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Fourth of July Parade
47th Annual 4th of July Parade            Click Here for Fireworks Show Information
July 4, 2016 
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Schedule of Events
8:00 am        Pancake Breakfast provided by Boy Scout Troop #752
9:30 am        Parade Line-Up begins
9:45 am        Parade begins
10:00 am      Parade begins to arrive at park
10:10 am      Flag Retirement Ceremony provided by Boy Scout Troop #485                      
10:15 am      Free activities, crafts, music, popsicles, water, and patriotic performers.
                   Hot dogs will be available for sale for $1 from the Rotary Club of Westlake Village.  Proceeds  
                   will go to support a local Veteran's group.
                  The Tres Wagner Cancer Project will be selling baked goods to help raise funds for their non-                        profit organization. 

12:00 noon    Event ends

Thank you to our local businesses for providing craft and activity tables: CreAte Studios, Enriching Hour Pre-School, and Children's Music Academy.

The City would like to thank: Vons, COSTCO, Doles Packaged Foods, Christy Bassiri of Keller Williams, Elegant Gardens Nursery, and Maddox, Nevers, & Packard Law Firm, Matech, and Spar & Sons Investment Company for their generous donations and sponsorships.

For more information on the 4th of July Parade and Event, please call Westlake Village City Hall at 818-706-1613.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Are pets permitted? Residents who own dogs are welcome to bring their pets on leashes to participate in the parade. 

What is served at the pancake breakfast? Pancakes, sausages, juice, milk or water come with the pancake breakfast ticket.

How do I purchase my pancake breakfast tickets and how much are they? Pancake breakfast tickets can be purchased ahead of time from Boy Scout Troop #752 by calling Grant Wilkins at 805-497-3711. Residents may also purchase tickets on the day of the event. Individual tickets are available for $5 or family tickets are available for $20. 

Where do we go for the parade line-up? The parade line-up and pancake breakfast are located at North Ranch Lakeview Canyon Properties, LLC located at 4415 Lakeview Canyon Road. If you are a member of the Military or a Veteran, you are encouraged to help lead the parade. Uniforms are welcome. 

Where does the parade finish? The parade ends at Berniece Bennett Park located in First Neighborhood at 31800 Village Center Drive. 

Can my car be part of the parade? At this time our parade consists of bicycles, strollers, scooters, wagons, and pedestrians only. The only vehicles allowed are emergency vehicles and the lead car which transports local Veterans.

Are there other ways to participate if I do not want to walk in the parade? Yes, residents are encouraged to line the parade route along Agoura Road between Lakeview Canyon Road and Greengate Court to cheer on participants as they stroll along.

Can I bring my flag to retire? Flags may be dropped off to the Scouts on the 4th of July. They will be properly retired, but it may not be on the 4th of July. Certain materials are not recommended to be retired in large groups due to the fumes they produce. The flags selected for retirement on that day are chosen specifically for crowds and a safe disposal.

For more information on the 4th of July Parade and Event, please call Westlake Village City Hall at 818-706-1613.

Annual 4th of July Parade History

This classic hometown parade has been occurring since 1969 in the City of Westlake Village on the 4th of July. 

Originating from a concept created by the Westlake Junior Women's Club, the parade has been operated by the City since 2009.

Residents decorate their bicycles, strollers, scooters, wagons, and pets to march the 4-block route to Berniece Bennett Park from the North Ranch Lakeview Canyon Properties, LLC (formerly the Westlake Village Hospital location). Once at the park, residents can partake in games, bouncers, music, arts and crafts, and free popsicles and water.

Patriotic entertainers, flag retirement ceremonies, musicians, and pancake breakfasts have been special featured activities throughout the years.   

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