News Flash!

Welcome to the Pasadena Doo Dah Parade Official Website!

THE PARADE IS Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 11:00a.m.

DOO DAH HOTLINE: 626-590-7596

scroll down for 2016 fun!

Here’s Queen Meg Cole, pictured in this just-discovered video clip with Snotty Scotty in 1978!



Stay tuned for more info!


We accept entries up to the day of the event, but we want you to be informed in advance so you know where to go when. Remember that more people can be added to your entry the day of the parade. If you are signing up within one week prior to the parade, make sure to give us a call at (626) 590-1134 to confirm that we received your entry. We can give you final information at that time. You will know we received your information when you receive an email receipt from us.


Don’t gum up Doo Dah! No throwing food or marshmallows please.

Scroll down For Info on Food Trucks & After-Parties!

Pasadena Doo Dah Parade mapPasadena Doo Dah entry form

Pasadena Doo Dah Parade flier

Doo Dah Parade alien

Snotty Scotty & the Hankies Artwork

Official Doo Dah After-PartY


immediately following parade

American Legion Hall & Bar 

$3 or so cover – cheap-er drinks!
179 N. Vinedo Street
East Pasadena (between Colorado Blvd. & Walnut Street)
(626) 792-9938

In celebration of John Scott “Snotty Scotty” Finnell, live bands featured are New Astroturf, Queen Mimi MarGo-Go and the FunGuys, and assorted Doo Dah Glitterati. Prizes, full bar, cheap drinks, cheap food, smoking patio, big-screen TV, pool and more!

Snotty Scotty and the Hankies

Snotty Scotty at the microphone performing with the Hankies at the Bridge Party

Food Trucks

Food trucks will include The Grilled Cheese Truck, Arturo’s Taco Truck and Big Nash Ice Cream Truck. Ahimsa Caravan Cafe will be serving coffee and breakfast breads to the Doo Dah audience. All food trucks will be parked next to Poo Bah Records just south of Colorado Blvd. on Vinedo Street on the parade route. Official Doo Dah t-shirts will also be sold at this location.

Grilled Cheese TruckGrilled Cheese TruckGrilled Cheese Truck menu

Arturo's Taco Truck

Big Nash Ice Cream TruckAhimsa Caravan Cafe




The Colorado Bar (no cover)

2640 E. Colorado Blvd.
(626) 449-3485

Featured Band (to be announced shortly), the best jukebox in the world, pool, darts, cheap drinks and fun people!


PooBah Records (no cost)

2636 E. Colorado Blvd. (next door to the The Colorado Bar)
(626) 449-3359

Live deejays spinning real records! Get your holiday soundtracks here!


MeowMeowz! – Retro 80’s thrift shop! (no cost)

2423 E. Colorado Blvd. (one block west of the parade route)
(626) 798-6969
Hosted by 2015 Queen Veronika, celebrate with live music of the Radio Active Chicken Heads! Treats, concert ticket giveaways, free and all ages welcome!

For those who stick to Old Town Pasadena: 

The Old Towne Pub – Since 1973, formerly known as the Lochness
22 E Holly Street, Old Town Pasadena
(626) 577-6583 (call to inquire if cover)

1:00pm on. Craft beers, live bands (to be announced shortly)

Ole Towne Pub party



Their regular brunch will be available 8am to 2pm. For the Doo Dah Parade,  just west of the parade route at 2361 E. Colorado Blvd.


And there’s Denny’s!

 View Photos

Crowning of Queen Mimi MarGo-Go (Meg Cole). Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG

Crowning of Queen Mimi MarGo-Go (Meg Cole). Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG

Scott and Lori Elliott Webster

Grand Marshals Scott and Lori Elliott Webster

Charles Phoenix

Doo Dah jitney

Blues Brothers Doo Dah style

Screen shot 2014-08-08 at 12.29.47 PM

Cool Santa

Keep Scrolling Down for 2015 Deets!

And Visit the Entry or About Pages

Doo Dah Parade dubs playwright/director, musician, Juli Crockett as its 2015 Grand Marshal!


The Pasadena Doo Dah Parade has selected renaissance woman, Juli Crockett, to lead this year’s 38th Occasional Parade. Consider the fact she’s a singer, songwriter, playwright, theater director, undefeated professional boxer and amateur champion, and leader of an alt-country/Americana genre-defying band and you’ll get the picture. Don’t forget to add Doctor of Philosophy in Media and Communications to her resume. Doo Dah organizers say “Juli is a fierce and brilliant artist who embodies the spirit of our event!”

2015 Doo Dah Queen Her Majesty Veronika MeowMeowz


and the Winner is…

Screenshot 2015-10-19 08.35.39

Queen Veronica MeowMeowz of Pasadena

Pasadena Star News Article on Queen Tryouts Monday, October 19

Pasadena Independent Article Online Monday, October 19

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