2021 Parade Day FAQ

  • What day and time does the SCPOC festivities start?

    • The Santa Clara Parade of Champions is a free event to attend. The parade route area will be closed to traffic between 10am to 1pm. If you want in an out privilege it recommended you park outside of the Parade Route area and walk to the Festivities.

    • The Day’s events start at 9am and runs until 3pm. The Parade will be from 11am to 1pm. Please bring your own chair. Street Food and Vendors at SC Farmers Market are located on Jackson Street, and interactive activities will be located throughout the Homestead Community Village booths on Homestead Road including a Kid friendly  Sports and Kid zone. Franklin Square also offers a variety of restaurants and shops.

    • ​To see the list of Homestead Booths, go to our Homestead Community Page. If you are a Participant in the village and have booth questions please contact Ana Vargas-Smith (avsmith2014@gmail.com), Patti Allmon (p.allmon@comcast.net ) or Mary Grizzle (mogrizzle@gmail.com)

    • Event volunteers assigned to Homestead Village, Check in booths in Staging or Homestead and Route duties please contact  Ana Vargas-Smith (avsmith2014@gmail.com)

    • VIP Sponsor’s Brunch and Bleachers questions contact Ana Vargas-Smith (avsmith2014@gmail.com), Patti Allmon (p.allmon@comcast.net ) or Mary Grizzle (mogrizzle@gmail.com)

  • Where is the Parade Grand Stand, VIP Bleachers, ADA Parking and Seating, and Route? 

    • Parade Staging will take on a L Shaped route for 2021--details are TBD.  If you are a Participant in the Parade and received a logistics packet and have questions please contact Ray Pulver for drop off and pick up points (upbeatparades@aol.com)

    • The Opening Ceremony will be at Monroe at Franklin Square

    • VIP Bleachers will be on Monroe Street in front of Franklin Square 

    • ADA seating and Parking is TBD


  • Where do I park? 

    • The Santa Clara University is offering free Parking until 9pm at their 1063 Alviso Street Garage off Benton Street. There is also Free Parking in the Neighborhoods around the Parade Route. 

  • Road Closures for the parade begin at 10am and will run until after 1pm.

    • If you want the ability to come and go during the SCPOC event be sure to park outside the Parade Route.  Should you park inside the parade route you will not be able to leave until the Parade is over.  For comments and Feedback please go to this link.

  • All other questions related to Parade Line up and Staging direct to Ray Pulver (upbeatparades@aol.com)

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