Beaverton Celebration Parade

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When: Saturday, September 10, 2016 | 9 AM to Noon
Where: Corner of SW Watson Avenue and SW Allen Blvd to Griffith Park. Route map will be posted soon.

  • 9 AM | 5K Family Fun Run | Griffith Park
  • 10 AM | 59th annual Beaverton Celebration Parade | SW Allen Blvd to Griffith Park

 Please join us in celebrating Beaverton High School's centennial at the 59th annual Beaverton Celebration Parade presented by Bob Lanphere's Beaverton Honda. Featuring the 6th annual 5K Family Fun Run which begins at 9 a.m.

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More than 6,000 parade goers were in attendance celebrating what makes Beaverton the Best of Oregon with thousands of parade day goers enjoying a day of festive floats, marching bands, community groups, local businesses and more! Brian Wood and Angelica Thornton of KATU Channel 2 returned as this year's parade emcee.

Interested in participating in this year's parade? It's free to place an entry!

Please consider incorporating the colors black and orange in your entry decoration in honor of Beaverton High School's centennial celebration. Application deadline is August 22, 2016.

Sign up:
Parade Entry Online Application
Parade Entry PDF Print Application

Note: City staff reserve the right to select parade entries based on theme conformity, interest to parade attendees of all ages, etc.



History of Beaverton’s Celebration Parade


The Beaverton Celebration Parade began in 1957 and has grown into a community tradition with more than 100 festive entries from marching bands and colorful floats to civic and cultural organizations. Each year, the Service to Beaverton Award winners are honored as celebrity guests in the parade along with local elected officials and the featured grand marshal.

Thank you to our sponsors!

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