Event: The Boo! Parade

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Date: Saturday, October 26, 2013

Time: 10:00am to 12:00am

Location: El Cajon Blvd between 58th St to Rolando Blvd

Address: San Diego, CA


Description: In 1931, San Diego State College moved to "Montezuma Mesa" and began to celebrate Homecoming every fall. The SDSC parades began in 1940, and were held most years through 1967, taking place at the westerly end of El Cajon Boulevard. In the early 1960s the Homecoming Parade was moved to Montezuma Road, closer to the State campus.

The College Area Business District and the College Neighborhoods Foundation spearheaded the dynamic return of the long-awaited parade in 2005. The Boulevard BOO! Parade, with a Halloween theme, is a smash hit for all ages as it travels along El Cajon Boulevard through the heart of the College neighborhoods. The rebirth of this tradition has excited and inspired community residents, businesses, and SDSU. It has become a favored annual event.

Need to find parking for the parade? No problem! The College Ave. Baptist Church (4747 College Ave.) is opening up their parking lot for free BOO! Parade parking. You can access that lot from 62nd & El Cajon Blvd., or off of Arosa St. (at College Ave.) El Cajon Blvd. and College Ave. will close around 9:30am; please plan on being at the parade before then. If you can't get to the parade before 9:30am, the map below will show you a detour route to parking at the College Avenue Baptist Church.