News Flash!

Welcome to the Pasadena Doo Dah Parade Official Website!

THE 41st occasional pasadena doo dah parade is coming
Sunday, November 18, 2018!

EVENTBRITE – ONLINE ENTRIES

Click the green button below, click the Tickets button on the Eventbrite page and CHOOSE THE PARADE ENTRY OPTION, or if you prefer, you can still print the parade entry form below and mail it in.

Sign Up Your Parade Entry

EVENTBRITE – AUDIENCE TICKETS

***It is not required to have tickets to watch the parade. This is provided for your convenience so you can have a location and time in your pocket and can share with friends.***

Click the orange button below, click the Tickets button on the Eventbrite page and CHOOSE THE GENERAL ADMISSION OPTION for tickets.

Get Free Parade Tickets

Pasadena Doo Dah Entry Form

2018 Doo Dah Parade Flyer

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Pasadena Doo Dah Parade map

QUEEN TRYOUTS COMING UP!

Doo Dah Queen Tryouts 2018

IT ALL HAPPENS AT AMERICAN LEGION POST 280

179 N. VINEDO AVE. PASADENA, CA 91107

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Wanna try out for Queen? It’s easy! Queen hopefuls are encouraged to give us a call at the number below to let us know you’re coming. All are welcome. If you are unable to call ahead of time, just show up at 2:00 p.m. Make sure to dress for the occasion. Each Queen hopeful will have 3 minutes to WOW the judges! There’s a boom box playing CD’s, microphone and drumroll if you please! Feel free to tell your supporters to come and root for you in the audience. There’s plenty of fun to be had. Cheap food and drink! Bands! Dancing! Pool table and smoking patio, big screen TV.

IF YOU’D LIKE MORE INFORMATION, TIPS OR TO LET US KNOW YOU’RE TRYING OUT, CALL OR EMAIL US!

PATRICIA: (626) 590-1134 OR EMAIL HURLEYPANNE@YAHOO.COM

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

HOTEL OFFERS FOR DOO DAH’ERS

To find Pasadena hotels nearby, visit HotelsCombined!

We also have special pricing at the Hilton Garden Inn in Arcadia.

Contact Jason Casas
Sales Manager
Hilton Garden Inn – Arcadia, CA
199 N. Second Ave.
Arcadia, CA 91006
D: 626.321.4498 | F: 626.574.9910
http://www.arcadia.stayhgi.com

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Snotty Scotty & the Hankies Artwork

Official Doo Dah After-PartY

SAVE YOUR BORING SUNDAY FOR ANOTHER TIME

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American Legion Hall & Bar 

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

Bands: Stay tuned for new information!

Food AT THE DOO DAH PARADE

Food trucks will be located on S. Vinedo St. next to Poo Bah Record Shop! Information on new trucks coming soon.

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scroll for LAST YEAR’S DETAILS

oTHER HAPPENINGS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE PARADE

2017 Queen Imani will be lunching at Plate 38 immediately following the parade. Plate 38 is located at 2361 E. Colorado Blvd. (corner of Sierra Madre Blvd. and Colorado Blvd., a block west of the parade route). All are welcome to lunch there as well in the company of the Queen!

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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!

MeowMeowz Retro 80s Thrift Shop

2424 E. COLORADO BLVD. PASADENA CA 91107
Open 7 days a week 12 – 9pm Call 626.798.MWMWZ

DooDah Queen Veronika MeowMeowz has summoned you, through a very stern pecking order, to attend the BEST DOO DAH PARADE AFTER PARTY IN TOWN! FREE! ALL AGES! directly after the parade (i dunno 1pmish??)

Come get some Holiday shopping done in a cluckin radical way!
SHOW BEGINS AFTER THE PARADE – we are just 1/2 block away on Colorado Blvd, north side of the street; look for the freaks n balloons! All ages welcome! Free… donation appreciated!

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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!

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For those who stick to Old Town Pasadena:

Old Towne Pub Doo Dah After Party

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)

For the 3rd consecutive year, THE PUB PRESENTS: THE ROCK N’ ROLL PRESERVATION SOCIETY’S “MOBILE MUSIC FESTIVAL”! — It’s the only actual music festival on earth that takes place within a parade itself, and features a rotating carousel of local musicians. This year’s line-up includes: Earth Arrow, Hot Sauce Holiday,  Soul Fuzz, Little Red, and StOnYAtTi.

For the 2017 edition, The Old Towne Pub after party also has the honor of being led by “Vice Queen” Vee (aka Veronica Andrade), who came in 2nd place at last month’s DooDah Queen Tryouts! Not only is she the co-founder, and spiritual leader of the “Mobile Music Fest,” but this year she’s part of the Royal Court!

Following the parade, this fabulous furry freakshow rolls onto The Old Towne Pub Pasadena, where the fun and jams will flow freely into the evening. Admission is FREE, there will be TACOS, and the current line-up for the After Party is:

1:00 PM – Soul Fuzz
2:00 PM – StOnYAtTi (Tom Petty tribute set)
3:00 PM – Hot Sauce Holiday
4:00 PM – Earth Arrow

Check out the event on Facebook.

 

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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.

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And there’s Denny’s!

 

Scroll down For FUN FROM PAST YEARS!

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2017 Grand Marshal Marty Coleman, photo by Julie Klima Casey

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2017 Doo Dah Queen Imani, photo by Terry Miller

Read more about Grand Marshal Marty Coleman and Queen Imani in our press releases.

2017 Doo Dah Shirts Are Here!

Available for purchase at our organization’s ONLINE STORE HERE.

2017 Shirts are $20 each while supplies last!

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

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Grand Marshals Scott and Lori Elliott Webster

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Doo Dah jitney

Blues Brothers Doo Dah style

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Keep Scrolling Down for PAST PARADE FUN!

And Visit the Entry or About Pages

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

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

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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

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and the Winner is…

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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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