Marching bands and spirit squads from the participating universities (SDSU and the Naval Academy) will parade from each end of 5th Ave. performing holiday classics, and meeting up at Market Street for a Battle of the Bands.
An afternoon of music, art, last-minute local shopping and barbecue. Bands include Subsurfer, Shake Before Us and Neighbors to the North, with art and design by Victoria Licht, Trashy Chic, Loa Design, Jimmy Ovadia, Evgeny Yorobe Photography, Remedy Naturals and Falling Sky Pottery.
In conjunction with the Holiday Bowl, "America’s Largest Balloon Parade" is presented annually in the bayside streets of Downtown San Diego. The parade features marching bands, floats, drill teams, and balloons.