Press Release from City of La Puente Director of Community Services
Roxanne Lerma, RLerma@lapuente.org, (626) 855-1534
La Puente, CA – The City of La Puente, in conjunction with the City of Industry Sheriff’s Youth Activities League is happy to announce that the Los Angeles Baseball Player, Alex Verdugo has agreed to be the Grand Marshal for the City of La Puente’s Annual Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony. “We are excited to have Alex Verdugo be a part of our Holiday festivities in La Puente”, said La Puente Mayor Valerie Munoz, ” and see the spirit of the season alive and well amongst our community members.”
The Holiday Parade and Tree lighting Ceremony is a long standing tradition that showcases the City’s downtown area while celebrating the spirit of the season. This year’s parade is scheduled for Friday, December 6, 2019 with step-off set at 6:30 pm. The parade will start on Glendora Ave. and head south to Main Street where it turns east. The parade will feature local community groups, bands, equestrian units, car clubs,local businesses, service clubs and so much more.
Immediately following the conclusion of the parade at City Hall, the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony with colorful lights and SNOW for families to enjoy will open to all. In addition all community members and visitors are encouraged to stay for the Old Town Puente Association’s Holiday Street Fair that will be happening all along 1st and 2nd street and will include food, vendors and family friendly activities.
For more information about the City of La Puente’s Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony please contact the City hall at (626) 855-1500.
Last modified: July 20, 2021