Today is: Mother Goose Parade Day

Since 1947, the Mother Goose Parade has been held in El Cajon, in San Diego County, California, on the Sunday before Thanksgiving. Started by Thoma...

November 24, 2022
4:08 AM

Since 1947, the Mother Goose Parade has been held in El Cajon, in San Diego County, California, on the Sunday before Thanksgiving. Started by Thomas Wigton, Jr., and some El Cajon businessmen, it was considered to be a gift from the business community to the children of East County.The Mother Goose Parade not only is the largest parade in San Diego County but the "largest of its type west of the Mississippi." Thousands of volunteers help organize it, and more than 100 parade entries from all over the United States take part.

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