Third annual Heritage Festival and Parade set for June 1

Historic Paramount photo courtesy of the city of Paramount

The city’s 3rd Annual Heritage Festival will be held on Saturday, June 1 from noon to 4 p.m. in Downtown Paramount.

It will be preceded by the first Heritage Parade from 10 a.m. to noon. The route will go along Paramount Boulevard south from Rosecrans Avenue, and back. The parade renews a local tradition dating back to the 1960s and beyond.

For the Festival, Paramount Boulevard will be closed from Alondra to Harrison St. from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. During the event, there will be a Kids Zone (including inflatables, a petting zoo, and cow-milking demonstrations), games, and entertainment with local dance groups and musical performers. There will also be food, including A Taste of Paramount, and a beer garden, all available for purchase.

Entrance to the Festival is free.

For more information, please call 562-220-2121.