El Teatro Campesino truck. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Art & Culture

San Juan Bautista’s Holiday of Lights Parade draws a nice crowd

Highlights include El Teatro Campesino’s ‘La Pastorela’ float and a tiny human Christmas tree.

2022 Veterans Day Parade. Photo by Noe Magaña.


Veterans Day parade returns to downtown Hollister

Dozens of floats participate honoring veterans.

VFW members removing banners in preparation for the Nov. 11 ceremony. Photo by Jenny Mendolla Arbizu.


Ways to celebrate Veterans Day in San Benito County

San Benito County will host many Veterans Day events for the community including a parade and dinner.

Texas Longhorns led the parade down San Benito Street. Photo by John Chadwell.


The Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo Parade celebrates Americana and Western Heritage

It's been over three years since the Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo Parade marched down the main street of Hollister.

A float from a past Saddle Horse Show Parade coming down the street. Photo courtesy of Ray Pulver.


Saddle Horse Show Parade returns after two-year hiatus

Local resident Rebecca Wolf has been the main force behind the parade since 2017.

San Benito Foods float. Photo courtesy of Hollister Downtown Association.


HDA announces parade winners

San Benito Foods chosen best of parade.

Photo from the parade video.


HDA hosts the 31st Annual Lights On Celebration

This year’s parade theme was 'The Most Wonderful Time of the Year.'

Photo by Noe Magaña.

Schools & Education

PHOTOS: San Benito High School Homecoming Parade

Various high school clubs, the football team and cheerleaders displayed their school spirit.

Itzel Del Rio. Photo by Robert Eliason


Anzar senior graduation includes parade through San Juan Bautista

Graduation was bittersweet for seniors for not been able to be with friends or participate in school activities during most of their last year in high school.

Catherine Dabo at her birthday celebration last year. Photo provided.

San Benito Lifestyle

Parade planned for 100-year old Hollister resident

Family invites community to participate in honoring longtime businesswoman.

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.

Pat Ricotti and Elliott French showcasing their “bucking tractor” during the 2018 Downtown Parade. Photo by Blaire Strohn.

San Benito Lifestyle

Saddle Horse Show seeks entries for downtown parade

Annual event that celebrates vaquero and ranching traditions started in 1932.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Art & Culture

28th Annual Lights On Celebration Results

HDA announces winners of holiday event, which had a total of 79 entries.

Riding in the 2018 Lights On Parade. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Business / Economy

Holiday parade lights up downtown Hollister

Locals line San Benito Street to observe parade, car display and tree decorating contest.

Honoring the fallen of the Vietnam War. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Sports & Recreation

Veterans Day Parade marches through Hollister

Locals line street to honor those who served.