Main Street Annual
4th of July Parade


Please join us for the 15th Annual Santa Monica 4th of July Parade 2022 Monday 9:30am, presented by The Ocean Park Association!

The Santa Monica Fourth of July Parade has grown every year and brings together families, musicians, civic groups and exhibitionists of all stripes.

Bring your 4th of July flair, your pup, a chair or wagon for the kiddos to line the street and cheer on the parade! Come in your red, white and blue!

The official parade grandstand will be in front of the Ocean Park Branch Library, with announcements and dedicated media location.

July 4th is a MONDAY and the parade starts at 9:30am. Main Street from Olympic to Marine will be closed the entire morning until approximately 12pm. The parade will begin at Pico Boulevard on Main Street by the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium

If you would like to be a participant in this years parade or have further questions please visit:

Registration ends June 18th to participate in the parade.

Volunteers are still needed and always welcome to make the Parade happen every year. We need help with everything from ushering participants, affixing last minute decorations, to wrangling adorable young ones trying to crash the Parade for a spot a lime light. If you’re interested in volunteering to help make this event happen, please send an email to or you can fill out the form on this Volunteers Page.

MSBIA Staff Riding The Barcycle