The 4th of July Kiddie Parade celebrated Independence Day and is the kickoff for Hollister's 150th Anniversary. Photo by John Chadwell.

Children and Youth

Trikes replace bikes in July 4th celebration

The annual Hollister Independence Day weekend onslaught of motorcycles was replaced by parade of families and bicycles decorated in red, white, and blue bunting in celebration of the national holiday.

Jim Hart and Ruth Erickson as Uncle Sam and Betsy Ross lead the annual Kiddy Parade on July 4, 2019. Photo by John Chadwell.

San Benito Lifestyle

July 4 Kiddie Parade draws a crowd in Hollister

An estimated 1,000 people gather to celebrate Independence Day.


Art & Culture

Band Students Lead 4th of July Kiddie Parade

Students from the Summer Band Camp culminate their two-week experience with a performance in the Hollister Kiddie Parade