History

Photo Credit: Keith Peters

The May Fete Parade is an annual children’s parade held in Palo Alto. A longstanding tradition that began in 1921, it draws hundreds of Palo Altans every year. The parade features high school bands, local youth groups, troops, and Palo Alto children.

Fun Facts:

  • It was usually accompanied by the Palo Alto Weekly Float Contest.
  • The May Fete Parade used to be called the Children’s Parade.

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