People’s Joy Parade is a grassroots menagerie of crepe paper float makers, home made costume fashionistas, b-boys/girls, midnight minstrels, Gigante puppeteers, art cars, bike brigades, moving installation artists, Elvis impersonators, cardboard bricoleurs, rainbow dancers, knights of St. Louis, drag queens, beat making marching bands, Mexican wrestlers, robot makers, Virgin of Guadalupe’s, and lost members of the Missouri tribe that seeks recognize the importance of the people who make up a community. The parade starts at Minnesota & Cherokee at 1:11pm and winds through Benton Park West ending at Texas & Cherokee. >>> GET INVOLVED!
Come join us in an expression of spring time celebration to honor the spirit of community on Cherokee St, our favorite Mexican neighborhood, the neighbors you know and don't know, and the resourceful creations of local artists.
- Starting at MINNESOTA & CHEROKEE at 1:11pm
- EAST on CHEROKEE to NEBRASKA
- NORTH on NEBRASKA to UTAH
- EAST on UTAH to IOWA
- SOUTH on IOWA to CHEROKEE
- EAST on CHEROKEE to TEXAS