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Monrovia Days Parade & Festival

Monrovia Days Logo 2018

Monrovia Days is our annual community birthday party where all Monrovians gather together to celebrate our talented youth and the Scholars and Champions from the Monrovia Unified School District.  This year, we are extremely excited to share that the Monrovia Days celebration will be a three-day event held Friday, May 18 - Sunday, May 20, 2018. The City of Monrovia, Monrovia Unified School District, and Centre Stage have coordinated the following activities to celebrate: Parade to honor our Scholars and Champions from the Monrovia Unified School District, performances by our youth, the Famous Pie Eating Contest, live musical entertainment, beer garden, carnival food, games, and carnival rides.

Purchase Your Carnival Tickets Here!

Saturday Schedule: Parade, Community Festival, and More! 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

  • 9:00 a.m.  Commencement Ceremony
  • 10:00 a.m.  Parade - Apply by Friday, May 4, to Enter!
    • Awards will be given for the following parade categories:
      • Best Musical Entry
      • Best Float
      • Judge's Award
      • Best Overall Entry
      • Monrovia Days Spirit Award
      • Most Unique Entry
  • 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Friends of the Library Book Sale
  • 11:00 a.m.  Community Festival Begins in Library Park 
    • Performances from MUSD and Centre Stage
    • Carnival
    • Carnival Games
    • Food
    • Dunk Tank
    • Beer Garden
  • 5:00 p.m.  Merengue Bakery Pie Eating Contest - Apply by Friday, May 11, at 5 p.m. to Enter!
    • Join in on some old-fashioned fun!
    • Contest Rules:
    1. Participants must be age 12 and older.
    2. Application must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 11.
    3. Each team member is responsible for eating 1 pie.
    4. The first team who finishes, WINS!
    5. Winner receives bragging rights for a year!
    6. Cash prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams.
  • 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.  Hiatus - Top 40 Cover Band

Ticket Information

Purchase your unlimited carnival ride and game booth wristband today!

 Pre-Sale Ticket Prices  Day Of Ticket Prices
 One Day: $15.00  One Day: $20.00
 Two Day: $25.00  Two Day: $30.00
 Three Day: $35.00   Three Day: $40.00 

Additional Information

Contact the Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246 or visit the event website at

You won’t want to miss this weekend-long community celebration!