Monrovia Days 2017 Celebration Slated May 20 – 21, Carnival Returns

The horse-drawn antique fire engine is always a crowd pleaser at Monrovia Days parades -Photos by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News


Monrovia Days is the city’s annual community birthday party where Monrovians gather to celebrate our talented youth and the Scholars and Champions from Monrovia Unified School District. This year the Monrovia Days celebration will be a two-day event held Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21, … the City of Monrovia, the Monrovia Unified School District, and Centre Stage have coordinated to bring back the carnival.

Pancake Breakfast event, a Parade honoring our Scholars and Champions from MUSD, performances by our youth, Carnival food… and of course the famous Pie Eating Contest!

For more information, please check out the City’s website, or visit the Monrovia Days’ event website!  You won’t want to miss this weekend-long Community Celebration.

Are you interested in being in the Monrovia Days Parade?  The Monrovia Days Parade will start at 10 a.m. on Myrtle Avenue at Chestnut Avenue, and will head north on Myrtle Avenue to Library Park.  Priority will be given to Monrovia Youth Based Organization.

If you have any questions, please contact the Monrovia Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246!

Monrovia Day Schedule of Events

Saturday May 20th

  • 8 am Pancake Breakfast and the beginning of the performances in the Park
  • 9 am Opening Ceremony
  • 10 am Parade Begins  (performances suspended during the parade)
  • 11 am Carnival begins, the Beer Garden will open and more performances in the park
  • 3 pm Company B (a tribute to the Andrew Sisters) performance
  • 5 pm pie eating contest
  • 7 pm Headline Band performance with dancing under the stars

Sunday May 21st

  • 11 am – 6 pm  carnival & beer garden open
  • 4 pm headline Band
April 19, 2017

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