Cancelled for 2021: CHEER Holiday Parade FAQ

Updated: Dec 1, 2021

Cancelled for the year of 2021 as we don't have enough people register.

When and Which parade CHEER will join? Date: Dec 5th. Sunday Parade time: 1:30 to 4:00pm Check in Time: before 12:30 for sure Detail: What is the CHEER line-up position? #95-W (w: walking units) CHEER schedule for Dec 5th 11:30: CHEER Advisor check in with Parade and start accepting student families 12:30 to 1:00: CHEER cleanup team pick up trash in our surrounding area 1:00 to 1:30: CHEER team line up and get ready for parade 1:30 to 4:00: parade time 4 and after: parent pick up

Who will hold the CHEER banner?

We will team students up on site and students banner team will switching every half an hour. Young kids can't hold the banner as we need to keep a fair speed. Parade route: Alone Chatsworth Street, from Granda Hill Public Library to Granada Hill Charter High School, about 2 miles Drop off and pick up location Drop off: definitely before 12:30, location is close to Granda Hill Public Library, map TBA. Note: Walk in check in spot will be closed at 12:30. Pick up: close to Granada Hill Charter High School, map TBA Can I drop students/kids off with CHEER advisors? Not every volunteer advisor can commit for this parade, we highly recommend you join as a family. At least one parent should show up and lead the kids through the parade. Do I have to finish the whole parade, 2 miles, from 1:30 to 4:00pm? You can sure sneak out with parent supervised. We only ask you to be quick and safe as we can't interrupt the parade for any personal reason. Parade needs to move forward with a fair speed. How can student carry lunch and water?

Lunch: please put lunch in a sack bag. Student can't carry a huge lunch bag during parade.

Water: parent, please carry the water for your family. Student: please carry a light weight sack backpack for your water bottle. Rain or Shine: Please bring a transparent trash bag for students to cover themselves if its raining. Holding an umbrella for 2 miles will be too demanding for students. Please apply sunblock if it is sunny. Santa hat is recommended for the parade. Should I wear masks during parade?

LA county recommended that you wear a mask at crowded outdoor events. If you pick a medical mask, please decorate it per this year holiday theme: “A Charles Dickens Christmas”.

How safe and secure the parade is?

Parade organizer said that each road entrance will be blocked physically with: camp tailer, truck or multiple small cars. LAPD officers will be on site too.

Safety is our biggest concern. Even with safety concern, we don't want our students to miss the holiday joy with this biggest holiday event in the valley. Optional: Read the book or watch the movie: A Charles Dickens Christmas This year’s selected 2021 Granada Hills Holiday Parade ThemeA Charles Dickens Christmas ” is a fun opportunity to revel and invoke images of Victorian England, Figgy Pudding, Scrooge and Tiny Tim, Christmas Day Goose and Trimmings, Victorian Era Clothing, Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future, London Christmas Caroling ( Wasserling) 8th Century Christmas Tree Candle Light Decorations. Holiday Décor. Use your imagination!

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