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First unit steps off at 10:00 a.m.
Coast Highway from Wisconsin to Civic Center Drive

Staging Instructions

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All group leaders will be provided with detailed staging instructions.

 

All group leaders will check in with the Street Marshal on their staging street EXCEPT A Division. A Division group leaders will check in at the 101 Cafe.

 

B, D, F and H Divisions enter staging streets from Ditmar Street - no access from Coast Highway.

 

C, E, G and J Divisions enter from Oceanside Boulevard only - no access from side streets.

 

All participants should review Parade Rules at the bottom of this page.

NO PARKING IN THE STAGING AREAS UNTIL THE ROADS HAVE BEEN CLOSED (approx. 8:00 A.M.), THE BARRICADES HAVE BEEN INSTALLED AND THE MARSHALLS (IN YELLOW VESTS) ARE ON SITE. IF YOU ARRIVE EARLY, PLEASE PARK OFF-SITE.

2024 Line Up

DIVISION A

A-1         Parade Opening Banner

A-2        1st Marine Division Band

A-3        1st Marine Division Color Guard

A-4        1st Marine Logistics Group

A-5        Assault Craft Unit – Five (ACU-5)

A-6        Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton

A-7        Navy Band Southwest

A-8        Escondido Mounted Posse

A-9        Congressmember Mike Levin

A-10      Assemblywoman Laurie Davies

A-11      Supervisor Jim Desmond

A-12      Oceanside Mayor Esther Sanchez

A-13      Oceanside Deputy Mayor Ryan Keim

A-14      Oceanside Councilmember Eric Joyce

A-15      Oceanside Councilmember Peter Weiss

A-16      Oceanside Councilmember Rick Robinson

A-17      Oceanside City Clerk Zeb Navarro

A-18      Oceanside City Treasurer Victor Roy

A-19      Oceanside Pier First Responders

A-20      Oceanside Police Department

A-21      REACH Air Medical Services

A-22      City of Oceanside Water Utilities Department

A-23      Grand Marshal Rick Wright

A-24      Hometown Hero Mike Tenhover

A-25      Hometown Hero San Diego North County Lions Club

A-26      Hometown Hero Vanessa Graziano

A-27      Beatriz "Bea" Palmer, 2024 Martin Luther King, Jr., Community Service Award Recipient

A-28      Operation HOPE-North County

 

DIVISION B

B-1        North San Diego County National Association for the Advancement of Color People (NAACP)

B-2        Oceanside High School Marching Band

B-3        Oceanside Unified School District School Board

B-4        Oceanside High School CIF State Softball Champions

B-5        Oceanside High School Sustainable Pirates

B-6        Alamosa Park Elementary School

B-7        Scouting America Troop 752 and Cub Scout Pack 752

B-8        Cadence Dance Project

B-9        Veterans Association of North County

B-10      Oceanside Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10577

B-11      Rotary Clubs of North County – Oceanside

B-12      Liberty Military Housing

B-13      KYXY 96.5

 

DIVISION C

C-1        LOL - Life of Liberty, Inc.

C-2        2024 Miss Oceanside, Miss Teen Oceanside and Princesses

C-3        Miss Black Global Pageants

C-4        Girl Scout Troop 1369 – Camp Pendleton

C-5        Oceanside American Little League Baseball

C-6        Friends of Oceanside Public Library and Splash

C-7        St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic School and Parish

C-8        North Coast Vettes Corvette Club

C-9        Filipino American Cultural Organization

C-10      Mrs. World Alms 2024

C-11      Civil Air Patrol

C-12      Shiloh Church Oceanside

 

DIVISION D

D-1        El Camino High School Golden Pride Marching Band

D-2        El Camino Wildcat Cheer Program

D-3        Oceanside Pop Warner Football and Cheer

D-4        Girl Scout Troop 1954

D-5        Oceanside Public Library Bookmobiles

D-6        Studio ACE

D-7        Typhoon Athletics

D-8        The Lunch Box – Boys & Girls of Oceanside

D-9        Friends of El Corazon

D-10      Whitlock Surf Shop & Senor Grubby’s

D-11      Cowabunga Realty

D-12      MiraCosta College

D-13      Friendly Children's Garden Preschool

D-14      Play Hard Dance Company

D-15      Oceanside Cruisers

 

DIVISION E

E-1         Green Cheek Beer Co.

E-2         Mr. Mustang

E-3         Miss & Mr. Vista Scholarship Pageants

E-4         Beauty Queens for a Cause

E-5         The Pendleton Surf Club

E-6         Vista Viking Festival

E-7         Oceanside Senior Anglers

E-8         Oceanside Elks Lodge #1561

E-9         Save Our Streets

E-10       Pegasus Sidecar Tours

E-11       Tri-City Inline Hockey League

E-12       Oceanside Surf School

E-13       North County Aircooled Volkswagon Car Club

E-14       Toastmasters of North County

 

DIVISION F

F-1          St. Paul's Lutheran Youth Band

F-2          San Diego Humane Society

F-3          Scouting America

F-4          National Society Daughters of the American Revolution – Santa Margarita Chapter

F-5          Live with Courage

F-6          Save Oceanside Sand

F-7          Sleep in Heavenly Peace

F-8          Scintillement Couture

F-9          International Order of Odd Fellows – Oceanside Chapter #346

F-10        Breakwater Community Church

 

DIVISION G

G-1         Nana & Pop Pops Sweet Shop

G-2         Oceanside Breakers

G-3         Oceanside Run Club

G-4         Brothers of 6 Charities

G-5         Oak Tree Democratic Club

G-6         Mr. Citizen Patriot

G-7         Oceanside Moose Lodge

G-8         Surfin Fire Surf School

G-9         Carlsbad Moke Rental

G-10       American Legion Riders Chapter 146

G-11       Womens Club of Oceanside

 

DIVISION H

H-1         The Hong Konger Club

H-2         Republican Women of California – Oceanside

H-3         Oceanside – San Dieguito Lodge #381

H-4         Senior Women's Basketball Association Carlsbad Classics

H-5         DEMCCO – Democratic Club of Carlsbad & Oceanside

H-6         North San Diego County Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

H-7         Oceanside Dog Beach

H-8         Personal Plumbing Heating & Cooling

H-9         Frontwave Arena

 

DIVISION J

J-1          Supporters of Congressmember Mike Levin

J-2          Emily Wichmann for Oceanside Unified School Board D2

J-3          Jimmy Figueroa for Oceanside City Council District #3

J-4          Members Only Car Club

J-5          Laura Bassett for Oceanside City Council District #3

J-6          Tom DeMooy for Oceanside City Council District #3

J-7          Amber Kae Niuatoa 4 Oceanside

J-8          Waste Management

J-9          S & R Towing

J-10        Mackenzie Rubish

J-11        Oceanside Firefighters Association

    
A Section (Wisconsin Avenue and Coast Highway)   
Check in between 9 and 9:30 at the 101 Café

WW  Wisconsin West
WE    Wisconsin East
CR    Coast Highway Right
CL    Coast Highway Left

 

A Section units that are designated WE

Enter Wisconsin East off of Freeman Street AFTER 8:00 a.m.

 

A Section units that are designation WW

Enter Wisconsin West off of Tremont Street AFTER 9:00 a.m.

 

A Section units that are designated CR/CL

Enter Coast Hwy from Oceanside Boulevard AFTER 8:00 a.m.

CR=Coast Hwy Right

CL=Coast Hwy Left


ALL SECTIONS (EXCEPT A) WILL CHECK IN BETWEEN 8 AND 8:30 WITH THE STREET MARSHAL ON THEIR STAGING STREET

B, D, F, H     

Enter off of Ditmar onto your streets
B Section    Leonard
D Section    West
F Section    Stanley
H Section    Eucalyptus

 

C, E, G, J Sections  

Enter Coast Hwy from Oceanside Boulevard AFTER 8:00 a.m.

CR=Coast Hwy Right

CL=Coast Hwy Left

If you are in "A" Division, here are additional load-in directions:


- Each staging street is divided into parade entry locations marked with chalk

- On each block, entry locations position # begin at Coast Highway increase upward toward Cleveland St.
- Each parade entry has their own staging location marked by their entry number
- Each staging location will have a chalk mark at the beginning and end of your space
- Your entry line up number will be marked in the center of your location
- If your entry has a vehicle, park the vehicle on the forward (eastern) line of your location and toward the right curb as you face Coast Hwy.

Please make arrangements for only one representative from your group to check-in outside of the 101 Café, located on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Coast Highway. Parade check in begins promptly at 9:00 am and parade officials will be on hand to assist with locating your group’s line up position, if necessary.

The check in area will close promptly at 9:30 am and if you have not checked in by this time, your group will be removed from the announcers’ scripts. There will be a porta-potty that may be used. Please do not disturb other businesses on your staging street.

There will be Street Marshals at your staging location to assist you in locating your position and answer any questions that you may have. The Street Marshals are volunteers. Please treat them with courtesy.

We look forward to seeing you at this exciting Oceanside tradition and appreciate your participation. Please call 760-754-4512 or 760-805-6899 if we can assist you further.


If you are in B, D, F, or H Division, here are additional load in directions:

 

- Your group is staging on a side street accessible via S. Ditmar Street ONLY.
- Each staging street is divided into parade entry locations marked with chalk
- On each block, entry location position # begin at Coast Highway and numerically increase upward toward Ditmar St.
- Each parade entry has their own staging location marked by their entry number
- Each staging location will have a chalk mark at the beginning and end of your space
- Your entry line up number will be marked in the center of your location
- If your entry has a vehicle, park the vehicle on the forward (western) line of your location and toward the right curb as you face Coast Hwy.


Please note the check-in procedure has changed. Proceed to your staging area and check in with the Street Marshal on your street. Parade check in begins promptly at 8:00 am and parade officials will be on hand to assist with locating your group’s line up position, if necessary.

Check-in will close promptly at 8:30 am and if you have not checked in by this time, your group will be removed from the announcers’ scripts.


If you are in AC, C, E, G, or I Division, here are additional load-in directions:


You will be entering at Oceanside Blvd and Coast Hwy no earlier than 8:30 am. Please proceed to your section (see signs in street) and line up on the left or right side of the street as directed above.

- Each parade entry has their own staging location marked by their entry number
- Each staging location will have a chalk mark at the beginning and end of your space
- Your entry line up number will be marked in the center of your location
- If your entry has a vehicle, park the vehicle on the forward (eastern) line of your location on Coast Highway.


Please note the check-in procedure has changed. Proceed to your staging area and check in with the Street Marshal on your street. Parade check in begins promptly at 8:00 am and parade officials will be on hand to assist with locating your group’s line up position, if necessary.

The check in area will close promptly at 8:30 am and if you have not checked in by this time, your group will be removed from the announcers’ scripts.


RESTROOMS AND ASSISTANCE

Porta-potties are located near the intersection of Ditmar Street and Eucalyptus, on West Street near the church, Leonard Street near the church, and across from the 101 Café on Wisconsin.  Your street marshal has a map. Please do not disturb the residents on your staging street. Please put all of your trash in the receptacles located on each staging street.

We look forward to seeing you at this exciting Oceanside tradition and appreciate your participation. Please call 760-754-4512 if we can assist you further.

There will be Street Marshals at your staging location to assist you in locating your position and answer any questions that you may have. The Street Marshals are volunteers. Please treat them with courtesy.

 

Trash/ Recycle: The City of Oceanside is committed to ensuring waste diversion and recycling at all special events.  Please review the attached map for trash/recycle container locations.  It is important to ensure all members in your party not only use these containers but also choose the correct container for trash or recycling.  If you have any questions, please contact the MainStreet office prior to the event or on parade day ask anyone in a yellow safety vest. 

 

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