Feel Mexico in your Skin: The 68th Annual East Los Angeles Mexican Independence Day Parade

Feel Mexico in your Skin: The 68th Annual East Los Angeles Mexican Independence Day Parade


The 68th Annual East Los Angeles Mexican Independence Day Parade 

Celebrating 83stanniversary of


Sunday September 7, 2014 

Press Conference 11:00 a.m.:

Friday September 5, at Mexican Consulate of Los Angeles


Vesper Public Relations. Los Angeles April, 2014. Once again, Los Angeles welcomes the 83rd anniversary of one of the landmark Hispanic organizations in Los Angeles with the return of the oldest and largest Hispanic parade in the country: The 68thAnnual East Los Angeles Mexican Independence Day Parade, presenting its new edition ‘MEXICO EN LA PIEL’ presented by ComitéMexicanoCívicoPatriótico on Sunday September 7, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.

A press conference will be hosted on Friday September 5, at 11:00 a.m. at the Mexican Consulate Offices locatedat 2401 W 6th St, LosÁngeles, CA.

In its 68th year of running, the parade stands as a symbol of union and joy, having gathered hundreds of thousands of participants and attendees each year and expecting to do so again this year. In 2014, the parade celebrates Hispanic Heritage with its new edition ‘MEXICO EN SU PIEL’ as well as the 83RD anniversary of the formation of its committee and organizer, ComitéMexicanoCívicoPatriótico, an institution that has stood as one of the pillars of the Mexican-American community in Los Angeles since its inception in 1931.

ABC Ch. 7 & Univision Network will conduct a live broadcast from the parade.  La Opinion leading Spanish Newspaper will promote the parade with weekly ads.

The East Los Angeles Mexican Independence Day Parade‘MEXICO EN SU PIEL’ in Los Angeles is presented by the ComitéMexicanoCívicoPatriótico, produced by Jive Live Entertainment, and endorsed by the Consulate of Mexico, City of Los Angeles, and the County of Los Angeles.

The parade route will be through, E. Cesar Chávez Blvd. starting at Mednik St. and ending at Gage Ave. The celebration will continue at Belvedere Park (Mednik and First) with music performances, entertainment, attractions, food vendors, merchandise, interactive displays and fun for the whole family to enjoy.

About ComitéMexicanoCívicoPatriótico – ‘MEXICO EN SU PIEL’

Founded in 1931, the ComitéMexicanoCívicoPatriótico is a non-profit organization committed to the preservation of Mexican roots and culture. Its mission is to promote and celebrate Mexican heritage in Los Angeles. Among its activities, the CMCP presents three events: El Grito at the LA City Hall, Ms. Senorita Mexican Patriotic Fiestas Pageant/the Señorita Fiestas PatriasMexicanas Pageant, and theMexican Independence Day Parade.


For Sponsorship Opportunities, please contact: 

Judy Roldan

Direct: (562) 682-0030


Sergio Tinoco

Direct: (323) 816-8819



6035 Pacific Blvd.

Huntington Park, 90255

Office: (323) 587-

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