts off on May Day!
SATURDAY, MAY 1st, Colorado Blvd., in East Pasadena, stepping off at 11:00am. [Ed. note: Note time change] Daring to go where no parade has gone before, this year’s Pasadena Doo Dah Parade will venture eastward for the first time in its colorful history. While the alternative event has enjoyed much popular success in the Old Pasadena retail and entertainment district, organizers are excited to bring the eclectic parade to the town-like setting of East Pasadena. “Old Pasadena has been a terrific backdrop and host for the Doo Dah Parade,” says organizer Tom Coston. “But East Pasadena is an exciting new frontier with its own local character and possibilities. It’ll be a great party for all!”
This year’s Doo Dah will be led by its 2010 Grand Marshal Corky Peterson, proprietor of the former Chromo’s Bar in “Old Town” Pasadena. It was in this small tavern in 1978 that Doo Dah was launched. The grassroots event soon gained national attention as the eccentric alter-ego to the Tournament of Roses. “It’s a great honor,” Peterson says. “We never expected Doo Dah to become an annual event… It’s just so fun to see it come full circle.”
Over 1,200 revelers will participate in this year’s Doo Dah, including Queen Erica Valentine, the Electric Squirrels, Martinis in the Morning, Howdy Krishna, Stupidiotic Evolution, Mystik Krewe d’Dieux Dah, Zombies of Debt, Flying Baby Street Racing and Stroller Cross, Men of Leisure, LA Derby Dolls, Dead Robert Palmer Girls, Drunk in the Garage, and classics like the Benzedrine Monks, BBQ & Hibachi Marching Grill Team, Amnesty International, Raelian Religion, Doo Dah Random Dancers, Wicked Tinkers, Bastard Sons of Lee Marvin, Caesar’s Circus, Fabulous Sons of Ed Wood, Horses on Astroturf, Doo Dah house band Snotty Scotty & the Hankie, AND MANY, MANY MORE!!!
WHAT: 34th Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade
WHEN: SATURDAY, MAY 1st
Stepping off at 11:00am![Ed. note: Note time change]
WHERE: Colorado Blvd. (between Sierra Madre and San Gabriel Blvds.)
Pasadena (Start Location: 2627 E. Colorado Blvd. 91107)
COST: FREE-OF CHARGE ALWAYS!!
AMPLE FREE PARKING!
BRING A LAWN CHAIR
MORE INFO: East Pasadena, which boasts many small businesses and shops, is part of the Lamada Park District. Lamanda has a unique niche in Pasadena as it attracts more of a pioneer type of business. These businesses are what created the modern identity of the creative industrial arts that are located here. And who knew that at one time, this area had the largest winery in Southern California!
Pasadena resident Joe Colletti, Executive Director of the nonprofit, Mama’s Small Business Kitchen Incubator in the area says, “What we like to see is people venturing to a different part of Pasadena. There’s no doubt Doo Dah will bring more people to our neighborhood and that’s only going to be good for us.” Poo Bah Records, which started in Old Pasadena on Fair Oaks in 1971, is now settled on Colorado Blvd. in East Pasadena. Owner Ron Stivers says he is thrilled with the news, “I’ve been here for 6 years now, and have enjoyed plenty of parking, twice the space and have quadrupled my collection of music. It’s great to have Guitar Center next door, and the Colorado Bar after work. Doo Dah Parade moving here, with the mom and pop stores feels right, it’s like the Old, Old Town.”
For public information and to sign up for the Parade call (626) 590-1134 or visit the website.
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