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The 29th Annual Balboa Island Parade

The 29th Annual Balboa Island Parade

The 29th Annual

Balboa Island Parade

“Balboa Island in Paradise – A Tribute to Jimmy Buffett”

After-Party featuring

 “Mark Wood and the Parrot Head Band”

Sunday, June 2nd, at 11:00am

Our 29th year filled with Children on Bikes, Island Dogs, Decorated Golf Carts and Floats, Horses, Decorated Cars, Keystone Cops, Drill Teams, USC Marching Band and Cheer, School Bands, Local Dignitaries and much more!

The parade begins on the Balboa Island Bridge and continues down Marine Avenue.  The After-Party starts immediately following the parade in front of the Fire Station.

Calling all Parrot Heads to come dressed in your favorite Jimmy Buffett attire. So, grab your fins, parrot, pirate, or cheeseburger hats, flip flops, and island shirts. Bring your beach chairs and join us for a fun day “Jimmy Buffett Island Style”.

If you would like to be a participant in the parade you may register online at, click menu, click parade or pick up parade registration entry forms at the following Balboa Island merchants, Irvine Ranch Market, Wilma’s, and Island Market near Ferry. To volunteer or help sponsor the parade also visit our website at, click menu, click parade.

The bridge closes at 10:45 am, so get here early!

Sponsored by the Balboa Island Improvement Association

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